One of the harsh realities of digital modernity is the extreme consequences of being left behind in a specific way: becoming graph garbage. You're graph garbage if you're not strongly connected to the consequential bits of the social graph relevant to your marketable skills. Why? Because the "stream" where economically valuable things happen is not a material environment like geography. It's an environment created by exclusionary tribal connection patterns of humans. Here's how to tell if you're graph garbage, and what to do about it.