I don't normally do hot takes, but his is more of a cold take on an important breaking-smart theme that happens to have a hot example brewing right now. Especially since last week's guest issue from Steven Moody provided a frontlines take on the opportunities created by the Internet for global economic and political mobility. So let's talk about #brexit which seems to many like a step in the other direction. Is the outcome a case of breaking smart or breaking bad? What does it mean for software eating the world? What does it mean for the future of democracy? What does it mean for the idea, popular among libertarian-leaning breaking-smart types, that political exits are always good news?
FOCJ is gone, will need a backup on this one https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Articles_for_deletion/FOCJ