Chris Poole on self expression online
October 18, 2011 2:34 PM Subscribe
Google and Facebook would have you believe that you're a mirror, that there is one reflection that you have, this one idea of self. [They believe] that what you see in that mirror is what everybody else sees. But in fact we're more like diamonds, you can look at people from any angle and see something totally different.
- Chris Poole, AKA Moot, founder of 4Chan and Canvas
, from his speech at the Web 2.0 Summit on self-expression through social networking.Canvas
is a SFW web community with a remix feature that lets you play with images without firing up Photoshop. Note: it requires a Facebook account to sign up.
It will be dangerous, take this with you!
Also, the video says that Poole is the founder of about.me, but I don't think that's true.