Keith and I are going to talk more about the metaverse, but Phil Libin, creator of Evernote, has his own insight. He grew up in the Soviet Union, and says that all of what we see now is just the same propaganda he saw as a youth. His insight of “no one wants to spend any amount of time with a plastic thing strapped to their face” strikes home with my concerns. Of course, what happens in the coming years may surprise Phil and I….

“You can smell a bad idea before it’s fully built,” Phil Libin, Evernote’s founder, told journalists Eric Newcomer, Katie Benner, and Tom Dotan.