I think there’s a good way to put this idea into action. Create a process where products are funded because they contribute new open formats and protocols to the mix. The last X years have been sucking the life out of the good beginnings of the open web.
There’s a lot of cynicism in the tech industry about keeping choice open for users. The result has been stagnation. As you note, most “tech” news is about shuffling orgcharts, movement of money, me-too products. —Mike: Great tweet, time to put back