Messaging re-imagined in the new platform
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[The following is an AI-created story based on my draft bullet points]
In a world that had outgrown the constraints of conventional messaging platforms, I found myself immersed in a new form of communication. It was a realm of shared data and behavior, a place where communication was dictated by recipes, not just words.
Instead of sending messages, we posted "profiles" that detailed our preferences for communication. From the urgency of our interactions to the length of our exchanges, we could define how we wanted to be contacted. High-profile individuals, like popular artists, even had the option to delegate certain interactions to agents, fan communities, or virtual avatars.
These profiles came with policies that governed the types of recipes we would accept, allowing for flexibility or rigidity in the content we received. We could even set safety rules, like accepting disappearing messages only if we had the option to report abusive content.
As we navigated this new landscape, we discovered profiles attached to various experiences or activities. Names, associations, and even controlled namespaces were malleable, giving us the freedom to shape our digital identities. Petnames could be bootstrapped, and signed associations provided a layer of credibility.
Experiences in this world could range from group chats with strict policies ensuring coherence, to collaborative projects like shared documents, or even immersive games. There was no need to install additional software or sign up for services, as the experiences adapted to our existing profiles and trusted connections.
Identity, authoring experiences, and attention management were reimagined in this new world. Bots could predict responses before we hit send, allowing for more efficient communication. Public places could be joined seamlessly, and even the metaverse took on a more literal notion of "places."
This world thrived on ephemeral code, allowing functionality to be shipped to users without installation or central control. Data became the cornerstone of collaboration, with code gravitating towards it. The guardrails of constraint were loosened, giving way to a more fluid and adaptable communication landscape that was determined by the depth of our connections.
In this revolutionary world, we embraced the power of shared data and behavior, creating a communication paradigm that transcended the limits of messaging platforms as we once knew them. With our digital identities and communication preferences guiding our interactions, we embarked on a journey to discover the true potential of human connection in an ever-evolving digital universe.