to answer my own question this post provides all the context i was looking for and more! but i hope the premise of the article ends up being wrong:

for a SW person i've been completely ignorant of what's going on in web stuff for years. can someone please point me to a current picture of the landscape? are there pieces that fit with this and say, or, , ? blah blah

currently listening to La Luz "Weirdo Shrine" and i have missed them so :guitar: :musical_score: :notes: :musical_note:

Generalistic and moderated instance.