I read a wonderful twitter thead about CGI and the birth of the web and this triggered a thought I've been kicking around.
Wasm is the new CGI
And to be clear I don't mean the Common Gateway Interface as a protocol. I mean what CGI and the
cgi-bin application model brought to the web. They allowed people to easily write code that makes websites interactive. This shifted the web from an archive of documents to a vast network of applications. It …