In this transcript, the speaker discusses their live interview session and the annoyance of having to use watermarked videos due to the expensive subscription fees. They also mention the privilege of having a blue check mark on social media platforms and how it doesn’t grant them the ability to share blog links, which highlights the control of these platforms. The speaker expresses their appreciation for Facebook’s decision to stop allowing news, as they believe people shouldn’t rely on social media for accurate information. They then transition to talking about the decline in independent journalism despite the presence of experienced investigative journalists. The speaker encourages individuals to seek out independent journalists for reliable news and expresses a desire to see more disruption in the news media industry. They reflect on their 20 years of experience in the industry and the disillusionment they gained from it. They mention various independent journalists they admire and express hope for the future of web development in terms of privacy and decentralization. Finally, they touch on the collapse of the US government and the disappointment they have towards those in power.