Bruce Schneier: Talks at Google

There are a lot of important things mentioned in this talk, but my favorite, at 36:40:

In a lot of ways, the Internet is a fortuitous accident. It was a combination of : lack of commercial interest, government neglect, some military requirements for survivability and resilience and computer engineers with vaguely libertarian leanings doing what made technical sense. That was kinda the stew of the Internet. And that stew is gone.