Your house contains products from hundreds of thousands of suppliers and craftspeople.
The food you eat comes to you from a very loosely coordinated (not organized, not controlled) network of millions of vendors and farmers.
To read this blog, you’re using software from hundreds (probably thousands) of companies, all barely connected in time and space.
In the Star Trek future, it’s all seamless, coherent and controlled.
In fact, the hodgepodge continues to get more chaotic, not less.
The work is to build and influence systems, not to seek to control it all.