In the beginning man created the internet. The white space was without form, and blankness was upon the face of the screen. And man said, “Let there be text, ” and there was text. On the second day he divided the internet into pages. He connected them with blue hyperlinks, and he saw that they were good. On the third day he created GIFs—looping videos of laughing babies and dancing Jesuses that shimmied across the page. He wasn’t sure if This story is from Kinfolk Issue Thirty-Eight Buy Now Related Stories Arts & Culture Issue 45 Yoga with Adriene The internet’s best friend is—finally—finding her own flow. Arts & Culture Issue 43 The Alt-Right Wellness Loop Where alt-health meets the alt-right. Arts & Culture Issue 40 In Season Potable water meets palatable design. Arts & Culture Fashion Partnerships Issue 34 HaaT: Makiko Minagawa In partnership with HaaT, creative director Makiko Minagawa talks tradition, textiles and a half-century of collaborating with Issey Miyake. Arts & Culture Issue 34 Unbreak the Internet A guide to being good online. Arts & Culture Issue 29 Making Money Snøhetta’s managing director Martin Gran explains the design value of a banknote.