Imagine having to use not one, but two or three extensions just to make any other app work the way it’s supposed to. Imagine having to click on cookie banners every time you open a new Finder window. Imagine the Instagram app becoming slow or behaving differently on some account pages. Imagine your email client obstructing your view with a banner when you write back to someone. Imagine your text editor looking like this.
I don’t necessarily agree that all web browsers are shit. But he paints an evocative scene.