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The way we construct large scale systems has changed dramatically from 30 years ago when we thought Pascal Pascal was pretty nifty. The corporations, the organizations most of us work for, are creatures based on century-old laws - the Delaware General Corporation Act was passed in 1899, and the Securities Act in 1933. The actual ownership and governance structures are identical from startup to startup across Silicon Valley and beyond. The benefits of belonging to a corporation in practice include guaranteed income and a shared team of people supporting each other to accomplish shared goals.