JWZ has not, in fact, vanished since that post near the end of the penultimate bubble. I've just (*stuffs a history of the 'noughties under the carpet*) been paying attention to other people while he's been doing other stuff besides writing all those great old things.
This new gruntle, though, is timeless:
I did make a bunch of money by winning the Netscape Startup Lottery, it's true. So did most of the early engineers. But the people who made 100x as much as the engineers did? I can tell you for a fact that none of them slept under their desk.
(h/t: David Conrad, RTing)