Monthly Archives: February 2019

Fook No

By | February 27, 2019

People’s answers to the question how much use of social media is worth to them reveal a ‘superendowment effect’: They’d pay very little to acquire it, but would have to be paid a lot to let it go. I’d pay to avoid having to use Facebook. Not sure how much, though. Maybe up to $500… Read More »

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Intuitive UI

By | February 27, 2019

This is so true, and all of the Mozilla/Firefox people should watch this: This is what users do when you create an intuitive UI. pic.twitter.com/qL7ppQ6KaD — Pranay Pathole (@PPathole) February 26, 2019

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Geron

By | February 27, 2019

In Defense of the Gerontocracy. Maybe older is better. Just look at Nancy Pelosi. Just look at her. Blocking Medicare for all, a climate change denier in effect, will be responsible more directly than most for the deaths of tens of millions to billions. Surely something to admire, am I right?

No Humility Here

By | February 27, 2019

This also seems to be babbling, mostly, as far as I can tell. Among many other mistakes, she is somehow analogizing the scarcity of attention and the need to parcel it out judiciously with the problem of students writing papers. Do professors not realize that in most cases that students must regurgitate in the simplest… Read More »

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Deny

By | February 26, 2019

Here's Obama *bragging* about how he saw the transformation of America into the number one oil producer. This was four months ago. The climate change denial is coming from… inside the house. https://t.co/PtSoj6JctN — Matt Stoller (@matthewstoller) February 26, 2019 Nearly everyone, as I’ve noted before, is a climate change denier de facto. If we… Read More »

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Shirt

By | February 26, 2019

I am not too sexy for my shirt, but I am starting to get too big for many of my shirts. I think it’s the much taller shoulders, mainly. And I am about two inches wider now in the shoulders/arms than I was six months ago.

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Eusocial

By | February 26, 2019

everyone's calling for a surveillance state. that's impossible. shutting down social media isn't. dry up their money, end this nightmare — Gravis: The Posts Lizard (@gravislizard) February 26, 2019 Yeah. Humans are probably not socially equipped for social media, especially most over-40s, who are the worst of all from what I’ve seen. Though it does… Read More »

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RCon

By | February 26, 2019

The next time I don’t do something I am supposed to do at work, I am going to claim Russian conspiracy and see how that goes. It seems to be working well for everyone else, so why not?

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Selma

By | February 26, 2019

Selma Blair’s dress from the Oscars was a work of art. The 2019 #VFOscars portrait studio by Mark Seliger is officially open—and @SelmaBlair is here to kick it off https://t.co/is8NyPFGU2 pic.twitter.com/FTzceK2JQ1 — VANITY FAIR (@VanityFair) February 25, 2019 And the cane is not a prop. She has multiple sclerosis and has trouble walking.

Motivate

By | February 25, 2019

When you show yourself to the world and display your talents, you naturally stir all kinds of resentment, envy, and other manifestations of insecurity… you cannot spend your life worrying about the petty feelings of others — Robert Greene (@RobertGreene) February 19, 2019 Excellence or even making an effort, even if it’s not that good,… Read More »