Facebook’s announcement of dating features on its platform deserves a genuine laugh.
I suppose it’s a valiant attempt at exp… Read more
A good follow up to Thursday Thoughts: more reasons not to fully trust technology with your life and Another Tesla Autopilot fatality: man selflessly gives up his life to train AI, the popularity of trivial, high-priced conveniences continues to plague modern society.
People are extending their poor spending choices past the impractical thousand d… Read more
Obviously not, right?
What advice could possibly benefit you if the person lost thousands, possibly tens of thousands of dollars before lucking out and striking it rich?
Finance articles are littered with survivor bias — something important to know when facing a barrage of unsolicited advice from nobodies suggesting what to do with your money because i… Read more
On Joe Rogan’s podcast #1081 with evolutionary biologist couple Bret Weinstein and Heather Heying, around the 1:07 mark Rogan references his new standup comedy material about the emergence of “Instagram Whores”, a new type of human being cultivated by social media:
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In our culture today, one of the things that is a big standout as being
Two months ago I wrote an article outlining the dangers of Facebook’s new app aimed at kids, “The new Facebook messaging app for kids is another step back for families and society“.
My article just points out what should be obvious, not needing in-depth studies from watchdog or advocacy groups. But we are living in an age where most parent… Read more
It is probably the top requirement to make interpersonal relationships last.
While certainly not the only factor given the gradual destruction of family values via legislation (e.g. no-fault divorce), media and education (e.g. promotion of promiscuity, degeneracy, and neo-Marxist doctrine in general), the Internet doesn’t help in … Read more
The New Year has always been a convenient excuse for procrastination. Rather than arbitrarily setting a future deadline, working on removing bad habits immediately when they start forming and constantly improving oneself regardless of the time of the year is much healthier.
In the same manner, arbitrarily setting deadlines at nice, round number date… Read more
Parents, if you are not yet informed about all the damage social media causes already to grown adults and teenagers, be sure to check out the dozens of articles I have already written on the subject. The plethora of evidence from psychological studies and the admissions of guilt from the tech founders themselves, all indicate social media being a leading c… Read more
Wired released an article titled “Big Data meets Big Brother as China moves to rate its citizens” last October. It is a long but good read, particularly since the story covers two bases I’ve been harping about on this blog: big government and the dangers of social media.
The entire article is worth a read on its own. I’ve posted the ma… Read more
Business Insider released an article that acknowledges the “anti-social media” phenomenon I’ve been writing about for years.
Most keen technologists, including Bill Gates and Steve Jobs, recognize the social and societal detriment caused by social media. When social media is combined with take-it-anywhere smartphone technolo… Read more