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Popularity is the only metric that exists

I recently discovered that popularity is the only thing that matters in our world. Popularity is the only way to measure anything, the answer to any question and the ultimate argument. Everything that exists boils down to popularity, success, knowledge, skill, achievement and even arguments who is right and who not is decided by popularity aka democracy, who has the most people behind him, wins.

Why the left can't meme

Some time ago I noticed that leftists cannot meme, which is a meme in itself "The left can't meme" and I did some research on it, if there is a leftist that can do meme and I could not find a single one, well they do try to meme, but they are all not funny, they really seem to have no clue of memes and it really made my wonder why that is and I finally found the answer.

How the internet is turning everyone into whores

In my last blog "The making money on the internet delusion" I concluded that making money on the internet is a delusion, but now I think I was partly wrong. You have to understand that I was assuming to make money in an ethical way, which is indeed hardly possible on the internet, but there is a trend that works relatively well and it is the prostitution model.

The making money on the internet delusion

Did you ever think that you can easily make money on the internet? Well think again or let me tell you here. First I did not really know how to call it, since I planned to do an article on a specific kind of platform that supports content creators like Patreon or platforms that allow monetization like Youtube, but then I figured it is more like the whole of the internet, since the alternatives to those mainstream monetization services are usually even worse, that is why I chose to call it "The making money on the internet delusion", since I think it is the totality of the internet that has this issue, at least for content creators.

Search bar idiots

The overuse of search bars is a good example of the dumbing down of humanity. It seems people nowadays become more and more incompetent at operating computers and the internet. Instead of using their brain to type in a website into the address bar (not the search bar) and then using their brain to navigate through the menus to find what they are seeking, they seem to now just use the search bar for everything.

How social media helps to promote insanity

This is a follow up to the follow up of the last posts. I thought more about the whole thing with the modern internet, social media and how algorithms now decide what people get to see, even what they like and what they consume and came to the conclusion that this all may be a huge contributor to the insanity of humanity.

Intelligent Algorithms are stupid

This is kind of a follow up to my last blog post about how promoting popularity is insane. I thought more about this and the whole problem goes much deeper, since popularity nowadays is not even decided by humans anymore for the most part, but by machines, that supposedly know better what humans want, than the humans themselves. The algorithms itself may be intelligent, or let us say, they do what they do, the problem is more the human error that made them and the human error that is put into them, which then is turned into more human error by the computer.

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