Month: April 2021
Most News Wastes Time
I think I read way too much news. I tried to control my new sources to make sure they are more accurate, but most of all the stuff news shares on a day-to-day basis is just noise.
I think the news organizations have gotten incredibly good at being entertainment organizations and trying to hold our attention for hours a day.… read more “Most News Wastes Time”
Watch “German WWI veteran describes killing a French soldier in a bayonet charge” on YouTube
Another Good Reason To Abolish Patents
Patents should be abolished period. For the benefits of the free market to actually go to consumers, the government should not be creating artificial monopolies and barriers to trade.
Every new idea is only a very tiny extension of the vast corpus of human knowledge that came before it. To claim ownership of an idea is obscene, especially since even very complex ideas like calculus usually occur to many people at the same time.… read more “Another Good Reason To Abolish Patents”
Ransomware gang threatens to expose police informants if ransom is not paid | The Record by Recorded Future
Solve this by banning cryptocurrency.
Police are never popular. Their job is to find and deal with bad people at their worst moments. The police deal with the violent and crazy people all day long, and naturally become very harsh and jaded because of that. The police are not nice, friendly, or polite. If they started the job that way, it would quickly be eliminated by the grind of police work.… read more “Police”
Nassim Taleb: Bitcoin failed as a currency and became a speculative ponzi scheme | Hacker News
More Fake Fox News Reporting
The Fox News article linked here is purposefully extremely misleading to enrage Americans against each other. Chris Cuomo is a liberal who is a favorite attack target of Fox News. The Fox News link title on their homepage is “Chris Cuomo says White Kids Need to Die”. In reality, Cuomo said “for white parents to care about policing issue, white kids need to die”.… read more “More Fake Fox News Reporting”