As we watch the unfolding (or rather, the unravelling) of the will-he-or-won't-he dramedy of Elon Musk's bid to buyout Twitter, we are becoming increasingly aware that the platform has deeper unresolved issues than a billionaire takeover. The number of active Twitter users have been at a standstill for the past few years and there is … Continue reading The Eyeball Conundrum (Codex Vagus: essay 12)
If someone could come up with an affiliate marketing system where people who promote an e-book, a piece of music, or a movie could share in the profits of content they linked to, they could invent a whole new industry of internet content promotion.
Americans should have learned by now that "outrage" is about as effective as "thoughts and prayers" and that street demonstrations amount to masturbation.
All liberal ideas will one day be outdated. It is the nature of progress to eventually lose its currency.
Truth is not an abstract concept. Open dialogue is not a formality. Free speech is the lifeline of a stable and prosperous society.
The Law of Entropy dictates that the tallest stack of coins is the most likely to topple. Taxing the rich a form of controlled demolition to avert mass wealth extinction.
Every great man is selectively blind. Great men are seldom great for you. Never trust a great man. #elonmusk #tesla
If we can attach a paywall and make a pay-per-view-NFT, any video creator can in theory create their own Netflix-like platform.
A self-contained modularised microfluidic reactor and solar cell combination that produces synthetic gasoline from air, water, and sunlight is what the world desperately needs right now.
Someone clever enough to work out all the engineering hurdles of this proposal may become a billionaire some day.