Twitter Blue Checks

Twitter Blue Checks

I had never investigated the Blue Check program until moments ago. It is used to further our neo-feudalism of elite versus the plebians, ensuring that we know our place. Only the truly elite are supposed to get Blue Check marks. Blue Checks are a mark of techno-nobility.

Is “Fan-baiting” a thing?

Is “Fan-baiting” a thing?

“Fan-baiting” is said to be a movie marketing technique where studios intentionally create controversy about the plot, characters or casting for the purpose of creating outrage and social media discussions, thereby increasing publicity for the film.

Media invent scary term “Doomsday Glacier”

Media invent scary term “Doomsday Glacier”

The media has run with this fake label “Doomsday Glacier” because it sounds scary, and the primary purpose of the media is to scare you to death which helps them get clicks and sell eyeballs to advertisers. The scientists do not like this label either.

CNBC reporter makes up the news

CNBC reporter makes up the news

CNBC cites a Pew report to claim that more people are sharing living arrangements due to student debts. But nowhere in the Pew report does it say that. In fact, the Pew report suggests the majority of the change is due to the increase in the immigrant population in the U.S. CNBC just made up a news report to push the student debt meme.

Employer NewSpeak

Employer NewSpeak

You mean a security guard?

“In a lawsuit filed against the retail giant last year, Michael Mangum alleges that he was followed around a Walmart in Wood Village, Ore., back in March 2020 by one of the store’s asset protection associates.”

“Climate change activists should take” lessons from public health mismanagement

“Climate change activists should take” lessons from public health mismanagement

Public health disastrous mismanagement – inconsistent, contradictory, incoherent, illogical and often untrue statements have destroyed not just confidence in public health but confidence in Science too. Climate change activism may be going down the same path. Why should we have confidence that Climate Science is any better than Public Health the past 2 1/2 years?

Google turned in parents to police after flagging photos of their child, requested by their doctor during Zoom health care

Google turned in parents to police after flagging photos of their child, requested by their doctor during Zoom health care

A Dad took photos of his naked toddler at request of his doctor, for a remote health consultation, resulting in a diagnosis and treatment. Google flagged him for child pornography and turned him in to the police department. He lost access to all emails and all backed up photos. Google never restored his account and he lost everything.

FYI Google cloud services including email, Docs, backups and everything they do are not reliable, private or safe. If you can, stop using Google cloud services.

NBER paper: Why Is All COVID-19 News Bad News?

NBER paper: Why Is All COVID-19 News Bad News?

91% of US news about Covid topics was negative – even when reporting on positive vaccine developments or low case counts in schools. The media learned that consumers demand negativity – I postulate this is because consumers who are suffering from hysteria and anxiety seek out news that confirms their anxiety, and that being anxious is okay.