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Information Markets: Messages + Marketing, Anonymity + Authentication

For many, many thousands of years, humans have almost exclusively communicated face-to-face. Some linguists estimate the beginnings of human language to have occurred somewhere around 75 thousand years ago… and if that were so then in my estimation for about … Continue reading Continue reading

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The Intention Economy

Several years ago, it became very fashionable to talk about something called the ”attention economy”. I think the analysis was valid, but one-sided. Economics is not about just one single, particular thing – it’s about the way all things in … Continue reading

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Billions and Billions of Clueless People

Imagine Carl Sagan staring into a TV camera in wonder and amazement that there are so many clueless people: Doesn’t anybody here know who Billie Holiday is?!? How can you say that the Rolling Stones invented the blues? You people … Continue reading

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One Explanation Why People Still Use Retard Media Websites: They Want a Biased Opinion

On another one of my websites, I have started a new feature called „#Literacy #Quiz #Questions“ – I’ve explained it here: „New Feature: Literacy Quiz Questions“. Oddly, there seems to be a somewhat rational reasoning behind the rationale people apparently … Continue reading

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Belief in Brands vs. Belief in Language

Much like retard media, social media are mass media. They do not target a specific social group or individual interest groups… they seek to influence the masses. Let’s first take a small step back to remind ourselves how the era … Continue reading

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All the World’s Millions of Stages

Shakespeare maintained that all the world’s a stage – and that is perhaps a quaint world view which went over quite well with rising states of nationalistic colonialism that were so characteristic of early modern times. Pirates and armies alike … Continue reading

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Chloe Thurlow agrees that so-called “social media” probably makes you stupid

In a very well written article, Chloe Thurlow asks: „Are Our Smart Devices Making Us Dumber?“… and her conclusion is (more or less): Yes. Please note that if you are currently using a corporate computer to access the internet, your … Continue reading

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Opportunity makers with + for others — doing something smarter together for the greater good

I have two allies, named Andersen and Anderson. I met Andersen after I met Anderson, and so I told Andersen about Anderson… and now I want to tell you, too. As it turns out, Andersen told me about Anderson’s TED … Continue reading

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Relativity + Relativism vs. Social Order

I quite often doubt myself. People who know me well may be surprised to hear this – unless they know me very well. Here’s the reason why: I also quite often make bold statements – unabashedly so, even. Unless you … Continue reading

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Small Group Behavior + Social Media Networking

When I chat with people about their marketing strategies, they will often tell me something like “I rely on word of mouth.” It bugs me to hear that — I feel there is something insincere about it. The purpose of … Continue reading

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