Was 2016 the worst year ever? If you want it to be

There's been a narrative so loud about 2016 being the worst year ever that even I can't ignore it. The low information diet can't avoid the fuss about this one. Some people are calling it the worst … [Read more...]

If the Problem is Fake News, Just Ignore it Altogether

I'm sure you've come across a bunch of these articles on Fake news. In fact, I would not be surprised if you read one on Facebook that you thought was real, but was not. The line between the two … [Read more...]

Why Is Pitchfork “The Most Trusted Voice in Music”?

Let's paint a picture for a moment here. An artist that you greatly admire has a new album coming out soon. You've been waiting anxiously for a couple of years for it. You might have listened to the … [Read more...]

The Impact of the Vocal Minority – A Tale of Two Sites

In this article, I want to talk about the Vocal Minority on two large, but very different sites: NPR and Reddit. NPR Recently, NPR announced that they were disabling comments on their site, and … [Read more...]

A Discussion On Ad Blockers

Ad Blockers: Great for the people, but terrible for those who rely on advertisements. Do you use ad blocker? I do. It's nice to remove those pesky ads that are extremely intrusive on the … [Read more...]

Job Automation Pt. 5 – Skillsets to learn and the growing importance of financial literacy

Job automation is coming, so what's next? What should you do about it? In Part 1 & 2, we examined how job automation is going to impact both the developing and developing world, from low skilled … [Read more...]