Too Stupid for Words category archive
Why the New York Times continues to pay something for this nothing is beyond me.
He had his politeness in the bag.
(And then, to ensure a happy homecoming, he blamed his wife.)
This evening, why not treat yourself to a David Brooks Special?
Not a lot of substance, but, true Brooksian fashion, an awful lot of empty hot air.
I also had two weddings, but they were years apart and to different persons.
Psychologist Mike Travers suggests that the pending (potential? possible? preposterous?) cage match between Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg “is a snapshot of our culture.”
If he’s correct, we’re in far worst shape than I feared.
If you edit it out of Wikipedia, why, natch, it must have never happened.
The stupid. It metastasizes.
Researchers found that 30 percent of the 2,200 dog owners surveyed believed that canine vaccines were medically unnecessary and more than 20 percent believed that they were ineffective. Nearly 40 percent believed dog vaccinations to be unsafe, with 37 percent expressing the belief that some vaccines could even cause “canine autism”, despite no scientific evidence for vaccines causing this in dogs or humans.
Details of the delusional at the link.
Yet another little indication of our devolution . . . .
One more time, “social” media isn’t, and won’t be as long as it and its algorithms continue to magnify malice, foment falsehoods, nurture nasty, and propagate puerile.
Legal-oriented subreddit Xes out links to Twitter. Here’s the gist; more at the link.
Elon Musk has decided to reenable accounts suspended for posting CSAM (Child Sex Abuse Material–ed,) while at the same time allowing the most basic of CSAM scanning systems to break. And, that’s not even looking at how most of the team who was in charge of fighting CSAM on the site were either laid off or left.
r/law, a popular subreddit about the law announced last week that it was completely banning links to Twitter for this reason.