The miracle man section of this article is nostalgic. The simplicity of scamming (dividing email lists by two recursively) reminded me somewhat of how I was taught to think about the underlying simplicity of critical thinking, which apparently is a meme nowadays.
I finally remembered the perfect metaphor for modern western politics someone told me ages ago. The ‘work and shoot’ is what it was, or the cooler sounding; ‘worked shoot’, as in ‘fake fighting’, ‘friendly fighting’, or kayfabe (be fake).
My fun take on that trope is a tad more twisted; it’s a ’lesser worked shoot’, as in ‘photo and shoot’, or photo shoot, or just a photo, and maybe a shoot. I was told once before it’s more of a worked photo chute (ouch).
I don’t particularly write for an online audience, but netsurfers I speak a truth; short » long!
Yeah, obviously (duh), but the average estimated attention span online clocks in just under a goldfish (9 seconds) or maybe more! I’ve only fully realized this by happenstance in a sorta offline–ish short/long blog experiment, but it blows my mind because my ability to focus is typically 2~4 hours.
One of the best pizza making forums on the net is still;