Disinformation via Anachronistic Juxtaposition

Usually when someone asks for their own tweet to be prevented from being reshared it’s a sign of Streisand Effect. The Streisand effect is a phenomenon whereby an attempt to hide, remove, or censor a piece of information has the unintended consequence of publicizing the information more widely, usually facilitated by the Internet. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Streisand_effect IContinue reading “Disinformation via Anachronistic Juxtaposition”

High Heeled Shoes Were Originally Created For Men

History is fascinating. I had no idea! The origin of high-heels can be traced back to 15th century Persia when soldiers wore them to help secure their feet in stirrups. Persian migrants brought the shoe trend to Europe, where male aristocrats wore them to appear taller and more formidable. https://www.teenvogue.com/story/heels-history-men “The heel was an additionalContinue reading “High Heeled Shoes Were Originally Created For Men”

Focus on Quality + Entertainment: what makes US successful

Very interesting insights in this thread about the US from an immigrant entrepreneur perspective: Many cultures focus on costs. But cutting costs translates quickly into a culture of “good enough” work, where feedback is met with excuses, not iterations. But the iterations make the difference. You can always do better if u put quality first.Continue reading “Focus on Quality + Entertainment: what makes US successful”

How Republicans and Democrats view themselves

The above is just one of the charts that I found very interesting. It gives very good insight into how people with different affiliations view themselves 42% Republicans say members of their own party are more open minded compared to other Americans 70% Democrats say members of their own party are more open minded comparedContinue reading “How Republicans and Democrats view themselves”

In 1922, the New York Times explained Hitler’s anti-Semitism as political cleverness.

Fact-checked. This is true. The New York Times argued in 1922 that “Hitler’s anti-Semitism was not so genuine and violent as it sounded, and that he was merely using anti-Semitic propaganda as a bait to catch the masses of followers and keep them aroused and engaged.”