Have you realised that every single time you retweet a demagogue, you’re a ca-ching in their attention cash box? They couldn’t care less about what you say but they almost literally jerk off on the fact that you are saying something at all. Raw human attention. You’re either paying, or you’re not.
Mein persönlicher Versuch, mich einigen grundsätzlichen Fragen zu stellen, die mir gestern wie heute relevant scheinen. Als Einführung in die Problematik des Überwachungskapitalismus empfehle ich dieses Interview.
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So on my last day in Sri Lanka with Human Made, this happens: I’m enjoying a 🍺Lion’s at one of the beach bars in Negombo, a touristy area not far from BIA airport. Every other five minutes, another vendor walks by, offering what they have: souvenirs, clothes, jewellery. I kindly tell them no thanks, I’m good… Read more How I spent 4k on a product I didn’t need and got 4 lessons in value-driven marketing I hadn’t expected