It is actually rational for the crowd to be malicious, especially in a competition environment. And I can’t think of any engineering or game theoretic or economic incentive to stop it.
You ought to know that I Know This is now available as a game.
So I just discovered that mermaid mono-fins are a real thing. They are “soft, flexible and functional and will give you the speed and agility of any fish in the ocean”.
All good features, I’m sure, but if grown women want to swim like mermaids—and they are called Adult MerFins after all—I think it is completely justified to hope that these mermaid-wannabes also dress
topless like real mermaids.
Sleep is the most moronic fraternity in the world, with the heaviest dues and the crudest rituals. It is a mental torture I find debasing… I simply cannot get used to the nightly betrayal of reason, humanity, genius. No matter how great my weariness, the wretch of parting with consciousness is unspeakably repulsive to me…
To maximize their profit, Google has spent the last nine years aggressively working to increase the share of ads on each page in their search results, as well as working hard to keep as many clicks as they can within the Google ecosystem. If you want traffic, […] you’re going to have to pay for it.
The ad tactics on every other site have to get ever more aggressive, because search traffic is harder to earn with good content. It means that content publishers are moving toward social and viral traffic, because they can no longer count on search to work for them. It’s this addiction to social that makes the web dumber. If you want tonnage, lower your standards.
Like the original author says, finding information on how to get (or ‘burn’) an ISO file onto a USB stick on the Mac is a lot harder than it seems. Here are the basic steps (culled from the excellent and exhaustive instructions here):
hdiutil convert -format UDRW -o some_filename.img some_filename.iso
/dev/rdiskXand finish the job with
dd if=./some_filename.img.dmg of=/dev/rdisk1 bs=1m