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Don't be offended by my poor English. My French is almost worst.

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ooli  ·  5 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: What would you say and do?

Someone crafted the perfect response:


ooli  ·  8 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: PSA regarding user bans

Reddit also have an hide option I suppose (I dont have an account, I just lurk)

They also shadow banned the sub since i never saw any post for r/The_donald for years as a lurker.

I suppose the ban coming now, is just some political statement.

I read that piece yesterday about Internet forum nastiness: https://devonzuegel.com/post/the-silence-is-deafening

My first "solution" was to add a "glaring look" button next to the "like" button. I bet it wont solve anything, but I'd like to send "glaring looks" 👀

ooli  ·  9 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: How to be happy? Most people have it backwards.

I like how anti-"fun" he is :

    California because they think of the weather and fail to take account of other things, such as the fact that California is full of tedious hippies.


    In other words, last night’s party was never as good as you think it was.

Seriously, it's a shame that mindfulness is more mainstream than CBT. I guess coming from antique Asia, is the recipe to success in the west. Cant wait when everyone start ingesting mercury like Qin Shi Huang

I despise everything that Trump represent.

But the more I see him, the more fun and self-deprecating he seems. Totally the opposite of what I expected from a self aggrandizing untitled son of a billionaire.

I get why he won. I can see why he could win again, and that video , and how relatable he appears in it, is more a Trump ads than a Biden one's

ooli  ·  25 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: In an Experiment, 255 People Changed Their Own Personalities in Just 2 Weeks

I was thinking the same. But hey! They got a 6 week later check-in with not self reported assessment, but with 3 other people's blind-assessment... Those might be in in the deception, though

ooli  ·  53 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Against food delivery platforms

Now I want to open a pizza front to get into pizza arbitrage.. I didnt do so well on the stock market so far. Plus the joy of screwing uber eat is priceless

We have to be very callous to oppose Economy Vs People (seems to be an opposition only an American can fathom)

Anyway the economy argument fell flat to justify the Sweden decision : https://www.businessinsider.fr/us/sweden-economy-likely-wont-benefit-from-decision-avoid-lockdown-report-2020-5

the plan: protect the old and frail. Let the other catch the disease, so they can be immune sooner.

They expect more death early, but argue that other country HAVE to reopen one day, then the disease will run its course , and they will end up having the same number of death overall; because Sweden will be immune by then.

ooli  ·  59 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Is Online Advertising Working? We Simply Don't Know

But you're saying it worked: with no intrinsic value on your website, you still had ton of attention, because of ads

ooli  ·  59 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The new dot com bubble is here: it’s called online advertising

ooli  ·  60 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Sci-Fi club no. 43: The Merchant and the Alchemist's Gate

loved it. Nothing Sci-fi about it.

There is something fascinating about Arabian stories. I dont know if it's the exoticism of the name, the richness of the setting, or the scariness of the magic and the fear of Allah

I discovered (and loved) Michael Crichton with such a story :

eaters of the dead .

  A recounting of The Beowulf but made interesting... proving that adding Arabian flavor to anything make it fascinating.

My reading was only impacted by another similar story about a magician, and traveling through time :

The Wizard that was made to wait by Borges

  ( I had to post it myself on my old blog because I could only find a pdf version, of all Borges books online)

Wondering how the alchemist could let 20 year span go by for the gate to work, I expected a bad ending, as in the Borges story (itself inspired from the Arabian tales, but I dont know which, if someone knows, I'm curious to read the original)

ooli  ·  72 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: I Love Corporations

    Let’s say Amazon offers you the CEO position tomorrow. It comes with a $10 million annual salary.

The guy managed to search for the number of employees at Amazon, but not the CEO salary?


How Bezos is widely known to be in the billion club? Was it by receiving 10 million/ year (at that rate It would take him 100 year just to accumulate 1 billion)

I couldnt read past such biased argument!

The one thing right: I hate google, and I dont hate lottery winners, and Royal family ...

But those guys didn't make their fortune on the back of employees (or users in case of Google and Fb), and abusing earth resource .. not directly at least.

This guy is such a tool. I hope he is paid enough to spread what he knows is bullshit.. and you know what? I bet he isn't