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I've been reading Glenn Greenwald's book No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the US Surveillance State. Needless to say, it's nightmare fuel.
From page 42 of the paperback version:
For white collar work, I’m not seeing as many jobs posted and in looking at what’s available, more ads are asking for hybrid, full RTO, or remote as long as you live within a certain radius of the office. The pace of hiring has also...
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On January 28th, Bjørn Andreas Bull-Hansen published the video "Stop Celebrating Stupidity | The Rise of Anti-Intellectualism," which you can find here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qmFn619GnrI.
Are we celebrating stupidity? Have we descended into anti-intellectual madness these days?
✔️ At 7:28, I believe he hits the nail on...
Print this article and save it. I am begging you. I want to see how this content ages and I predict: probably not well.
"If 2022 was the year corporate bosses planned for a mass return to offices, 2023 might usher in a new era of...
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✔️ ICYMI news, 1/28 - 2/3.
✔️Layoffs and more layoffs. And no, they aren't all in Big Tech.
✔️Oil companies are raking in record profits, so hey, we got that goin' for us.
✔️The war hawks are fiending for conflict.
✔️Tons of open jobs! (Supposedly.) Now,...
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Well, this guy- Bill Simon- is just coming out and telling you to take your medicine, little baby. Wow.
I've used the analogy of sit down, take your pablum, and hush. It's becoming clearer and clearer now. How can you deny...
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I've reported for months and months that RTO was and is an inevitable conclusion, IMO. I don't agree with it, but I don't think it's fair to put out hot air and hopium just to get likes and shares.
✔️ With more and...
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"I've been laid off from work, my rent is due, my kids all need brand new shoes. So I went to the bank to see what they could do. They said, 'Son, looks like bad luck's gotta hold on you.' Money's too tight...
I'm not sure if you've noticed this - it may depend on how many of these cycles you've been through already - but: the bigger the bubble, the worse the fall after it pops. You may feel that's just a 💩 happens situation. These boom/bust...
Does it not seem that the current tone is: Yeah, OK. There's some bad news out there, but it's all good. Nothing to see here, people. No big deal. Everything is still fine.
Is it though?
On Monday, January 23rd I published the podcast episode "Bonus Episode:...