>> "Our third and final example of a clear winner in our economy is John Doerr, a general partner in the famed Silicon Valley venture capital fund Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Doerr helped fund many of the key companies fueling the current technological revolution, including Twitter, Google, Amazon, netscape and Sun Microsystems. The return of these investments has been astronomical: Doerr's net worth, as of this writing, is more than $3 billion." >> These sentences gave me a headache tbh
@luxpris I was under the same impression... People I know who have been using twitter/facebook for many years eventually become passive consumers that scroll through whatever is on their feed, like or retweet every now and then. This form of interaction carries on into their real-world conversations which often boil down to showing each other memes/videos, commenting on people's instagram posts and whatnot.
@substack Frightening to think that we'll witness almost half of this mass extinction event within our lifetimes....🌍
@squeakypancakes good to know, I hadn't heard of this before
@puffinus_puffinus As someone who moved to the Netherlands two years ago, it keeps astonishing me how clean their air is, how healthy the people are, and how their politicians are (for the most part) genuinely interested in the well-being of the people. This is so incredibly rare and I'm happy that such a place exists. The Netherlands can be a good example for other countries.
Hello, can anyone suggest good articles/literature/films about unschooling? So far I have only read this: https://theanarchistlibrary.org/library/peter-gray-unschooling-surveys . Thanks! :blobderpy:
Here to discuss politics and technology but I'm interested in pretty much anything.
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