Thursday, December 15, 2016

Something Here To Keep In Mind...


...Now that the usual suspects from Silicon Valley have gone to Trump Tower to, at least symbolically, kiss ass.

These tech giants, vaunted so much simply because they made a shit ton of money, are no more than what Emmett Rensin declares them to be in the article linked below. And if you take the time to read the Daemon series of books you will see the real "disruption" they supposedly instigate is in keeping the rest of us from creating any real change. After all, what would be the point of having billions in digital counters if things were to change fundamentally.

In any case, though, you should really take the time and read Mr. Rensin's piece here.


VALLEY OF THE DOLTS

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ONLY THE RICH GET RAISES


These trends are dismal, and show no sign of abating. As the economy has slowly recovered from the Great Recession, wages have scarcely budged. Income gains since 2007 have flowed almost exclusively to the richest 1 percent.