UBI is Personal Venture Capital Investment in You

$50 bills banded together with rubber bands in a pile

For decades the Tech industry, and society, has embraced the concept of venture capital funding. Where early investors provide funding and management knowledge and resources to grow a promising idea. A "startup" in other words. Universal Basic Income (UBI) is a guaranteed amount of money providing to people to augment their financial status and increase … Continue reading UBI is Personal Venture Capital Investment in You

The World is a Stamp

It's unfortunate that everyday ordinary items are not designed with the same flourishes of detail that they were in decades of past. Whether something was a manhole cover, a pencil sharpener, or a building facade, designers, manufacturers, and builders invested great and time and expense into making things look interesting. Raubdruckerin (AKA Pirate Printer) press apparel reminds … Continue reading The World is a Stamp

YouTuber pranks her followers with “photos from Bali” taken at her local IKEA – DIY Photography

People read a headline and believe they know all there is to know. People also see pictures taken by "influencers" and believe them. Ignoring the fact that the word 'influence' is literally what the creator calls themselves. It could be precisely because of this trust, but also because people rarely take a good look at … Continue reading YouTuber pranks her followers with “photos from Bali” taken at her local IKEA – DIY Photography