As you pay attention to advertisements, whether in print or on a screen, you’ll notice that advertisements often feature attractive women.
The creators of the Internet had such high hopes for it. The creators of social media also had high hopes, but money and profits eventually quashed hope.
Companies are given more and more power over the lives of people, yet those same people keep voting for politicians who give the power to the companies.
Social Media is allowing our enemies to weaken us by sowing discord.
Facebook started by making it possible to see what your friends were doing. But that was never going to make much money for the company.
Are people basically good? Trump has pulled aside the curtain allowing another side to show, but are there underlying reasons for that other side?
Capitalism is much better than communism. Except sometimes.
Or at least it should be Tax Day. But COVID-19, combined with our crazy, complicated system for filing our taxes, has caused Tax Day to be delayed for three months.
A great article about the miserable annual ritual of filing your taxes.
The NPR program from which I got this conversation.
The numbers about hours and dollars come from here.
Here’s an article about the 20-year effort by TurboTax (Intuit) to keep tax filing complicated.
It seems that many of the rich and famous have become tone deaf, out of touch with rest of us. Of course, they always were out of touch, but this pandemic is showing just how much.
We need to help people who are losing their income because of the coronavirus crisis.