What if there were no stars?

About: Burningbird ? Mix and Match

source: my comment above
Well "What if there were no stars?" ? literally ? what would our culture be like today if, when you looked up at the night sky, there were no stars there at all. Now play that game on marketing. What would our culture be like if there were no marketing? ? no way of getting people's attention whatsoever. Think about that before you rag too much about the facts of our existance. Sure it can become obnoxious, i posted about such a case here, but buzz like Web2.0, and Ajax, and DHTML have a legitite place. Buzz is just as easy to ignore as spam, perhaps we should design better BS detectors ? like this one, sounds like this .. sorry can't get any more of them at the speaktomecatalog.com.
... incidentally she's ragging on agile, now that's a buzz word that i personally haven't groked.

... then the beat went on in Shelley's blog:

source: my comment
Roger, i hate to be manipulated by marketing too. But there are things happening here that are bigger than us. Think evolution ? think of a virus evolving ? then think of the proteins it produces evolving ? then think of our culture. We are in an explosion. The objects that are around us are evolving at phenomenal rate. They are evolving due to the science and art of modern technology ? and that explosion is being fueled by consumerism, marketing and other reflections of human nature. Now you may not like it, but i'm pretty sure that you like that we have an Internet now where we can find each other on Shelley's blog and talk about things that we care about. Tell me how we can have the good without the bad.
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Tags

  1. burningbird
  2. marketing
  3. buzz
  4. agile
  5. leviathan
  6. meta-bullshit

Comments


Mark de LA says
Outside of the proliferation of noise cancelling earphones, I recommend the stuff in group UnhackTheBrain 


Seth says
M 2006-04-05 08:45:32 3224
Of course if there were no stars, there would be no sun & there would be no earth & there would be no us. Better keep the stars! 

No.  There could be an earth, there could be the sun ... just no other suns.  You need to play the game under the assumptions provided, or i'll take chekerboard and go away.

Seth says
source:  dave rogers comment is worth a quote
Bullshit about bullshit, meta-bullshit, is the worst kind.
... food for a cartoon? ...


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