Wednesday, September 25, 2019
I was puttering about on the Internet and I saw an article about how the desire to be popular on the Internet is killing people's creativity. I didn't read it. I'm on the Internet a fair bit, being something of an ad hoc Internet reporter, and I figured:
If I am seeing this article prominently featured on the Internet it is popular.
If it is on the Internet, popular, and an article, it was designed to be popular.
And, by the author's own title, as it was trying to be popular, it was a creativity killer.
I don't read the work of murderers!
Do my attempts to be popular on the Internet inhibit my creativity?
No, my attempts to be creative seem to inhibit my popularity.
Posted by Feldenstein Calypso at 6:30 AM
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