Content platforms, funding systems and search engines can go insane with ideological bias, creating an extralegal layer oppressing content creators. Can a completely neutral platform, which stands wholly on legal ground and is detached from moral judgement, even exist?
This is a rambling thought experiment which thinks about a payment processor, crowdfunding or patronage platform..
A small trail from a resource reference in Dao De Jing which I followed for the fun of it.
more notes to come, maybe
Meant as a YouTube killer, it has all the flaws of Steemit.
there's still more to add
A blog/article website which uses the Steem cryptocurrency.
Money comes from nowhere, and the entire thing is run by bots who game the system. This isn't just individual items and their income, but manipulating the entire "market" for large weekly buy-sell payouts.
Converts a local payment into a bank transfer in United States.
Tested with a credit card from Canada to bank transfer to wefunder.com, in order to invest in minds.com.
A social media platform.
Positioned as a "free as in beer and free as in freedom" alternative to platforms like Twitter, minds has significant potential.
A set of exercises created by practicing psychology clinicians and academics, demonstrated to improve lives.
People who spend time writing carefully about themselves become happier, less anxious and depressed and physically healthier. They become more productive, persistent and engaged in life. This is because thinking about where you came from, who you are and where you are going helps you chart a simpler and more rewarding path through life.