Tag: entropy

We yearn for elitism

From Zeynep Tufekci’s blog: … it is quite likely that preferential-attachment processes are part of the reason for the rise of oligarchies and charismatic authorities. Ironically, this effect is likely exacerbated in peer-to-peer media where everything is accessible to everybody. Since it is just as easy to look at one person’s twitter feed as another’s, […]

Order requires effort

Been thinking a lot about mediocrity and stagnation these past few days — especially after the Visit Malaysia 2020 logo fiasco  — which seems to be a biennial event ? It seems that stagnation and disorderly would come in play the moment we let our attention slip (reminder: write about attention as economy). Murphy’s Law says so, “Anything […]