[email protected]+ Your Authors @Jason angel: @uber @thumbtack @wealthfront @datastax @robinhoodapp @desktopmetal @calm @launch thisweekinstartups.com/ angelthebook.com/ Jun. 14, 2019 1 min read + Your Authors

Having billions of people on one planet has resulted in the destruction of the environment, dictatorships & chaos

Why do we think having billions of people in giant social networks or a video-sharing site would result in something better?

We’re not good at scaling society.

Twitter is a tiny percentage of society and it’s total chaos, as we should expect.

Twitter isn’t the problem, it’s your expectation that somehow
@jack & the @twitter team is magically going to make a 100M person digital city somehow BETTER than a 10M person, real-world city.

San Francisco is 7x7 miles filled with the richest, smartest & most creative collection of individuals in the world—who can’t solve for traffic, car breakins, garbage, housing or homelessness!

You expect a couple of hundreds twitter executives to solve for *speech* w/100M peeps?

Lower your expectation to “LESS FUNCTIONAL” than a major city and @twitter seems like a massive success.

Humans are often broken, illogical & cruel creatures.

Social media draws the mentally ill & evil folks—& creates them.

Online communities are chaos and the reality it that it is up to you to protect yourself — just like in the real world.

If you rely solely or primarily on others for your safety, that’s a huge mistake in my experience.

:the end:


You can follow @Jason.



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