Wield your Klout

Apparently my Klout score is higher than Craig Venter’s.  That’s hilarious.

Fear my arbitrarily high numbers!

Fear my arbitrarily high numbers!

On a more serious note, this is always the problem society faces: how do we rank people? We’ve moved past concepts of inherited nobility and so forth, but this just means we’ve adopted new metrics.  GPA, college admissions test scores, GREs, and everything all boil down to the excuse of having a numerical reason people can point to to justify their decisions to accept or reject.
 
You are not your bank account. You are not the clothes you wear. You are not the contents of your wallet.”  And no, neither are you your test performance or Klout score.
 
But for 90% of your daily interactions, you might as well be.
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Published in: on April 30, 2012 at 10:41 PM  Comments (3)  
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  1. This baffles me. Like, why do we have these when we can just look at someone who has high interaction with its audience. Either way, this is helpful in order for a nobody to become somebody.


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