February 20, 2012
#1019: First Post
[[A bar graph with two bars. The first bar is much taller than the second. It is marked ‘$1,500,000’, and below the x-axis, is labelled “Cost to buy an ad on every story on a major news site every day until the election. The second bar is much shorter, marked ‘$200,000’, and labelled “Cost to pay five college students $20
hour to camp the site 24
7 and post the first few comments the moment a story goes up, giving you the last word in every article and creating an impression of peer consensus.]]
The problem with posting comments in the order they’re submitted.