Profile overview for boat.
Submission statistics

This user has mostly submitted to the following subverses (showing top 5):

1 submissions to ideasforvoat

This user has so far shared a total of 0 links, started a total of 1 discussions and submitted a total of 49 comments.

Voting habits

Submissions: This user has upvoted 18 and downvoted 0 submissions.

Comments: This user has upvoted 58 and downvoted 0 comments.

Submission ratings

5 highest rated submissions:

Deterministically Scaling Voting Quota Applied Equally to All Accounts, submitted: 3/29/2015 10:44:44 PM, 36 points (+36|-0)

5 lowest rated submissions:

Deterministically Scaling Voting Quota Applied Equally to All Accounts, submitted: 3/29/2015 10:44:44 PM, 36 points (+36|-0)

Comment ratings

3 highest rated comments:

What do you think of the Gamergate issue? submitted by Renogod to gaming

boat 1 points 20 points (+21|-1) ago

Well, to form an "educated response", I think we first need to start with some definitions and terminology:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gamergate

A gamergate /ˈɡæmərˌɡeɪt/ is a reproductively viable female worker ant that is able to reproduce with mature males when the colony is lacking a...

deleted by user submitted by deleted to ideasforvoat

boat 0 points 11 points (+11|-0) ago

Possible benefits:

  • Discourages users from editorializing article titles to fish for reactions

  • Prevents consolidation of power in a handful of users who work full time to submit all articles first

  • Encourages users who really need the latest news to support newsreader software and open...

Deterministically Scaling Voting Quota Applied Equally to All Accounts submitted by boat to ideasforvoat

boat 0 points 6 points (+6|-0) ago

I readily admit my analysis may be flawed, but hope that the change I am suggesting is a fairly small and conservative one, where the success or failure and underlying methodology can be built upon by others to find an even better solution in the future.

Ideally, I would have also provided an...

3 lowest rated comments:

How does Voat plan on not falling in to the same pitfalls as Reddit and Dig. submitted by DrunkleTed to AskVoat

boat 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago

Every site will always become so big that they are seen as a "big corporation", so much so that they are demonized. If you have total transparency, it will still not be enough.

I doubt this is true over the long run. There will probably be a completely decentralized, peer-to-peer solution in...

Account Deleted By User submitted by Vietnom to introductions

boat 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago

Because the allocation of knowledge in society is decentralized, ideally more users would be better.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Use_of_Knowledge_in_Society

A larger userbase means we would be more likely to have experts which could cover niche topics effectively, such as 13th century...

Israel killed more Palestinians in 2014 than in any other year since 1967 submitted by DrColossus to news

boat 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago

If one wishes to possess an accurate analysis of a present day conflict with the aim of defusing it, one is better served by examining the present day policies which actively and coercively sustain it, rather than the historical conflicts of past generations to which it is only analogous.