The Subtext Of Stock Photos

Looks like your basic stock photos for some clickbait headlines … no biggie.

 

Look again!  

WOMEN suffer from self-doubt and the ‘imposter syndrome.’ (and are also stuck inside sitting at a desk with a cup of coffee)

MEN find Strength and use that to get a job.  (and also go outside and look at the skyline)

Marketing Madness IS Misogynist!

Oh Look. It’s That Cool Thing With The Thing

I’m sorry I know I’m an ignorant fool and just can’t keep up with all the new doohickies and gewgaws the kids have but…seriously.  WHAT THE HELL IS THIS??

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I get it.  MIT Technology Review.  Cool logo with lower-case font and a modern “N” in the middle.  A hole at the bottom with chamfered edge. But … I must repeat … WHAT THE HELL IS IT?!?!