this post was submitted on 27 May 2024
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[–] [email protected] 113 points 3 weeks ago (2 children)

I love seeing glimpses into meme people’s regular lives. Dudes just some manager named Muhammad, living his best life.

[–] [email protected] 69 points 3 weeks ago* (last edited 3 weeks ago) (1 children)

He's a great manager, I'd imagine. He doesn't need to punish anyone for poor performance. He can just give them his signature look of disappointment, and they know.

[–] [email protected] 3 points 3 weeks ago

That would never get old. I'm pretty sure I'd under perform for this (and I'm a verbal praise whore)

[–] [email protected] 30 points 3 weeks ago (1 children)
[–] [email protected] 14 points 3 weeks ago* (last edited 3 weeks ago) (1 children)

I haven't seen the TED talk in particular, but I've seen other videos with the dude, and he seems to be living the meme life to the fullest.

[–] [email protected] 9 points 3 weeks ago

Once you're famous against your will, you have a lot of pain to hide...

[–] [email protected] 55 points 3 weeks ago (2 children)
[–] [email protected] 27 points 3 weeks ago

Others have even told Akhtar that their companies printed his face on keychains to express their disappointment with employees or on mugs, presumably to prevent them from drinking too much coffee.


[–] [email protected] 5 points 3 weeks ago (1 children)

Bruh I watched that interview, and it was really cool to hear his stories, kinda wholesome, but in the last few seconds he completely messed up the wholesomeness, because he talked about creating a NFT 🤡

[–] [email protected] 4 points 3 weeks ago

Well, I actually like NFTs these days, they’re a sort of told-you-so-cyberkarma. Imagine all the cryptobraggers now, with their very… very expensive links to subpar artwork that may not even exist anymore on the server!

[–] [email protected] 46 points 3 weeks ago* (last edited 3 weeks ago) (1 children)

It is a shame the painting didn't really capture the expression of the original photo. He just looks slightly bored.

[–] [email protected] 18 points 3 weeks ago* (last edited 3 weeks ago)

That's my first thought. There's so many layers of emotion in the original picture. I guess they can't use the original picture due to copyright or something like that.

Imagine he went to the museum, look at the painting, feel disappointed and make the original pose and expression :))

[–] [email protected] 24 points 3 weeks ago

There is a museum of Memes? Shut up and take my money

[–] [email protected] 15 points 3 weeks ago

A....a meme museum? What is this timeline?

[–] [email protected] 3 points 3 weeks ago

What happened to his ears?

[–] [email protected] 2 points 1 week ago

Is that LinkedIn?