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Social Media is Scary? | Status Updates and De-friending

I hear it a lot. “I just removed my Facebook profile.” “I de-friended like 20 people that had statuses I didn’t like seeing.” “Everyone is being mean about my status update.” Here’s the thing; Social media is SOCIAL. 613 more words

Internet Culture

Will Kendrick: MMORPG, 1-7 August 2014

Will Kendrick: MMORPG

Taking internet culture as his starting point, Will Kendrick’s seductive, hyper-saturated images and videos bring the viewer to the edge of sensory overload while shrewdly exploring the entanglement of online and offline identities. 15 more words

Exhibitions

Stylistic Analysis: A Work in Progress - "An Open Letter to the Internet"

The Internet has imploded. Well, if you are one of the members of the tight-knit alt-lit scene (see: beatniks, slam poets of the self-deprecating/self-obsessed internet generation), … 1,679 more words

Bottlenecking a Poe..

In the gaming world a Poe is a little malevolent wraith of negativity that really serves no useful purpose. They carry their souls outside of themselves in a lantern. 323 more words

This planet has issues..

There’s an amusing cartoon floating around that has a couple of aliens looking down on Earth scratching their heads. The caption says, “This planet has issues. 348 more words

#GamerGate: Time to leave the bandwagon?

I’ve tried for a long time to ignore this whole #GamerGate thing, but I can’t go on with it anymore. The movement has become a serious threat to variety in games, to independent game journalism, to freedom of speech on the internet, and to everybody who dares to stand up against them. 1,989 more words

Video Games

On Monstercat and the Legitimacy of Narrow Music Tastes

So… Monstercat.

I feel like this topic is going to be much more touchy than it should be.

In the electronic music scene, there’s a bit (read: a lot) of a stigma against fans of the indie label “Monstercat.” The stereotypical supporter of the brand is seen as a youngster with a Minecraft addiction, a vast library of YouTube subscriptions, and above all else, a distinct lack of experience in any label other than that of the feline in question. 712 more words