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Feminist Friday: #Twitterpurge, Women, and Internet Culture

Over the weekend Something Happened on the Internet. Well, something happened on Twitter. It was called #twitterpurge, and though it seems to have slowed down a lot since then, it hasn’t quite ended. 664 more words

Thoughts

Fix Comment Sections Instead of Just Whining About Them

As we all know, there’s been a lot of talk and snark about the lack of respectful discourse in Internet culture the last while. It’s strange to me how so many people have only recently decided that a problem that’s existed as long as the Internet itself is something we should find a solution for but better late than never. 1,689 more words

Video Games

The internet: Destroying the generation gap since 1995

“You still play Minecraft?”

The 5 year old boy from our church forgets that Minecraft wasn’t around when I was his age. His confusion mirrors that of my students. 1,076 more words

Video Games

20 Before 20

I know, I know, it’s been ages. The thing is though I didn’t actually forget about my blog, it was always playing in the back of my mind and I wanted to get back to it much sooner but you know, life has a habit of getting in the way of things. 2,075 more words

Internet Culture

The good and the bad...

I was having a conversation the other day about the internet.  My friend and I agreed that although most of what is on the internet is probably crap (hopefully not this blog), the overall benefit of the internet far outweighs the bad. 241 more words

Online scams you might get fooled by

This month I got two emails from two friends that have made surprising trips abroad:

I made a quick trip down here in Kiev, Ukraine for a short business trip, but facing a little challenge here as i tried to make few withdrawals from the cash machines here but not going through, have been to the bank also to see if i can withdraw from there but was informed that i can’t withdraw from my account here in Ukraine due to network errors, so i was wondering if i could get a quick loan of $1,950 USD from you or you let me know how much you can raise now because i need it to clear some little things here and then get a cab to the airport.

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Internet Culture

I will go to the mat for trigger warnings

Let’s just clear the air around this: There’s a common misconception that trigger warnings are put there to protect overly-sensitive people who want to be protected from the harshities of the world. 321 more words