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We Live in an Age of Digital Noise: Why I Write

Hello, and thank you for coming to my blog. I am an (for now) anonymous, writer who focuses on #GamerGate , journalism, and gaming. I am a feminist, pro-GamerGate, skeptic who strongly believes in the freedom of speech and the humanity of all. 284 more words

GamerGate

Unite for Education does some #GPSBoard & #GilbertSchools myth busting of their own

This has been posted a while back and we are little behind the eight ball. We blame the NFL and the World Series. Yes that’s our story and we are sticking to it. 568 more words

Across The Web / Social Media

Pill-Shaming: Why Cashew Nuts Won't Cure You

Pill shaming rejects the reality that psyciatric medication can be neccesary for the recovery, or maintenance, of mental wellness. Tropes within this include: mental health being deemed as a ‘ 526 more words

"Donald Rumsfield's theory of knowledge"

The slightly circular nature of the discussions about knowledge in yesterday’s session show how hard a concept it is to get your head around – whether a lack of information can create knowledge; if something has to be observed to be known; the distinction between true and untrue information and the intention behind it etc. 237 more words

Neutrality

"Contributing to the Flow of Misinformation" by Richard F. Yates

I use a few different platforms to spread the Primitive love around, but one service that I use in particular (a platform involving random movement through concepts facilitated by clicking a button, but in which there is no real control over what you will see next—a method I appreciate) has recently changed the way it categorizes items posted to its users. 1,014 more words

Humor

Misconceptions About Halloween

It’s not a secret that I love Halloween. I’ve loved it for as long as I can remember. It is my favorite holiday. I love to dress up, I love to decoration and some of my best childhood memories are from when I would go trick-or-treating. 744 more words

Holiday

Obama admin's Susan Rice shares wrong info again--this time re:Turkey

The Obama administration never seems to get enough of sticking their feet in their mouths or not verifying info before they share it or just flat out lying. 274 more words

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