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Lights Out & Slender Man - Cinema Tries To Internet

In 2016 New Line Cinema released a full length feature based on a short horror video that went viral back in 2013, Lights Out. If you’re not already familiar with it I’ve included it below, the premise is brilliantly simple and it’s little wonder that the idea caught the attention of big studios. 771 more words

Entertainment

On writers' use of social media

This is an interesting short essay, and I think I agree with much of it, particularly this line: “If something matters to you, don’t treat it lightly—it’s not arrogant to care about your own progress.” But I’m not sure about this bit of advice: 143 more words

Twenty-first Century

Day 2: A solution for all the problems on the Internet

Tuesday, January 2, 2017

American Youtube star Logan Paul went and did something very stupid: he posted a video of the body of a recent suicide victim. 349 more words

365 Day Photos

the things you put on the internet

First of all, no this isn’t about having some questionable pics spread about me, nor is about something like that black mirrors episode that talks about internet oversharing in a super creepy way. 376 more words

2017 Year-Ender

Another year ends in the manner of the one which ended Xenophon’s Hellenica: after terrible battles and startling results, there is not peace but confusion and disorder. 1,041 more words

Modern

How to avoid getting bad advice online.

I’ve written quite a few articles in the past about how to make good choices when researching new devices online. I often recommend to consult forums and get opinions from other users, rather than just reading reviews of new owners. 3,357 more words

Off-topic

The US Library of Congress has decided not every tweet is worth saving after all

There was a time when the biggest library in the United States considered every tweet worth preserving. This year it changed its mind.

On Tuesday (Dec. 251 more words