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Why “real-name” commenting doesn’t work

Online anonymity is close to my heart.  I’m no HuffPo fan, but when I saw the headline Huffington: Trolls uglier than ever, so we’re cutting off anonymous comments, I had to click through.  I found what I suspected: HuffPo is tired

Posted in culture, Libertarian, technology

NSFW: 5 bizarre and hilarious examples of Rule 34

Ah, our internet friend, Rule 34. Also defined at Urban Dictionary user Abokasee as: If it exsists, there is a porn of it, if there isn’t there will be, there is NO exception to this rule as of now. You

Posted in culture, pornography, sex, technology

QOTD: The Internet Breeds Entitlement

Riot.Jane Today’s quotation: The Web is truly customizable: You can listen to radios that play only your preferred tunes and read newspapers that cover only your favorite subjects. “We’re used to having our tastes perfectly matched, whcih leads to entitlement,”

Posted in culture, education, psychology/psychiatry, technology

Today in 1945: Arthur C. Clarke Invents the Communications Satellite

Riot.Jane If one particular man in history had died of polio as a child, you might not be reading this.  In fact, I daresay that modern Western life would indeed be very different. On this day in 1945, Arthur C.

Posted in culture, education, news, technology

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