Twitter, trolls, and reputation as a service

The internet is broken. It’s the online equivalent of The Purge, an SF thriller that envisions a world with one day per year in which law is suspended, and the strong prey on the weak. Or, in the case of the internet, where the anonymous prey on everyone else, every day. Anonymity can be liberating, empowering, essential. […]

The Rules

There appears to be a little confusion about what the Internet is, why it exists, and its rules of use. So, as a public service, I offer the following gentle reminder. The internet is not a safe playground. It is a dark, dangerous, occasionally beautiful and sometimes fatal window into the dreams and nightmares of […]

Your experience is not representative

[Trigger warning: though not in detail, this post mentions triggering situations] The Matrix The answer is out there, Neo. It’s looking for you… and it will find you… if you want it to… – Trinity When you go to work, people act professionally toward you. If someone disagrees with you, you hash out your differences and figure out how to […]