The internet isn’t real life. A lot of people need to learn that. It’s just information, words and pictures on a screen. Sometimes it does bleed over, but mostly you can take or leave the parts of it you want […]
Shouting into the Void: Fears of a Writer
Writing is a strange compulsion to have; especially when you didn’t expect to be a writer or have an audience in the first place.
Shouting into the Void: Hang the Moderators
Online moderators suck. We’ve all experienced arbitrary deletions, woefully uneven enforcement of polices, and mods who are just plain raging cunts. But why?
Shouting into the Void: The Internet Ego Echo-Chamber
(Disclaimer: The opinions expressed in this article are the author’s own and do not necessarily represent those of the SuperNerdLand.com staff and/or any contributors to this site.) Can you imagine being so egocentric you can’t entertain the possibility you’re wrong? I […]
Shouting Into the Void: Social Media Makes us Incredibly Lonely
I’m not one to buy into the modern fad of calling everything an epidemic or a crisis. The media uses alarmist words like these to grab our attention and inject fear directly into our eyeballs at every turn, but one […]
Shouting into the void: “I’M MAD AS HELL… and I don’t have anything better to do right now”
Internet outrage is something people love to partake in; even when a story isn’t true, is incomplete, or is obviously being sensationalized. It’s become an institution that borders on the dogmatic. Websites will whip their userbases into a self-righteous frenzy […]