The Internet of Love

These days, Internet in general, and specifically social media, is taking a lashing worse than an offender in a boarding school. Thanks to the free for all nature of the social web, anyone can say, do, or fabricate anything and get away it. You don’t even need to have a hand on the nuclear button. A lot of these troubles often distract us from what is good about the Internet – the ability to communicate, establish relationships and learn from each other. Continue reading “The Internet of Love”

Shouty

I have been enthralled with the Internet for over 25 years, warts and all. I have found magic in its mysterious ways, but this week I found myself wanting to escape it. The events of this week — more killings, more outrage and more hatred — left me emotionally drained, wrung dry with a distaste … Continue reading Shouty