Techerous

My name is Bill, I am a recent graduate in Information Sciences and Technology from Penn State University and this is a place for me to post or give my 2 cents on the fascinating world of technology. I am now working for a pretty big technology related company whose name I will leave out just to avoid any possible complications, however far-fetched them happening may be. Music gets included from time to time as well.

March 3, 2013 10:41 am
Stowe Boyd: Trolls do more than spoil our reading enjoyment

stoweboyd:

Researchers have found that trolls not only make reading posts and articles less fun, the psychological backlash leads people to increase their sense of the negative implications in the writing, as well.

Dominique Brossard and Dietram Scheufele, This Story Stinks

We asked 1,183…

It would be interesting to see this paired with a study on why people troll.

January 19, 2013 3:50 pm
thingsairafound:

3 Despicable Internet Behaviors That Are Really Your Fault
Hey guys, check out this awesome article I discovered about why your actions online are bringing about the apocalypse. Article could only be better if it went into more detail about how all Norwegians are filthy thieves and should be locked away in prison to rot forever. Reblog this if you agree, like if you think kittens are cute.

Might as well retitle the article “Why Tumblr Kind of Sucks.”

thingsairafound:

3 Despicable Internet Behaviors That Are Really Your Fault

Hey guys, check out this awesome article I discovered about why your actions online are bringing about the apocalypse. Article could only be better if it went into more detail about how all Norwegians are filthy thieves and should be locked away in prison to rot forever. Reblog this if you agree, like if you think kittens are cute.

Might as well retitle the article “Why Tumblr Kind of Sucks.”

July 1, 2012 8:11 pm
wired:

YouTube is developing a secret weapon against the internet’s worst commenters.
You know who you are.

As loathsome as these comments may be, does this kind of count as censorship?

wired:

YouTube is developing a secret weapon against the internet’s worst commenters.

You know who you are.

As loathsome as these comments may be, does this kind of count as censorship?