Tag Archives: Internet Studies

Mastery, Sampling and the Self

Yet another think piece was added to the pile of literature considering trigger warnings on Salon a couple days ago. This piece┬ábegat yet another think piece in the form of this thing you’re reading. Trigger warning: this is a broad meta-commentary. The piece, “My Trigger Warning Disaster”, details the attempts by a professor, Rani Neutill, […]

The Internet and the Protestant Ethic

When I was younger I had a Sunday school teacher who insisted, long after cable internet became the standard, on keeping her AOL dial-up account. I asked her why. She told me that she would use the time of the slow loading screens to pray, and felt that upgrading her internet would therefore shortchange God. […]