The Silly Side of New York Comic Con

Posted by Christian Liendo on Oct 16, 2011 in Fandom, Hobbies and Collections, Star Wars

Waldo doing a photo bomb of Princess Leia Organa: Photo by Christian Liendo

There are those fans who will tell you that cosplay is a high art to be taken seriously — and what follows is a photo essay which doesn’t feature those fans! Shown above is Waldo doing a photo bomb of Princess Leia Organa. And below is that net troll you all know and love: Read more…

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Are the Trolls Destroying the Internet?

Posted by Michael Pinto on Jun 6, 2010 in Tech

This nice clip shows a few minutes of an interesting panel discussion on Is Civil Discussion Possible on the Anonymous Internet? The panel featured Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales, although I found the commentary by Andrew Keen, author of The Cult of the Amateur to be the most insightful. Keen feels that there’s a feeling of entitlement with the net and no sense of responsibility and what’s needed is a social contract of sorts.

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