January 24th, 2015 at 5:14 pm by Mark
Tags: 4chan, christopher poole, internet, media, moot, sarcasm
As many have heard on the news, 4chan’s somewhat infamous administrator, Christopher “moot” Poole (known affectionately by his followers as “fag”), is moving on to greener endeavors, leaving the “Anti-social media” site’s day-to-day operations to a reliable team.
Many have been confused by the fact that this made national news, as they usually associate 4chan with a “hacker subculture.” In fact, for eleven and a half years, 4chan has been the single-most prolific collection of Internet “random” that exists, garnering over 42 billion pageviews. That it has very few rules regarding content — and even a few subject-boards with no rules — has earned it a reputation as the delicious, gooey center of twisted, sick Internet humor.
If you’re still sure what that means, 4chan can be summed this easily:
January 25th, 2014 at 5:00 pm by Mark
Tags: friendzone, innuendo, internet, wifi
Sometimes, no matter how many commands you obey or hoops you jump through, it’s simply not gonna work.
January 21st, 2014 at 9:59 pm by Mark
Tags: blogging, crazy, facebook, internet, ocd, stalking
Sometimes, being a blogger — and a little obnoxious on Facebook — can be like painting a big red target over your head. Sometimes, the attention is nothing but negative. Other times, people just “love” you for no apparent reason. And sometimes, in both cases, they just won’t take “NO!” for an answer.
June 9th, 2013 at 1:57 pm by Mark
Tags: computers, internet, work
Thanks to some very stale DNS records at a partner site (they were caching the old IP address for the site and wouldn’t let it drop for anything!) we were unable to have any images show up since June 2nd. I finally dug in hard, being nearly a week later, and found someone to listen to me complain and fix the issue. Which reminds me of something that’s far too often true…
August 21st, 2012 at 5:05 pm by Mark
Tags: email, internet, men, penis, sexism, spam, statistics, vagina, women
The old demographics, showing that 92% of Internet users were male, no longer apply given that it’s 2012 and Internet and Email usage is pretty proportionate between men and women. So why do we all still get the penis enlargement emails?