Internet Nerd Compendium

Internet Nerd Compendium

internet // philosophy // politics // sociology

5 ways to read books that don’t put billionaires in space or force workers to pee in bottles.

Ten podcasts to give you a tour of the internet.

Remember: there is no ethical consumption under capitalism. But there are small changes we can make to improve our impact on the world.

Keir Starmer has recently announced that Labour’s rebrand will reframe as the party of ‘family’. But what does that mean? And why are so many people worried about it online?

Shadow banning, labelling and removal – how and why social media platforms remove content from their platforms.

The backlash against the sociological imagination

We hear frequently that spending time on social media is bad for our mental health. But this doesn’t tell the whole story – so are there happy parts of the internet? And what is happiness anyway?

Imagine a secretive group who believe they, and they alone, possess secret knowledge that will allow them to deliver the world from darkness.

Virtue signaling is a controversial term often bandied about on the internet as a criticism of both individuals and brands. But what does it mean and where does the term come from? And what is virtue anyway?

Disruption has become somewhat of an industry buzzword, but what does it actually mean? And do the key players claiming to have ‘disruptive’ tech or ideas live up to the hype?


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