Because Internet - Gretchen McCulloch
There’s something profoundly disturbing as seeing your cutting-edge adolescent foibles presented as archaeology. Were my ICQ status updates just
and not as original as I hoped?
This is a breezy and enjoyable look at how early Internet culture has evolved and gone mainstream. How our limitations and expectations have shaped modern messaging. It is sympathetically and lovingly written and great at introducing the reader to concepts which they know intuitively, but have no academic awareness of.
But I’m still going to end all my messages will a full stop. I don’t care how rude that makes me