This month, I looked-back at Troma Night XXI, 14 years prior, and the impact it’d ultimately have on the future of my circle of friends. I visited Wakefield Samaritans, shared thoughts about the realisation that “early programmers” are learning to code later this generation than the last and that the nature of Internet memes has changed significantly, cried at a tear-jerking short film, and learned about the Pig War of 1859.
Posts marked by an asterisk (*) are referenced by the summary above.
- Early start: @3RingsCIC are sending me to visit @WakefieldSams this morning to talk about #technology and #volunteering. Looking forward to meeting everybody there! *
Reposts marked with a dagger (†) include my comments or interpretation.
- How the Mom Internet became a spotless, sponsored void
- Here’s The Plan * †
- Security Breaches Don’t Affect Stock Price †
- 10 Songs You’ve Heard and Don’t Know the Name Of
- How Russia’s Hilarious, Homoerotic “Satisfaction” Became a Nationwide Meme of Solidarity
- Report: 80’s kids started programming at an earlier age than today’s millennials †
- I Have a Confession to Make * †
- The female price of male pleasure
- The Pig War of 1859 *
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