The Experience of Being Trolled | Idea Channel | PBS Digital Studios

In a very special episode this week, Mike rethinks his approach to the episode. Most of you have heard the phrase “Don’t Feed the Trolls”, but do trolls actually serve a purpose? Found everywhere people converse online, their combative rhetoric can be annoying, even harmful. Can a valid argument be made for the value of trolls? Watch Red Shirt Mike vs Blue Shirt Mike deliberate!

LINKS:

Why Women Aren’t Welcome on the Internet – Amanda Hess
http://www.psmag.com/navigation/health-and-behavior/women-arent-welcome-internet-72170/

Let’s Be Real: Online Harassment Isn’t ‘Virtual’ For Women – Jill Filipovic
http://talkingpointsmemo.com/cafe/let-s-be-real-online-harassment-isn-t-virtual-for-women

Where My Ladies At? – Emily Grasslie

Defcon 18 Changing threats to privacy – Moxie Marlinspike

Why study villains, scoundrels, and rule breakers? – Whitney Phillips

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Music:

“Europe” by Roglok (http://www.roglok.net)
“Carry on Carillon” by Roglok (http://www.roglok.net)
Level 5: Room for the Homeless
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“Bouncy Castle” by Roglok (http://www.roglok.net)
“:P” by Roglok (http://www.roglok.net)
Binaerpilot “Geeks”
http://bit.ly/10N0UBf
“Squarehead” by Roglok (http://www.roglok.net)
Chiptune – Kenzalol
http://bit.ly/15vKwpN

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