Category Archives: Reputation

Gamergate Discrediting Wikipedia?!

Mark Bernstein has written a 3 part series on the serious issue of how Wikipedia is being used as a weapon against feminists who have been criticizing the portrayal of women in games. Gamergate refers to gaming developers and enthusiasts who are using Wikipedia and other media to discredit their critics. Mark’s articles are an…

Cyberbullying

Technology review recently provided another example of cyberbullying. When people take their disagreements online and use identity information to smear someone’s reputation or attack them it is not a joke.

Hackers and Crackers

This topic has been debated before (the hacker definition controversy) but I am strongly in favor of using different names for people who use computers for good or evil (or at least mischief). Unfortunately the press has tended to use hackers as a term to describe both types of people and that causes not only…

The Mindful Blogger

Useful summary of things that need to be considered as a blogger about going on the record. Reputation is being built or not by Internet publishing and there is no eraser. BusinessWeek Online You Are What You Post Friday March 17, 4:23 pm ET By Michelle Conlin One drizzly night in Seattle in 2001, Josh…