The Story Of Slenderman, The Internet’s Own Monster

Internet Monster – Slender Man… Scary stuff!

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Every generation creates its own monsters. Folk tales tell of witches and wyrms in the woods, my TV-infused generation feared Jaws in lakes and Bloody Mary in the mirror. This generation gets its monsters from the Internet.

Slenderman is a pure product of electronic media. He appears in places we rarely frequent, these days – abandoned, crumbling halls, deep woods, a playground with a rickety steel jungle gyms. He is a suburban ghoul with his own history and his own methodology and, of late, he has become the object of controversy due to an attack in Wisconsin during which two girls stabbed another in order to appease Slenderman’s dark needs. It was a horrible story and it underlies how little we understand about the psychology of a generation weaned on the Internet and how images can morph from fiction to fact in the course of half a decade.

Slenderman’s origin is…

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Vegas baby vegas…

See you at Mix11What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas… Apart from all the information I intend on absorbing at MIX. I’m travelling there with work and looking forward to meet other XD’s from Avanade 🙂

Learning from the best of the best in the industry is definitely going to be a beneficial and worthwhile experience.

MIX is a gathering of developers, designers, UX experts and business professionals creating the most innovative and profitable consumer sites on the web. Sessions range from technical, code-based topics to expert advice on content strategy, usability and design. Explore the future of the standards-based web

Code Standards | Isobar

This is an invaluable reference for any web project.

This document contains normative guidelines for web applications built by the Interface Development practice of Isobar North America (previously Molecular). It is to be readily available to anyone who wishes to check the iterative progress of our best practices.

Code Standards | Isobar.