Yelling at the Internet

Some people use the term “webbed” to mean “put something on the web” as if providing a link doesn’t convey that information. Stop that! Nobody says they “papered” a report they just wrote before handing it to their boss. Nobody says they “CDed” a music recording or they “skinned” their tattoo. Besides being awkward, media-”ed” […]

No really guys, sometimes we really need you to Fisk it out

(This is the first installment in my “Screaming at the Internet” series of posts.) If someone makes a point using scientific-y claims and you think they’re wrong, don’t go on and on, in platitudes, about how silly you think the point is without countering those claims of fact. Don’t claim exhaustion with “repeating the debunking […]