Thoughty Thursday: Things that made me go hmmmm on the interwebz, June 28-July 4, 2015


Canada’s creative industries can lead the economic charge. The Globe and Mail.

How seven things that have nothing to do with rape perfectly illustrate the concept of consent. Upworthy.

One woman creates a video documenting the vile comments she receives, both with and without makeup. It’s terrible what we do to each other online.

Delilah S. Dawson asks us to use our voices wisely. There’s this thing happening that getting blown out of all proportion on the interwebz. I’ve shared posts on this before. Please. Use your voice wisely and with discretion.

Believe it or not, this is the best time to be alive. Maclean’s.

Do you have these two things that lead to a happy life? Time.

Is depression a mental or a physical illness? IFLS.

Alzheimer’s may begin 20 years before symptoms begin to show. Time.

What are we doing to our precious little snowflakes? The Globe and Mail.

Amazing photos of New Zealand’s glow worm caves. The Smithsonian.

Just ‘cause it was Canada Day last Wednesday: Canada Day facts for Americans. The Huffington Post.

Also from The Huffington Post, this Canada Day playlist.

This week wasn’t heavy on the thoughty, but some of the issue made up for that.

See you Saturday for more Ad Astra convention reportage.

Thoughty Thursday

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2 thoughts on “Thoughty Thursday: Things that made me go hmmmm on the interwebz, June 28-July 4, 2015

    • It just amazes me how cruel people can be to each other online. As Chuck Wendig said: Online is “in real life” (IRL). What you say to someone online has a real life impact on a real person. As Delilah S. Dawson commented: Your words are your power. Use them wisely.

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