Category Archives: Technology

Internet Advertising (Part 3)

So in parts one and two of my three-part diatribe against Internet advertising, I took a number of common arguments made by people who like advertisments, and deconstructed them. Often times, in debates about this subject, the person supporting advertisements will at some point say “Well, we don’t know any better way to do it, […]

Internet Advertising (Part 2)

In my previous article on advertising, I explained the social contract of the Internet as we know it. That contract, if you need a reminder is: A content creator puts content on the Internet for a content consumer to view. When the contract consumer views the creator’s creation, he implicitly agrees to sell himself to […]

Internet Advertising (Part 1)

Every once in a while, when I feel like getting really angry, I go find an article on the Internet condemning the use of AdBlock. This perspective makes me angry for a lot of reasons, and I’m always really tempted to leave a scathing comment deconstructing the fallacies and assumptions that go into this perspective. […]