Archinect - News 2014-04-19T16:09:37-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/84992115/the-psychology-of-online-comments The Psychology of Online Comments Archinect 2013-10-25T15:59:00-04:00 >2013-10-28T20:23:17-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/18/18c40a79e9569e989e9a17dcda018dd4.jpg" width="514" height="392" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>the nastier the comments, the more polarized readers became about the contents of the article, a phenomenon they dubbed the &ldquo;nasty effect.&rdquo; But the nasty effect isn&rsquo;t new, or unique to the Internet. Psychologists have long worried about the difference between face-to-face communication and more removed ways of talking&mdash;the letter, the telegraph, the phone. Without the traditional trappings of personal communication, like non-verbal cues, context, and tone, comments can become overly impersonal...</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/61243292/manuel-castells-on-the-rise-of-alternative-economic-cultures Manuel Castells on the rise of alternative economic cultures Archinect 2012-11-12T11:45:00-05:00 >2012-11-12T12:56:22-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/af/af4aedafc1a62c51132f26f548b7a10a.jpg" width="464" height="261" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>We live in a culture of not virtual reality, but real virtuality because our virtuality - meaning the internet networks - are a fundamental part of our reality. All the studies on the internet show that people who are more social on the internet are also more social face-to-face.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>