Outrage Porn will be our Grave

The following story is a paraphrase of a chapter from Jon Ronson’s book of investigative journalism, ‘So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed’.

Santa Clara Tech Developers’ conference, 2013. In the middle of the crowd, two friends, Hank and Alex, are making fun of the presenter’s technical jargon. ‘I would fork that guy’s repo’, says Hank; a phrase that in programmers’ jargon

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