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A guide to being good online.

There’s a cartoon that has become something of a meme since it was first published in 2008 in the American webcomic xkcd. In it, a stick figure sits hunched over a desktop computer, typing furiously. A voice off-panel asks, “Are you coming to bed?”

“I can’t, ” the stick figure replies. “This is important… someone is wrong on the internet.”

  • Words:
    Rhian Sasseen
  • Photograph:
    Fanny Latour-Lambert

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  • Words:
    Rhian Sasseen
  • Photograph:
    Fanny Latour-Lambert
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