While this entire article has been written as a precursor to the (currently) unreleased documentary InRealLife it managed to catch my attention. I am, at once, excited to see the film and interested in exploring some of the ideas brought up within the article itself.
I've long been interested in the effects of the internet on people, moreover, on their identities. My assumption has always been that the internet provides more than merely another way to keep in touch with friends, or gather information. I could never shake the sense that it was another world unto itself, one that, because of the radically different rules and social structures, would create an entirely different space to grow our personas.
While the sketches provided in this article and presumably in the documentary can be alarming, my question