Fuck You (Cee-Lo cover) – Anjulie. This is brilliant. Rather than just reversing the gender references in the song, Anjulie gives the lyrics a total overhaul. My particular favourite moments? ““I guess I’m like Dora and she’s a Malibu barbie…” and “See if I dyed my hair blonde and sang a dumb dance song/I could be your bitch/ain’t that some shit…”
“There’s clearly not a “one-size-fits-all” solution to managing a productive online community. But, there are a few core principles to keep in mind:
The community does need to be managed, and moderators need to be present, visible and involved.
A “real identity” mandate might seem like a solution, but requiring a ”persistent identity” connected to a verified e-mail account may be just as effective.
Technology is our friend, and advanced moderation tools, such as blacklists and reputation ratings, are helpful.
Given the right tools and support, the community will often do a reasonable job moderating itself.”—Portland Press Herald Drops Reader Comments in Response to ‘Vicious Postings’
“If you aren’t able to own the product and be creative, then you aren’t able to do your work, and if you’re not doing your work then you’re negating a very real part of your personality, which is no good for anyone. No good for you and certainly no good for your employer.”—Ben Pieratt’s Blog In Praise of Quitting Your Job