Nicholas White is the founder and editor in chief of the Daily Dot. His work has appeared in Wired, PBS, the Associated Press and elsewhere, and his reporting has been honored for excellence in journalism by the Associated Press.
The many lives of the Dancing Baby, cyberspace’s first cringe meme
The enduring footprint of one of TV’s first big companion podcasts
Video: The wild history of fanfic censorship
And why we hope to one day bring it back.
On Jul 27, 2015 by Austin Powell, Nicholas White
Right now, the barrier to entry online is too low.
On Sep 10, 2014 by Nicholas White
On the Internet, bigots and trolls may feel absolutely free to spew hatred. But what about the people they attack?
On Aug 29, 2014 by Nicholas White
Are hackers criminals or folk heroes? Your answer likely says a lot about you.
On Aug 15, 2014 by Nicholas White
Yet it is far harder to get away from a camera than even Orwell imagined.
On Jun 13, 2014 by Nicholas White
Isla Vista may have been the first Internet massacre.
On May 30, 2014 by Nicholas White
Online, just as we’ve created an identity and shared it, it seems there’s always someone else who’s upped the ante.
On May 16, 2014 by Nicholas White
We are watching the selfie jump the shark in real time.
On Apr 24, 2014 by Nicholas White
The Internet has made fame accessible, but is anyone better off for it?
On Apr 10, 2014 by Nicholas White
For someone who is happy to live a large portion of his life on the Internet, I have to say our VR future leaves me a little cold.
On Mar 27, 2014 by Nicholas White
Is there still room on the Internet for the Numa Numa guy?
On Mar 14, 2014 by Nicholas White
Nothing can beat the speed and simplicity of the emoticon.
On Feb 27, 2014 by Nicholas White
Living our lives out in the open may force society to face up to things it is too easy to ignore.
On Feb 20, 2014 by Nicholas White
Crime, today, is less about busting kneecaps and more about phishing scams and email viruses.
On Feb 6, 2014 by Nicholas White
Though it may not be a financial powerhouse yet, eSports are only going to grow in relevance.
On Dec 12, 2013 by Nicholas White