5 Emotions Invented by the Internet


“Another “new” emotion that a coworker of mine first articulated is that feeling of suspense one experiences when one has copied something (so it’s in the buffer) but not yet pasted it anywhere. It’s not quite on point, since it’s more generally computer derived than specifically internet related (another one of those being the false expectation of being able to Undo some action in real life when it led to a negative outcome).”

…from a blog post on the 5 emotions that have cropped up as a result of our interactions with the ole internet.

I love the moment before you hit Command+V and shoot your copied text all over the place.


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