Wednesday, May 22, 2019
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I Found a Laptop Connected to the Deep Web

I Found a Laptop Connected to the Deep Web

    My local internet cafe is not much of a sight to behold. I think that’s what may have contributed to it shutting down for a couple months back in June. The exterior was reminiscent of an abandoned shack [...]

September 30, 2018 Artifacts and Objects, Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Strange and Unexplained, Technology, the Internet, and the Deep Web

The Contract

  UNFRIENDED COMPETITION FINALIST The Contract by Shannon Higdon Teddy Wilson rapped one knuckle against the smoked-stained glass door adorned with the worn, white letters that announced, “Martin Croker: Editor” before popping his head into the room. “You wanted to [...]

July 20, 2018 Artifacts and Objects, Beings and Entities, Strange and Unexplained, Technology, the Internet, and the Deep Web
Playpen

Playpen

  UNFRIENDED COMPETITION FINALIST   As an investigative analyst for the FBI, I spent years combing through the depths of the digital colossus known as the “Dark Web.” It’s mind numbing work, filtering through thousands of illicit sites offering services [...]

July 19, 2018 Strange and Unexplained, Technology, the Internet, and the Deep Web
The Devil's Playground

The Devil’s Playground

  UNFRIENDED COMPETITION FINALIST   My foot tapped eagerly on the floor of the internet cafe. I looked at the unattended laptop, then back to the counter. The laptop been siting there, unlocked for over 10 minutes— it would be [...]

July 18, 2018 Strange and Unexplained, Technology, the Internet, and the Deep Web
I Stole a Laptop

I Stole a Laptop

  UNFRIENDED COMPETITION FINALIST   So… I stole a laptop from an internet cafe. Judge me all you want, but times are tough and that’s hardly the point of what I’m about to tell you anyway. Apparently the owner of [...]

July 17, 2018 Strange and Unexplained, Technology, the Internet, and the Deep Web
Upon The Altar

Upon The Altar

  UNFRIENDED COMPETITION FINALIST   The storm made the city street a blur to Tim Avery as he walked rapidly down the sidewalk.  Rain fell just heavily enough to make people run to their cars or take shelter in the shadows [...]

July 16, 2018 Strange and Unexplained, Technology, the Internet, and the Deep Web
They Like To Play Games

They Like To Play Games

  UNFRIENDED COMPETITION FINALIST   9:45 PM   I’d never been inside of one before. An awkward, out-of-place-feeling little room nuzzled between a failing Irish pub and an antiques shop, I’d honestly forgotten these things existed in the vast metro [...]

July 15, 2018 Strange and Unexplained, Technology, the Internet, and the Deep Web
Welcome To IRIS

Welcome To IRIS

  UNFRIENDED COMPETITION FINALIST   I lost my laptop for a few days, and after a thorough search of my apartment, I retraced my steps to an internet café called Trista’s that I occasionally visit.  I could have sworn I remembered [...]

July 14, 2018 Strange and Unexplained, Technology, the Internet, and the Deep Web
deep mind

Deep Mind

I think therefore I am. René Descartes originally wrote those words in his book entitled Discourse on the Method, and I believe they make for a fitting epigraph to my current predicament, which I will get to shortly. But first [...]

April 23, 2018 Beings and Entities