Halloween Haunts: Technology and Fear by Poppy Dennison, DSP Publications

Fear is one of those deeply personal things. I, for one, am absolutely terrified of clowns. There’s no good reason for this fear, and my mother assures me she never abandoned me at a circus during my childhood. I’m not sure I believe her, but there you have it.

I remember back in the day finding certain horror movies the most terrifying thing in existence (other than clowns, of course.) Take A Nightmare on Elm Street, for example. Freddy Krueger was scary with a capital S. That was then, though, and this is now. I recently attempted to scare my …