Category Archives: Privacy

signature line amended: privacy, information, surveillance

I’m a bit concerned that my signature file on my email is already long (name, office number, website, and an Anaïs Nin quotation), but after reading Tenured Radical’s excellent post, and especially this post at the Blogora that linked there, … Continue reading

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“The more you post online, the less likely it is that anyone will find anything truly harmful”

This video is pretty funny. “How will your employers see that status about your F in public speaking if you quote Star Wars 300 times a day?”

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The Facebook song

A cute little treasure. I especially love the lines about stalking (at around 2:00ish):

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Kirkpatrick (2010): The Facebook Effect

The Facebook Effect: The Inside Story of the Company That Is Connecting the World by David Kirkpatrick My rating: 4 of 5 stars Kirkpatrick’s The Facebook Effect is a journalistic approach to the development and changes in Facebook as a … Continue reading

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Dewey (1927/1954): The Public and Its Problems

Public & Its Problems by John Dewey My rating: 4 of 5 stars One of my committee members suggested I re-read John Dewey’s The Public and Its Problems because my dissertation is dealing with issues of privacy, publicity, and the … Continue reading

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