You need to read this (Privacy for Humans By Alexandra Ross). The world is changing and YOU need to remain in charge of your life's privacy settings. This book is a helpful guide to both THINK about it...and DO SOMETHING about it.
I found Privacy for Humans to be a nightlight in the darkness; through the use of simple explanations and diagrams, the book suggests the adoption of a "mindfulness" approach and suggests steps you can take to protect yourself.
In one of Shakespeare’s most famous scenes from Romeo & Juliet, Juliet says to Romeo: O, be some other name!
What’s in a name? that which we call a rose
By any other name would smell as sweet; Her lament is over Romeo’s identity as a member of the Montague family, feuding rivals of Juliet’s Capulets. Their public identities are an obstacle to their love, and to Juliet’s mind, he is more than their families’ history. If he could shed his unfortunate name, all would be resolved
“We have to really educate ourselves in a way about who we are, what our real identity is.”
-Deepak Chopra The age old philosophical question “Who am I?” has become even more difficult in our modern age. How do we define our identity “IRL” (the acronym for ‘in real life’)? Do we have a separate self apart from our digital or user profile? Do we further split our online personality across different platforms such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Pinterest? How do we maintain authenti