Frontier notes on metaphors: the digital as landscape and playground
“Try to imagine a culture where arguments…
I believe this article is dangerously misleading by confusing privacy per se with sexual intimacy, on which it mostly focuses in it’s historic part.
Privacy is about freedom to talk and move without being overseen by someone who judges everything you do, say or where you move and with whom.
In the ancient eras, you just had to move behind a town…
As we “datafy” our environment in search of new ways to order things to gain efficiencies and convenience, we need to be mindful of the consequences, in terms of our agency, our privacy, and our identity.
We’re are effectively creating an information civilisation in which we are just inhabitants, albeit biodegradable ones.