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Privacy and Social Capital

There was a front page article in the New York Times titled “How Privacy Vanishes Online, a Bit at a Time”.  The story covers some of the risks that are being created as people are increasingly sharing information about themselves online.  I have done some research with Cathy Ridings at Lehigh University studying Facebook profiles, […]

Can a Society Be Too Smart for Its Own Good?

A twine showed up in my in-box this morning that shows Iran’s secret nuclear plant near Qum on Google Earth.  Twine is a pretty cool social news site that allows you to build a news reader network that uses both social and topical relevance to present news.  I like the concept, because that is closer […]