I was recently approached by the Observer to take part in an email-based discussion with Tom Chatfield about online privacy and the direction that companies like Facebook and Google are taking us.

It was a lot of fun to write, over the course of a day, and there were some interesting points raised. 1000 words each isn’t enough to explore very much, but I found it surprisingly useful for clarifying my thoughts on the subject, and quite inspiring for some of the future work that is constantly buzzing around my head.

The original story on the Observer is here.… Read full post

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