Tuesday, January 17, 2012

"Public Parts: How Sharing in the Digital Age Improves the Way We Work and Live," by Jeff Jarvis

Jeffrey Rosen, The Washington Post, Jan. 13, 2012

From the article: "According to Jeff Jarvis, defenders of self-exposure on the Internet need all the support they can get. "I have learned that the more we share, the more we benefit from what others share," he writes in "Public Parts."…For a so-called "open book," Jarvis is surprisingly selective in the personal details he reveals…There are many limits, however, to Jarvis’s willingness to lead a transparent life. He "won’t deny seeing porn" but refuses to share his browsing history…It turns out that Jarvis is not an advocate of principled transparency at all, but merely an advocate for his own career." Read more

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