If the movie biz wants to continue a destructive campaign of some sort, it should start by looking in the mirror, and then at the movie theaters and then at the other activities that also compete for the time, attention and money of moviegoers.
While an English teacher at a school in Boston has been put on leave while the allegations that he starred in porn videos, it is a perfect opportunity to teach kids about how private actions put on video can haunt you later in life.
I know what you're thinking: "People are not going to check in everywhere they go. Too Orwellian." But people will adapt to using this technology in their daily lives because it is useful to them and integrated into their on-and-offline worlds.
Discovery has been a feature of the Internet for a long time, but there's an important difference between "today's most-emailed stories" and content that relates to the stories I've read, liked, or reviewed. This is discovery based on me.
Let's just get a few things straight: Google isn't your friend just like Facebook isn't your friend. When your phone wants to sync with Facebook -- or Google -- assume they are getting something out of it, because they are. Nothing is free and your information is the currency.
Why has economic inequality increased so radically over the last generation? Because in an age of information what is unquestionably true is that control of that information is extremely unequal -- and that inequality drives broader economic inequality in our economy.
What if two or three of the co-eds with whom Anthony Weiner had online relations lands a book deal and decides to take Weiner's pictures to print? Can he take legal action then? The answer is an emphatic yes.