What: THIS CONVERSATION IS BEING BLOGGED: Our lives, online, all the time, in the trend towards lifelogging
When: 12:30 to 1:30pm March 29th, 2007
Where: Pleasants Family Room in Wilson Library at UNC-CH
Who: A Panel Discussion Led by Dr. Deborah Barreau, with panelists Paul Jones, Dr. Cal Lee, Dr. Jeffrey Pomerantz, Terrell Russell, and Chirag Shah [note – librarians have arranged the speakers in alphabetic order by last name]
Presented by: ASIS&T-UNC
In blogs, in podcasts, in social networking systems, we are increasingly recording, noting, archiving, posting, and publishing our own lives. The reasons for doing so are many, and the possibilities for a cultural record are profound. What confluence of technology and society spurred this trend? What happens when my desire for privacy intersects with your intent to publish? What is there to do when prospective employers, marketers, or the government take note of what you have recorded about yourself?