Jeff Jarvis is a man whose thoughts I always pay close attention to. I don’t always agree with him, but he continually tests the assumptions that we make about which parts of our lives we can and should share. Now he has followed his arguments through and decided to blog and tweet about the news that he has prostate cancer.
Here, he lays out why there will come a time when the benefits of us sharing the details of our lives will outweigh all concerns about privacy. In a previous column he’s argued that all journalists should be open about who they vote for. Do you agree? And would you be willing to be open about your qualifications, marital history, political inclinations, health and just about everything else? And if we all followed suit, would that create a world you’d be excited to live in? Also worth considering these recent stories about Twitter… Continue reading ‘Should we all lead transparent lives?’