articles tagged "Garret Keizer"

Privacy

Friday, 10 August 2012 | A Public Affair

On Friday August 10th, Esty Dinur interviewed author and Harper’s contributing editor Garret Keizer about his new book “Privacy.” They discussed the challenges of maintaining personal privacy in an age of ever increasing and invasive technology. “Body scans at the airport, candid pics on Facebook, a Twitter account for your stray thoughts, and a surveillance camera on every street corner — today we have an audience for all of the extraordinary and banal events of our lives. The threshold between privacy and exposure becomes more permeable by the minute. But what happens to our private selves when we cannot escape scrutiny, and to our public personas when they pass from our control? In this wide-ranging, penetrating addition to the …. more »

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