"pseudonymity" entries

Pseudonymity will increasingly disappear

Once we accept a new technological reality, we can come to grips with what to do about it.

An article in "The Atlantic" takes a look at recent facial recognition studies at Carnegie Mellon.

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Being online: Forged identities and non-identities

Creating a fake identity used to be more popular than it is now, but
some people have still hidden who they are when going online. This
section of the identity article covers some ways they do it.

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Being online: What you say about yourself, or selves

Sociological research about online participation says more about the
fringes of identity than everyday activity. This section of the
identity article explores how we present unified or fragmented selves.

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Being online: Your identity online–getting down to basics

What men daily do, not knowing what they do!
The Internet provides minimal information about us when we go online,
but compensates by providing immediate, dynamic exploitation of that
information. This post in the identity article series shows what we tell
others just by connecting to the Internet. Previous posts in this series explored the various identifies that track you in real life. Now we can look at the traits that constitute your identity online. A little case study may show how fluid these are.

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