Digital Identity

At the beginning of the semester, I wasn’t a very active participant online. I mainly stuck to Facebook – posting pictures, the occasional status update, and commenting on friends’ posts. I would also reblog and like posts on my tumblr blog, the name of which has since changed. While I had other online spaces, I…

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Are phones evil? If yes, what should we do?

Yesterday in class, I and my fellow classmates participated in a semi-formal debate about the ethics of purchasing phones and other cheap technology when their cheapness is enabled by exploitation of slave labor. The resolution we were arguing was something to this liking, “We should stop buying phones and other electronics that are made  by slaves.”…

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