Is it weird for a Spaniard to have red hair? The typical stereotype for a Mediterranean person is brown-skinned, not too tall and with dark hair. I do not seem to fit all those stereotypes very well, except for the dark hair. At least so I thought until […]
Have you ever wondered why some people have no reparation in sharing their genetic profiles? Why do they openly talk about something supposedly so private? I believe that no contradiction exists between wanting to protect one’s privacy yet sharing one’s genomic data with the world. I am more […]
“Privacy is dead. Get over it”. People who have famously said this or something similar include Scott McNealy (CEO Sun Microsystems), Eric Schmidt (CEO Google) and Mark Zuckerberg (Founder of Facebook). Some of the reasons that justify why not having privacy is OK include “if you do something […]
In this post I narrate some of my experiences and thoughts about Facebook. In an ironic note at times, I tell the reader how from being a passive user I became really involved and share some thoughts about its consequences after having used it a lot.