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Surveillance Society

Global Village?

The image of the Global Village has been nagging at me over the weekend. As a city dweller I was lucky to get to know some people who actually live in a farming community and experience first hand the pluses and minuses of country life. Perhaps the closest thing we have to village life in Australia. As I blow some hay from my keyboard while sitting on a V/Line train back to the big smoke I want to reflect on the concordances and differences between the reality of village life and the Internet version. Read More...