I’ll Second That!

Glenn is recommending The Transparent Society.   I’ve read it, and would highly recommend it.  It definitely makes you think about the consequences of living in world pervaded by information systems, tiny cameras, and global computer networks.  Brin’s essential argument is that we’re better off living in this society where surveillance and information technology are in the hands of everybody, rather than the privileged few, even if it means having to give up some degree of privacy.