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Exactly who are we in a digital world?

We’re moving away from a place where the media we own proves who we are to one where we are what we say we are.

A little while ago, I wrote about how the shift to digital media, away from physical stuff like books and discs, is having a profound effect on our identities. We’re moving away from a place where the media we own proves who we are to one where we are what we say we are.

The folks at The Mark News were quite interested in the idea and asked me to come in and chat about it with philosopher and professor John Russon as part of their Ingenuity Series. We had a very illuminating half-hour discussion, which our trusty editors have distilled down to just over four minutes. Check it out (click here if you can’t see the video below):