Curate Life

We curate our lives by deciding what will go on Facebook, on Twitter – what will be our public persona? But people are discovering that their private persona’s no longer really private. Anything you say, do, email, or think may end up as public information. Will the loss of privacy brought about by technology finally force us to behave in private as well as in public?

Please leave a comment with your first 50 words on the topic “curate life.”


Author: Virginia DeBolt

Writer and teacher who writes blogs about web education, writing practice, and pop culture.

7 thoughts on “Curate Life”

  1. Do not be literal. Quis videt – who sees? Ask Lacan; ask Mulvey.
    “The woman saw that the tree was good, was desirable, she took from its fruit and ate; and she gave, and he ate. Then the eyes of both of them were opened, they knew they were naked;

  2. As technology advances, so does our need to select, organize and present adequate content for posting online or computational use. There’s definitely a “Big Brother” watching, and with the big leaps in technology taking place, eventually we’ll have to consign some of our privacy, if not all. We live in scary times, so…curate life.

  3. I am in the process of taking stock, auditing the unnecessary aspects and accoutrements. Where do I go from here? Eliminate all the negative corners? Take account of all the clutter and the unusual facets? Delete all the photographs that are purely for unusual or odd aspects of the subject? Re-jig the whole life-picture and start all over again.Curate the public reflection~

  4. We are one family now. And like family life, you may demand privacy on the toilet and inside any sex theater. Please reveal your thoughts on Facebook, etc. Let me enjoy your world as you enjoy mine.

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