I have a confession to make. I love Google. I also fear Google. But I can't leave Google. We've been together for so many years, and shared so much. It's given me so much, but it can take even more away. Don't get me wrong. Google's been very good to me.
The theme for this yearÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Personal Democracy Forum was Ã¢â‚¬Å“The Flattening of PoliticsÃ¢â‚¬Â but the agenda was anything but flat. I was thrilled to attend and really excited EchoDitto was a sponsor.
Being the curious internetizen that you no doubt are, you might have read about Viktor Mayer-Schönberger's "Useful Void" proposal (PDF), in which he tackles the problem of individuals' increasingly long tails of digital cruft.