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This edition: Public Parts: How Sharing in the Digital Age Improves the Way We Work and Live

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Episode Details

Original tape date: January 18, 2012.

First aired: July 2, 2012.

Well-meaning advocates for privacy worry that the Internet and how we share is making us dumber, crasser, distracted, and vulnerable to threats of all kinds. But Jeff Jarvis argues that the Internet and our new sense of publicness are, in fact, doing the opposite. Based on exclusive interviews with Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Google's Eric Schmidt, and Twitter's Evan Williams, Professor Jarvis introduces us to the new world of sharing.

Professor Jarvis explores the promising ways in which the Internet and publicness allow us to collaborate, think, and create--how we manufacture and market, buy and sell, organize and govern, teach and learn. What are the choices and the responsibilities?

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