Mark Orton, our friend and former Cantabridgian, now living in Hudson, NY (aka Cambridge on the Hudson), suggests that the government is not being straightforward about how the multitude of data it is collecting is being used. He recommends a new tool called “Immersion” with which you can check out just how easy it is to compile and understand your own metadata.
Cambridge author Anita Harris on friend Margot Adler’s new book on current fascination with vampires, which explores issues of power, politics, morality, identity, and even the fate of the planet.
Like Sheryl Sandberg, the Facebook COO and author of Lean-In, Cambridge author Anita Harris is troubled by the conundrum created when talented women opt out of careers and lose the opportunity to advance to positions that might allow them to influence workplace culture. But, Harris suggests, perhaps it is not the privileged who are likeliest to push for change or equality for others.