At the very beginning of my PhD research — which formally begins in August — here’s some stuff I hope to be working on:
- The all-encompassing directive of transparency, in particular the role of interiority and personal myth-making in the “post-privacy” age.
- Power differentials between individuals and institutions re: surveillance and data gathering.
- Social issues of blockchain development and other “Web 3.0” technologies.
This is subject to change, and it almost surely will. (It’ll narrow down significantly or change completely).
And here are some contemporary thinkers whose work on these subjects I like: