Technocreep, The Surrender of Privacy and the Capitalization of Intimacy, published 2014
by Thomas P. Keenan — technologist, professor, computer security expert and government advisor
“The first step in formulating an intelligent response to growing technocreepiness is to understand who is after your information and why they want it…”
Somebody recently said about the internet, these days it’s a sign of mental illness if you’re not a little bit paranoid. In that spirit, this book is a must-read with chapters titled Intelligence Creep, Camera Creep, Bio Creep, Deception Creep and Anti-Creep. You’ll learn the fun new term glasshole, and the not-so-fun terms wireheading, swarm intelligence and the cyber trickery known as dark patterns.
“There are things you can do to throw people off your cyberscent and retain as much privacy and freedom as possible, but you need to start taking action now…”