online is all about when and in what context people experience

One of the things I’m increasingly finding online is that I’m experiencing stuff that was produced at different times but collides in the same timeframe for me.

Like this video for google mobile (via AdAge and I’m warning you its nine minutes longer than the joke is funny), explaining how cool it is that you can ‘search for things nearby without entering your location’, which is illustrated by searching for pizza in cities all over the world:

Except that this week I also saw this older video from the American Civil Liberties Union (via Neil and Wired) panicking about technology, civil liberties, loss of privacy and its implications for, say, ordering pizza:

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