Questions of identity have perhaps never been so pervasive or salient as they seem now, in today’s culture. These questions in  personal, cultural, political, and global identity go hand in hand with the biggest issues of our times: politics, ethics, meaningful life, validated death. To begin, a sampling of talks and articles about digital and technological identity building –

Public shaming and cyberbullying in the digital sphere demonstrates some of the most powerful intersections of in-person and online interactions. When an aspect or moment of a person’s life is held up to public, digital, widespread scrutiny, this can define a person’s identity in momentous, life-changing, and often devastating ways.