The Circle by Dave Eggers
Reviewed by Kate Vreeland, Librarian
The Circle is the company to work for, it is an Internet company trying to take over all programs to provide transparency for all people. Mae is a newcomer (newb) to the company and is immediately taken in by their policies and outlook on life. She buys into their sharing theories after being chastised for leaving the campus to visit family and to go kayaking without posting about her activities. Mae then takes part in many of the after work parties sponsored by the company on campus and uses her social media to post about her participation.
Eventually she becomes part of the transparency team and begins wearing a camera so everyone can see where she goes and what she does all the time. Mae has lost all her privacy and doesn't mind! Is this what will eventually happen with all Internet sharing?
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