A life shared out
Posted: 23 May 2014 @ 00:13
YOU have heard of social-networking addicts: people who crave
validation through "likes" and "retweets", whose success is counted
in online friends and followers. But Mike Merrill has taken this a
stage further: he is a "publicly traded person". If you visit
kmikeym.com, you can buy shares in him, and that gives you the
right to vote on the big issues of his life.
Speaking on The Digital Human (Radio 4, Monday of last
week), Mr Merrill, who is 37, talked matter-of-factly ...
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