Sameer Padania is lead author and researcher on WITNESS' Cameras Everywhere report. Sameer consults on how the Internet impacts human rights, activism, journalism and philanthropy. He is on the board of the New York-based archaeology foundation Archaeos, and is a Fellow of the RSA. For more information, visit sameerpadania.com.
How we communicate and connect, how we see and document the world around us, how we express ourselves—all have been transformed over the past decade. Hundreds of millions of us on every continent experience this directly in our daily lives, from receiving a text message or making a mobile call to video-chatting with relatives or colleagues around the world.