Category Archives: online safety

Do You Need To Get Yourself a Pseudonym?


‘…This may be useful to you even if you aren’t, like Ms. Donath, a public figure with a reputation to uphold. Potential bosses or suitors will be Googling you, you can be sure of that, and it may not be … Continue reading

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Robber Caught in Call of Duty Game (not Facebook at last!)


Attack was Heard over Call of Duty Online Game ‘During the robbery, Georgiou, who was wearing a crash helmet, hit one of the men over the head with an imitation handgun, while the second grabbed a knife from the kitchen. … Continue reading

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No Individuality of Social Networks? So What?


In the article ‘The Unbearable Sameness Of Social Networks’ by Selena Larson, she claims the individuality of social networks doesn’t stand out just because the cover photo styles of Twitter, Google+, and LinkedIn all look the same like Facebook’s. And … Continue reading

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How Your Digital Screen Messes Your Sleep


How Your Smartphone Messes with Your Brain ‘…it is the specific type of light from that screen that is throwing off your natural sleep-wake cycles, even after you power down. In a new video from Reactions: Everyday Chemistry, a sleep … Continue reading

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Asimov’s Astonishing 1964 Predictions


A closer look at Asimov’s World’s Fair of 2014 reveals that his crystal ball was shockingly clear “Communications will become sight-sound and you will see as well as hear the person you telephone.” We call that video-conferencing today ‘It is … Continue reading

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Don’t Torture your Kids with Your Damn Smartphones


For The Children’s Sake, Put Down That Smartphone ‘…Dr. Jenny Radesky is a pediatrician specializing in child development. When she worked at a clinic in a high-tech savvy Seattle neighborhood, Radesky started noticing how often parents ignored their kids in … Continue reading

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The Heartbleed Hit List


Passwords You Need to Change Right Now—Google and Facebook included. Yes, that’s how powerful Heartbleed is ‘An encryption flaw called the Heartbleed bug is already being called one of the biggest security threats the Internet has ever seen. The bug … Continue reading

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