Monthly Archives: November 2015

22 11, 2015

It’s Your Duty to Install Ad Blockers. But Which Ones and Why?

By |2015-11-23T15:46:58-04:00November 22nd, 2015|Internet Security, Technology|1 Comment

If you value your privacy you might have taken notice this week when Edward Snowden says "it's your 'duty' to install ad blockers"... the government surveillance whistleblower gave some advice on how average citizens can shield their privacy online. One of the less obvious security tips: flip on an ad blocker."

16 11, 2015

Keep Posting to Facebook. You’re Sharing some very Personal Information with an A.I.

By |2018-02-05T10:59:07-04:00November 16th, 2015|Facebook, Technology|2 Comments

Facebook hopes to be able to take advantage of the vast amount of data people are producing every day. 'There's just going to be a lot more data generated about what's happening in the world, and the conventional models and systems that we have today won't scale,' said Jay Parikh, Facebook's VP of engineering. Wow! An Artificial Intelligence that knows EVERYTHING about you and you freely gave it all the info! Creepy!

15 11, 2015

The Day After the Paris Attacks, from the eyes of a “Scoper”

By |2016-10-06T21:30:59-04:00November 15th, 2015|Technology|2 Comments

Periscope... where some of the best facilitators of conversation are just roaming around the streets. I happen to follow a Paris "Scoper" and here you can follow along and check out Paris the day after the recent attacks. Paris is beautiful. Paris is recovering far better than NYC did back in the day when we were attacked...

8 11, 2015

New Social Network, TSU, being blocked by Facebook

By |2015-11-08T20:30:08-04:00November 8th, 2015|Social Media|1 Comment

Have you checked out TSU yet? TSU is a social network very similar to Facebook that has been around for about a year. The big difference between the two social networks is that TSU will be sharing advertising earnings with you, the user. This should encourage people to post good content and they may even get paid for it...