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PWNED – Data Breaches – YOUR Personal Info

Free resource for anyone to quickly assess if they may have been put at risk due to an online account of theirs having been compromised or "pwned" in a...

Information Facebook and Google have on you

The harvesting of our personal details goes far beyond what many of us could imagine. So I braced myself and had a look Want to freak yourself out? I’m going...

Center for Humane Technology

Technology is hijacking our minds and society. Technology that tears apart our common reality and truth, constantly shreds our attention, or causes us to feel isolated makes it impossible to...

Streaming Music is Ripping You Off

If you subscribe to a subscription music service such as Spotify or Apple Music you probably pay $10 a month. And if you are like most people, you probably...

Blockchain is not only crappy technology but a bad vision for the future

Blockchain is not only crappy technology but a bad vision for the future. Its failure to achieve adoption to date is because systems built on trust, norms, and institutions...

Gaming addiction classified as disorder by WHO

Gaming addiction is to be listed as a mental health condition for the first time by the World Health Organization. Symptoms include: impaired control over gaming (frequency, intensity, duration) increased...

Facebook wants your naked photos

26-5-18 What are they going to share this time or loose to hackers. Last year, Facebook, facing increased scrutiny over its decision-making, launched a program intended to combat a growing...

3 maps show why NAFTA is important

With all the recent news about Trump and his RHETORIC these are the facts and as usual he is WRONG. The North American Free Trade Agreement is a 24 year...

Smart speakers are listening. Here’s how to delete their recordings

Your friendly neighborhood smart speaker can do everything from dictate recipes to control door locks. On the less positive side, it's also capable of eavesdropping on your conversations and...

You don’t have to delete Facebook, but you could definitely be using it better

Your Facebook account is spraying your personal info onto the internet like a hose. Here's how to stop it. The truth is you’ll probably be just fine if you deactivate—or...