Tag: Technology

Why Can’t We Just Vote On-Line in the USA?

Why Can’t We Just Vote On-Line in the USA?

Based on the anecdotal evidence of listening to some of my friends talking - I believe there is a temptation by the average person today to just want [...]
Frequent Password Changes Could be the Enemy of Actual Security

Frequent Password Changes Could be the Enemy of Actual Security

I am sick nearly unto death with the endless need for more and better passwords. And how websites always have some nonsensical scheme I have to abide [...]
Jill Stein Pledges to Grant Edward Snowden a Full Pardon and…

Jill Stein Pledges to Grant Edward Snowden a Full Pardon and…

I recognize this isn't the newest of news, yet it still resonates with me two weeks later. Jill Stein is very much a third or fourth party candidat [...]
Hope for Holding Off Dementia

Hope for Holding Off Dementia

I know that after my grandfather died from Alzheimer's disease - and the frightening and terrible loss of self that I saw accompanying it - I've been [...]
How Facial Recognition Works

How Facial Recognition Works

Have you ever wondered how Facebook recognizes your friends in pictures you upload and tries to get you to tag them?  What is the technology that driv [...]
Wiretap Scare Stories and Other Tall Tales…

Wiretap Scare Stories and Other Tall Tales…

OMG the terrorists will win if we don't scare the world away from encryption! OMGOMGOMG!!! So, with all the issues and fear mongering about all the [...]
Modular Phones are FINALLY coming

Modular Phones are FINALLY coming

It's been a long path to a phone system that has truly interchangeable parts.  There is another modular phone in the market, but it doesn't have the b [...]
Presidential Candidates on Technology Issues

Presidential Candidates on Technology Issues

If tech policies are something important to you as a voter - and as the internet is part of nearly all of our lives (and if you are reading this it is [...]
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