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By now, you likely have learned that Equifax suffered tremendous hacking. Specifically, as Equifax recently announced, hackers took advantage of a website application vulnerability to access records during a several-month period from May through (More)
Social media outlets now connect billions of people around the globe on a constant basis. Facebook, by headcount, has become the largest nation on the planet, with approximately two billion users. A tremendous number of these users communicate with o (More)
Corporate America and companies around the globe are spending vast amounts of money trying to keep up with all sorts of threats in this new digital age. So, how are companies really doing? Unfortunately, not so well. Indeed, according to PwC's 201 (More)
Every single day, billions of people spend countless seconds, minutes, and hours on social media. Why? This occurs in part because it is the business of social media companies to do their best to hold you captive. They want their sites to be " (More)
Most of us are aware that our personally identifiable information, like our credit card numbers, are at risk when retailers are hacked. However, there may be even greater risks. Indeed, the U.S. government has issued a recent warning about a hacking (More)
It is natural for us to ponder the future and to wonder what is coming next. For example, right now we are considering how far will Artificial Intelligence (AI) go. Will more and more of our lives be facilitated positively by AI? Or, will AI robots u (More)
Perhaps you saw the movie "Ex Machina" a couple years ago. In that movie, a male internet coder was drawn into an unusual experiment, as he engaged with an Artificial Intelligence (AI) being provided in the form of a very attractive female robot. Is (More)
Eric J. Sinrod wrote: Addicted to the Internet?
When we think of addictions, we typically think of alcohol and drugs. But, are many of us addicted to the internet? The answer apparently is a resounding "yes." Indeed, according to a study conducted by scientists in Italy and the United Kingdom, (More)
Since the internet expanded beyond the narrow confines of the military and a few educational institutions and became a more general phenomenon, there has been concern about the internet haves and have-nots. There has been talk about the digital divid (More)
Eric J. Sinrod wrote: Busted by a 'Textalyzer'?
Let's face it -- many of us are addicted to our tech gadgets. We constantly have to check our smart phones for all sorts of communications and updates. Of course, this can be problematical, especially when we might want to reach for our handheld devi (More)