Truths and other things learned online

Two more instances of activities in the digital world that reinforce a number of my standing “truths” about the Internet:   Truth: What’s posted online stays online Thanks to the ongoing controversy over Hillary Clinton’s email server, you may have heard about the unique website Archive.is (www.archive.is). It’s a service that allows you to take and preserve digital […]

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Ten websites worth visiting

From the useful to the useless, here are 10 websites you will want to visit when you have a spare moment or two. GeoGuesser http://www.geoguessr.com Using Google maps, you’re dropped into a random location somewhere in the world. Your task: Figure out where you are. Clues are often in the scenery in the 360-degree views, […]

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Digital attackers can target 911 system

I’ve said it many times before and I’ll say it again: The more society relies upon the digital world for everyday needs and services, the more exposed society becomes to hackers, anarchists, terrorists and a host of others with angry agendas. Just last week, we learned the nation’s 911 emergency call system can be hacked […]

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Happy music makes happy workers

Want people to cooperate more? Play upbeat music. Happy tunes produce happy workers. At least, that’s what two studies out of Cornell University in New York have concluded. Researchers created small teams where each team member received tokens that could either be contributed to the team’s value or kept to build personal value. When happy, […]

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