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Hate Speech – How Responsible Are Tech Companies?

There was a time when hate speech was somewhat hidden – groups practiced their hatred behind closed doors. But in an age where the thoughts of those who hate can be immediately shared on social media sites, networks like 4Chan, Facebook, and Twitter have become breeding grounds for hatred and bigotry. Support and hatred for white nationalism, for example, came... Read More
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The Text Age and How It Has Changed Our Ability to Communicate

A communication revolution has been occurring for the last 15 or so years as the smartphone has gained popularity, and this isn’t necessarily a good thing. Often you will hear about all the benefits of a connected world and how this is levelling the competitive landscape, but you don’t usually hear about how it is negatively affecting our ability to... Read More
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Are we on the verge of an AI takeover?

Earlier this year, renowned physicist Stephen Hawking warned that artificial intelligence should be something we must be careful of. This sentiment was echoed across several technological and IT sectors by various personalities such as Elon Musk, but the message doesn’t seem to have propagated far. The rise of machines, or the potential for AI to take over the world, has... Read More
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FBI issued a public service announcement related to Smart Toys

The FBI issued a public service announcement on July 17 related to consumer safety – but the threat is something you may not consider dangerous: internet-connected children’s toys. The Bureau says that these internet-connected devices could present privacy concerns for children and families alike. Although toys that incorporate technology that learn behavior are growing in popularity, so are the safety... Read More
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How likely is to have your personal identity stolen?

Although computers have become more reliable and secure as technology has evolved, no computing system, social media account, or bank information is truly secure. Just as technology has advanced, so have the ways criminals and scammers can acquire your personal information. According to Ben Taylor from BestVPN.com in fact, internet users had a one in three chance of getting personal... Read More

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