The EU has tried a couple of times to reign in ‘Big Data’; most recently with the infamous GDPR. For the average user, the result, however well intended, is that we are forced to go through the extra step of … Continue reading
Thankfully someone is seeing sense about changing the dreadful ( and actually dangerous) website cookie law … you know those annoying warnings when you visit a site for the first time. According to this article it … “could be consigned … Continue reading
By now, everyone has heard about the WannaCry ransomware attack. So far we have two posts about it: one with a general overview of what happened, and another with advice for businesses. But it’s become clear that not everyone understands … Continue reading
Most of us know that the large internet companies know a lot more than we’d like them to about us; and that government agencies routinely stockpile information about everybody and anybody, not just threats to society. However most people don’t know just how open email is.
Sending an email message is like sending a postcard, says scientist Andy Yen in this thought-provoking talk: Anyone can read it.
Ok, this one is a bit geeky but it’s quite handy ( for any chrome power user ) to be able to figure out which tab or app is causing your machine to run slow. Simply hold down shift and press esc while … Continue reading
This article from Tutsplus runs through some of the reasons why WordPress might be the right system for you to use on your site. http://wp.tutsplus.com/articles/news/why-wordpress-is-so-good/