Is Privacy Worth Worrying About?

This morning I had to add my debit card number into Facebook Messenger in order to receive some money someone sent me. And just for a minute I thought, “Do I really want to give my debit card number to Facebook? I mean they just had yet another data breach of nearly 267,000,000 American users…… Continue reading Is Privacy Worth Worrying About?

14 Must-Have Gadgets for the Geek in Your Life

ATTENTION GOOGLERS! Here’s a link to my 2012 list Let’s face it. For many of my readers I am the geek in their life. I’m the nerdy friend you tell your IT guy about when you don’t know what else to talk about because you want to talk about the latest political news about Herman…… Continue reading 14 Must-Have Gadgets for the Geek in Your Life

iPhone, Your New Cigarettes

The parallels between the iPhone in 2011 and cigarettes in the 1950s, 60s, 70s, and 80s are stunning. It’s iconic. It’s celebrated as the cool thing. It’s a status symbol. It’s celebrated in the media. It’s manufacturer is getting rich. There are cheap imitations. (Sorry Android users) It’s addicting, but not viewed as a serious…… Continue reading iPhone, Your New Cigarettes