Wash your hands regularly. Keep a social distance from others when out in public. Change your work habits by working from home or wearing a mask… assuming you can continue to work at all. To say COVID-19 has been world-changing is an understatement. The deadly pandemic is a shoo-in for the Times […]
As the clock ticks closer to 2020, a wrap-up of some of the stories that had my blog’s attention this year.
Advances in medical technology are nothing short of phenomenal. However, there’s a critical difference between processing data and making the diagnosis.
Why not use blockchain for better privacy protection? Unfortunately, while the technology has benefits, for personal data it still seems to fall short.
Fake news, charges of election meddling by foreign propaganda, and now allegations of listening in on conversations made through the chat interface of the platform: face it Facebook, you’re no longer the friendly-go-lucky “connect to friends and family” tech company you were when you started out. Between heavy mining and sale of personal data, combined […]
It is official: as of November 9th, Donald Trump has been elected to be the 45th president of the United States of America. The news has left the world in a state of shock, with cheers from his followers and protests from others, as everyone scrambles now that the ‘what if’ scenario of a Trump […]
All ballots are in, and the world has changed: on June 24th, voters in the United Kingdom took part in what has been named Brexit, the referendum on the country’s membership in the European Union. With a total of 51.9% votes to leave, the fallout has been staggering: the pound dropping to it’s lowest point […]