Apple’s Unforced Error

Apple’s Unforced Error

Two weeks ago Apple announced that iPhones would begin scanning for photos involving sexual abuse and exploitation of children. Sounds like a good thing that makes the world a better place, doesn’t it? I’m sure Apple execs expected a burst of good will. Instead it...
Rules For Computer And Online Safety 2021

Rules For Computer And Online Safety 2021

These are the rules for computer and online safety in 2021.  Only your vigilance will protect you against bad guys. You will be safe if you are cautious. Stop and think before you click on links, before you call unfamiliar phone numbers, before you install programs,...
Tech Tidbits

Tech Tidbits

As we enter into the twentieth year third month of the global pandemic, technology news has slowed down as much as everything else. There aren’t many things to tell you about! Here are a few bits of tech news that have caught my eye in the moments between bouts...
Is Zoom Safe To Use?

Is Zoom Safe To Use?

The world has adopted Zoom for video chats with friends and family while we shelter, for good reasons: it’s free or inexpensive, it’s easy to use, and it works very well. Naturally, there’s been a backlash, because, I don’t know, good things...