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Passwords don’t have to be a burden. Here’s how I overcome the workload and the traps. Perhaps these few easy steps will help you, too.  All of us struggle with passwords and the false promises made with biometrics doesn’t seem to be much of a shortcut.  When it comes to creating one, I find just …

What about all those passwords?Read More »

There are a lot of people who don’t understand what artificial intelligence means, let alone what it means for humanity. In the simplest of terms, it is the process of duplicating human decision making processes by the use of machines. Artificial intelligence is a multi-sided research effort into machine learning, including emotional and intellectual intelligence. …

Artificial intelligence, parlor tricks, and morality.Read More »

There is a battle raging over the connection you have to the internet. It has pitted taxation and overly zealous politicians between corporate power and those that decide the welfare of society.  It was dubbed Net Neutrality but the fight over your data is in the forefront, the connection speed, in reality, is just a …

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By Trip Elix By 2018, the market estimate for cell phone and tablet applications is expected to be over 17 billion dollars. While most of the industry is being developed by small entrepreneurs, there is a significant inflow of money to those in the information brokerage business writing spyware, a growing development that should concern …

The sad and unjust truth about spywareRead More »

Forum: Technology can help reduce cost of tolls at Connecticut borders By Trip Elix POSTED: 03/17/15, 5:22 PM EDT | Politicians have been grappling with introducing tolls on interstates that cross though Connecticut for some time. Each time new forms of revenue for the state coffers is explored it ends up costing taxpayers more money. Technology, …

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North Pole-Elves have confirmed that hackers have compromised the database that Santa uses to keep track of who is naughty or nice.  The resulting hack caused a brief delay in processing and after restoring information from the backup system, all systems were normal and worked properly for delivery. Lead Elf Ernest stated in a press …

Santa survives hackers but data brokers still own you.Read More »

Sony has been hacked several times. Its latest embarrassment is directed at itself and is just one more example of the lack of security on the internet. You might just wonder why that can be. Everyone knows the internet is plagued by viruses and malware. Hackers have stolen millions of credit card numbers and set …

Asleep at the switch: why so many sites get hackedRead More »

Many people are familiar with connecting to a Wi-Fi hot spot. Our phones, tablets and wi-fi security computers  all have Wi-Fi ability, and we have been told that (encryption) is what makes us safe. Many don’t understand that open Wi-Fi is dangerous; they blindly connect their devices and go about looking for a date or checking …

wi-fi Security is for everyoneRead More »

For most Americans the internet seems like it is just there. The sites and services either work or don’t. We have become so accustom to poorly designed operating systems and faulty connections that we don’t notice, when the toll trolls appear. The gate keepers and toll barriers to connect to the internet are the companies; …

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