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Many are not surprised by the revelations that Facebook violated anyone’s trust. You may not be on the system, or even have an account, but it attempts to track everyone. Web tracking is an older phenomenon and I am sorry if I did not bring it to your attention sooner. Over the last couple of …

It Wasn’t Your Gullibility Your Data Is Being Stolen.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 »

A warning to advocates and targeting individual actions Our democracy has dissent at its core.  Those that advocate opinions that are at odds to the status quo are essential to our way of life. Civil rights, gun rights, tax policy, pollution, global warming, abortion rights and gay rights, just to name a few, all have advocates. …

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Who is responsible for Phishing By Trip Elix One of the misspellings of the URL to a small market newspaper website can have dire consequences. It like so many others are all over the internet. The activity is called Phishing and has many forms resulting in a monetary loss. Phishing is the activity of tricking the …

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All around you data collection exists. You don’t even need to have a cell phone or use a computer. Credit card merchants and credit reporting companies sell your buying habits to anyone. Your local grocery store and drug stores track your purchases through loyalty programs. Data brokers buy information and sell it openly to criminals …

Data thieves some call them data brokersRead More »

Being an author is a lot of work.  One of the biggest lessons I had to learn is how to create a brand. This is missed by most authors.  It is indeed a long process and a step not to be missed. I would like to personally thank Greenleaf publishing.  I went to the Author …

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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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An official announcement was given via email to some of those affected by the breech at Anthem. The data lost included the personal identifiable information to millions of its customers. Credit monitoring for 2 years is the prize, a mere $360.00 per person at full retail. From AllClear a company that does full service monitoring …

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JANUARY 23-31, 2015 • 9-Day Event! ARTSPACE, HARTFORD • 555 ASYLUM STREET • call (860) 455-3384 for info Tell your story, listen to another. Inspire, share and heal. Experience creative local community interaction, art & performance For performance schedule, visit https://www.facebook.com/untoldfamilystories Visual Art Author book signing and story telling Live Music SATURDAY, JANUARY 24, 2015 …

Talk about Identity theft at Untold Stories Jan 24Read 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; …

The fight over Net NeutralityRead More »

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