IoT, no, not Got. Sorry, wrong network.

The internet of things (IoT) is an interesting concept that, only a few decades ago, would have scared people. It refers to the connection of devices (other than typical fare such as computers and smartphones) to the Internet. Cars, kitchen appliances, and even heart monitors can all be connected through the IoT.-   The phrase 'Internet … Continue reading IoT, no, not Got. Sorry, wrong network.

Hello Darkness, My Old Friend…

We all love the internet, don’t we? Yeah, it’s great we are all addicted to it- Facebook, Youtube, Netflix, we live for the internet, where would we be without it? However, it is not all sunshine and rainbows though- there is a darkness to the web- cybercrime being the black swan of the family. Source: … Continue reading Hello Darkness, My Old Friend…

None Shall Pass…Except For Maybe You… (And the Rest of Social Media)

Gatekeeping is the process through which information is monitored and controlled, it is filtered continuously and censored by an overseeing regulatory body. This is how the world received its information for a long time- through neatly packaged articles and news reels, all filtered for our entertainment and education… (and manipulation, some might argue). Professional journalism … Continue reading None Shall Pass…Except For Maybe You… (And the Rest of Social Media)

Never-Ending Story: The Tale of Two Operating Systems

IN THE RED CORNER: We have Apple iOS AND IN THE BLUE CORNER: Samsung’s Andriod PIIIIIICK YOUR SIDE! LET THE BATTLE BEEEEEGIN You are one or the other and if you change, you’re a traitor. Who is better? Who wins? Smart people use Samsung/Android Dumb people use Apple/ iOS (I take this personally as I … Continue reading Never-Ending Story: The Tale of Two Operating Systems

Another (Curated) Brick in the Wall(ed Garden)

The Walled Garden… so much imagery comes from this saying, but not so much meaning or understanding of the phrase. Let’s change that, so basically means “ an environment that controls the user's access to Web content and services…  directs the user's navigation within particular areas, to allow access to a selection of material, or … Continue reading Another (Curated) Brick in the Wall(ed Garden)

Work Hard, Play Never…? Becoming a 24/7 Employee

Deactivate Facebook. Delete Instagram. Cancel Emails. Remove Snapchat. Did you just get incredibly nervous? The first thing in the morning you do is check all of these and more social accounts- work related or other, correct? That is today's workforce- you can be classified as a 'knowledge worker' Modern life has forced us to become accessible … Continue reading Work Hard, Play Never…? Becoming a 24/7 Employee