Telephone Numbers Were Never Meant as ID. Now We’re All At Risk

Telephone Numbers Telephone Numbers On Thursday, T-Mobile confirmed that some of its customer data was breached in an attack the company discovered on Monday. It’s a snappy disclosure timeframe, and the carrier said that no financial data or Social Security numbers were compromised in the breach. A relief, right? The problem is the customer data that was potentially exposed: name, billing zip code, email …

India Internet – India is trying to establish strong data protections for its citizens

India Internet India is trying to establish strong data protections for its citizens, as Europe did, while giving the government the right to obtain private information as it sees fit. India Internet By Vindu Goel Aug. 31, 2018 NEW DELHI — In India, American companies dominate the internet. Facebook’s WhatsApp is the most popular app on phones. Virtually every smartphone runs …

Persuasive Design Unethical : kids suffering from “hidden manipulation techniques”

Persuasive Design Unethical   Kids now have 10 times the amount of screen time they did in 2011, according to one study. Persuasive Design Unethical As much as adults are now constantly inundated with technology — those constant Facebook notifications and that next episode on Netflix already cued up — children today are even more primed to become hooked on …

Axon Body Cameras are reshaping how video evidence is collected

Axon Body Cameras Can the Manufacturer of Tasers Provide the Answer to Police Abuse- changing police work, creating new businesses and new debates.   Axon Body Cameras Rick Smith, who made a fortune selling conducted-energy weapons—stun guns—likes to say that he is a “techno-optimist.” Human beings create problems, technology solves them, and a few bold thinkers get phenomenally rich in …

Crucial Japanese Phrase

Crucial Japanese Phrase   Crucial Japanese Phrase – There are languages where deploying one tiny little phrase unlocks doors. commonplace (yet ambiguous) ‘yoroshiku onegaishimasu’. Crucial Japanese Phrase There are some languages where deploying one tiny little phrase unlocks doors. It’s a phrase that “makes Japan go around,” according to Shihoko Goto, senior associate at the Woodrow Wilson Center, a US think …