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Humans' intimacy with technology: Are we all becoming cyborgs?

Do you think you could live without your mobile phone? What about the navigation and backup camera in your car? Could you drive as well without them? Could you get by without your smartwatch reminding you how often to get up from your desk to keep healthy or weather conditions for the day so you know how to dress?Our obsession with technology and the information it delivers daily has progressed beyond the point of external mobile phones and smartwatches to implanted heart monitors and Fitbits. At one time, consumers were too paranoid to enter their Social Security or credit card number online, but now, they are willing to implant sensors and other wearable technologies into their bodies. In ... [[READ MORE]]

The hidden dangers of oversharing on social media

Locking doors and windows and leaving a light on used to deter criminals from breaking into homes when you were away on vacation, but our obsession with sharing photos and experiences in real time on social media has created a whole new security risk for travelers. According to Mercury Insurance, burglaries involving social media have become all too common these days.“Instead of looking for physical signs that a home is unoccupied, burglars can simply scan Instagram posts, monitor Twitter feeds and check Facebook for signs that someone isn’t home. Posted photos can also show them exactly what to look for when they break in,” says Mercury Insurance Vice President of Claims ... [[READ MORE]]

3 ways to prepare children for jobs of the future

October 22, 2019

Today's technology evolves so rapidly, it's impossible to predict what new inventions are coming. How can parents and e ...

Celebrating 50 years of influential projects

October 18, 2019

What were the greatest projects from the last 50 years? The World Wide Web? The moon landing? As 2019 marks the 50th an ...

Understand data usage to get the best deal

October 14, 2019

When it comes to how we use our cellphones, it's especially important to understand data usage. Knowing what consumes y ...

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