Lately some people are using the live streaming feature of Facebook to show crimes. How do you feel about the live streaming of news events such as shootings?
Opinions on various technology topics
Amazon wants us to use its facial recognition technology to pay for items at the store. Would you use facial recognition to pay with your mobile device?
The hottest thing going right now is the augmented reality game Pokemon Go, but with a lot of dangers attached to it. Are you willing to play augmented reality considering the dangers?
Burner phone numbers are temporary, disposable numbers for when you don’t want to share your “real” number. Do you think having a burner phone number is a good practice?
It was recently ruled to be a basic human right, but should it be? Should Internet access be a basic human right?
Some antivirus programs were found to have critical vulnerabilities and can be easily exploited. Do you recommend a novice user install an antivirus program?
We’ve gotten used to the idea that using a website or app means it will be tracking our use. But should Facebook and others be able to track non-users?
Recently Mark Zuckerberg made the news when a picture showed his laptop with the camera and microphone covered up. Is covering up your laptop’s microphone and camera a good practice?
Social networks are forcing you to download more than just one app to access all the functions. How do you feel about social networks forcing you to download more apps?
Virtual assistants are set up to help us … to make teach easier, if you will. Do you use a virtual assistant like Siri or Google Now?
While at one time it wasn’t necessary, now there are multiple subscriptons available to the Internet. Do you purcahse website/app subscriptions?
Even though technology makes things much easier for us, that doesn’t stop us from wanting things even easier. What mindless tasks do you automate on your computer or mobile?
Many hardware manufacturers have pushed their research departments to come up with ways to fit more hardware into smaller spaces. Is this a good thing?
Previously Google had two instant messaging apps, but now they have added three more to the mix. Do Google’s array of instant messaging apps serve any purpose?
Having a smart home is cool, but it’s not all fun and games. There are some cons and downsides to having a smart home. Let’s go over them.
Everyone seems to have different thoughts on a daily shutdown of their PC. Do you shut down your PC at night? Let us know in this week’s poll.
Typefaces can shape a century of knowledge in their own way. In this article we take a look at those that shaped the period between 1900 and present day.
Now we seem to always be connected to our technology. How much of your day are you connected to your electronic devices?