Show Notes January 10 – 16, 2021

Show Notes January 10 – 16, 2021

Tech Talk Show Notes January 10-16, 2021 WhatsApp gives users an ultimatum: Share data with Facebook or stop using the app WhatsApp, the Facebook-owned messenger that claims to have privacy coded into its DNA, is giving its 2 billion-plus users an ultimatum: agree to...
Conspiracy Theorists Grasping at 5G

Conspiracy Theorists Grasping at 5G

Conspiracy Theorists Grasping at 5G   There are always those who will believe the most phenomenal theories when they someone with scientific authority says comments on it.  That is the case with the conspiracy theory that the radiation from 5G cell towers creates...
The Risky Business Gamble of AI

The Risky Business Gamble of AI

The Risky Business Gamble of AI The worldwide pandemic of Covid-19 has increased the amount of traffic on all of the social networks.  With almost everyone at home, they have more time to comment and research and share stories and opinions.  This means that these...
Concerns About Effectiveness and Privacy and Limiting Facial Recognition Adoption

Concerns About Effectiveness and Privacy and Limiting Facial Recognition Adoption

Concerns About Effectiveness and Privacy and Limiting Facial Recognition Adoption Facial Recognition is not a perfect technology and still needs some time before being widely used in societal applications until we get our hands around the issues of privacy, safety and...
Screen Time Causing Mental Health Issues Are Overblown

Screen Time Causing Mental Health Issues Are Overblown

Screen Time Causing Mental Health Issues Are Overblown Turns out that all the hub-bub about technology affecting the mental health of our teenager by increasing anxiety and depression may be quite over-blown.  It turns out that when you look at all the studies and...

Social Engineering Comes to the Forefront of Attacks

Social Engineering Comes to the Forefront of Attacks We depend on our smart devices and use them as a primary communication tool. Studies found that young adult users send over 2000 texts per month and receive over 1800 with that volume people are less wary, and it is...