Computers, Children and You

Tech companies are targeting children from birth. Long before children can encounter the silences and subtleties the world offers we are handing them to the tech gods by accepting the message that mediated reality is good for children. Industry opinion on the issue of exposing children to a media/tech "reality" should carry about the same weight as studies by the oil conglomerates “proving” that there’s no such thing as global warming.For now it’s up to parents and grandparents to do what is … [Read more...]

Google, Microsoft and Facebook Are More of a Threat to Privacy Than the US Government

It’s amazing that there are naive people who worry about government intrusion into our privacy when we already gave away our civil rights to the billionaires in Silicon Valley. The NSA is taking note of our calls and emails, but anyone – me included! -- who uses the internet and social media has already sold out our privacy rights to the trillion dollar multinational companies now dominating our lives and – literally – buying and selling us.The NSA isn’t our biggest worry when it comes to who … [Read more...]


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