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Got that dream job? Keep your excitement clean, please.

I can imagine the sheer joy of learning that I'd be working as an Engineering Intern for NASA. Yes, NASA, the organization that put humans on the moon. Wow. What a thrill and an honor. The absolute last thing I would do is go "ghetto" with expletives that I got the…

Do you have a Family Tech Plan ?

As the America Heart Association re-ups it's concerns about Sedentary Behaviour in Today's Youth, it's more important than ever to think about establishing a Family Tech Plan. Simply put, it's a set of guidelines for healthy "screen time". Over the last 70 years, it's clear to see that "TV Time" has…

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Google pushes secure website connections

You may or may not be aware that there are two kinds of connections when you browse a website: "secure" and "insecure". Secure connections are backed by some form of security certificate and run on an encrypted string. Over the past few years there has been an initiative to encourage…

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Social Media Purity

The old generation knows this one: 'If a tree falls in the forest but nobody is around to hear it, does it make a sound?' But the new generation has responded with this: Pics or It Didn't Happen With cell phones armed with cameras at our beck and call 24/7…

Emoji and Keyboard Mobile Security

My wife and I have become big fans of a social app named "BitMojii".  It's been a really fun way to break up the monotony of "xoxox" and "<3" we text to each other during our time apart.  The custom comic maker BitStrips has been around a while and now…

How “Likes” affect our behavior

A recent study shows that "Likes" are highly influential in the popularity (and click-ability) of posts, images and articles -- regardless of their content. Neutral and "risky" material were equally sought after when it was deemed "more likeable". It seems that our "conscience" can take a back seat to the…

Changing Passwords often: Good or Bad?

Recently, the  United Kingdom urged us not to change our passwords too frequently. What was that? Not too frequently? It seems common knowledge that you should change your passwords often, but it's a very interesting theory. As humans, we are not too good at creating passwords, or even changing them…