Monthly Archives: September 2013

Beware the Robocop

Today I received an official notice from the Social Security Administration that they had overpaid me on some benefits and if I don’t pay them back the Treasury Dept. may withhold the money from any future tax refund that might … Continue reading

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Social Media Companies Object to Government Monitoring – Principled Concern or Commercial Hypocrisy

In response to the revelations about NSA monitoring, companies like Google have stepped up their efforts to protect the privacy of their users. Among other things, Google announced that they are encrypting all of their data to try to protect … Continue reading

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Don’t Underestimate the Technology

Over at Vice.com, Patrick McGuire has a good article analyzing a new combination of hardware and app called “Tile” that bills itself as “the worlds largest lost and found.” Tiles are little 1″x1″ wifi-enabled tags that you can stick to … Continue reading

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