And that’s the instagram client removed from my phone. Again. For the same reason.
Even though the app is normally closed, the “damn, that’s creepy!” factor of getting targetted ads for say, mini-DLP projectors, the day after we have a conversation about possilbly buying one at work, annoys me something rotten. Continue reading “#noSuchThingAsAFreeLunch”
Ah well .. forget the rest of the article..
Apart from Jesus, one of the other things I get enthusiastic about is “Telegram”. “Telegram is a cloud-based mobile and desktop messaging app with a focus on security and speed.” (Telegram.org). Think of it as an alternative toWhatsapp with better security and a number of cool extra features. Continue reading “Telegram: An alternative to Whatsapp”
Let’s see what happens here. Some argue that persecution actually helps Christianity flourish. Continue reading “Crosses being torn down in China”
In short, former Nokia leader, Jorma Ollila, who now sits on the Shell board of directors wants to see cars tracked with GPS devices to try and make the car tax fairer. Continue reading “Proposed complusory car tracking plans for Finland”
Is this solution not just a little creepy? Joint funding from NSA?
BBC News – Google patents robot help for social media burnout.
“Social media burnout”? – Am thinking that those with this syndrome would be would be better off in the pub with flesh-and-blood friends and without any smartphones / tablets.
“LG is investigating allegations that some of its TVs send details about their owners’ viewing habits back to the manufacturer even if the users have activated a privacy setting.” (BBC)
I’m not suprised by this too much, but still shocked. Makes a real case for buying the simplest hardware you need, with as few bell and whistles as possible.
“Just because I’m paranoid, doesn’t mean they’re not [spying on me].” Continue reading “LG Smart TV ‘unauthorised spying’ – BBC News”
“Students at the European Institute of Technology are working on a system to link Facebook accounts to RFID (radio frequency identification) chips embedded into store loyalty cards.”
I’m not sure where I want to go with this one, or whether it’s even worth trying to blog it.
According to this BBC article, Heapsylon, have invented a pair of socks with sensors in them which will alert you if it seems you are about to fall over. Continue reading “iSox ™?”
This link nicely sums up the some fears about google glass and where we may be headed in the future. In my mind it seems to be not so much swallowing Morphius’ red pill as vomiting it out. Continue reading “Google Glass and the Matrix pill”