One Person's Internet Junk is Another Person's Treasure

One Person’s Internet Junk is Another Person’s Treasure

That expression, “one person’s junk is another person’s treasure” could certainly be applied to the internet. But when it comes to some controversial content, I’d go a step further to ...

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Online Dating in the Time of Covid-19 and Trump

We spoke with online dating expert Julie Spira about dating during Covid-19 and "dating in the age of Trump." We touched on sexting, teen dating and how to date safely, ...
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Facial Recognition Loses Support as Bias Claims Rise

Facial Recognition Loses Support as Bias Claims Rise

Following the lead of San Francisco, Boston and several other cities, Detroit is poised to end a contract with a company that provides facial recognition technology to its police department ...
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Pulizer-Prize Winning Reporter on How to Find Trustworthy News

Pulizer-Prize Winning Reporter on How to Find Trustworthy News

Kerry Gallagher and Larry Magid spoke with Alan Miller of The News Literacy Project about how to know what sources of news to trust and/or share, coverage of the Black ...
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TikTok Adds Parental Controls and Disables Direct Messaging for Users Under 16

TikTok Adds Parental Controls and Disables Direct Messaging for Users Under 16

TikTok, the popular app that allows users to share short (typically 15 second) videos announced Family Pairing to give parents greater control over their teen's safety setting ...
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Apple and Google Building Automated Covid-19 Contact Tracing Technology

You may have heard about the technology developed jointly by Apple and Google to automate contact tracing to help alert people who may have been in proximity to someone infected ...
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How to Keep 'Zoombombers' from Disrupting your Online Meetings or Classes

As you may have heard, several school districts, including New York City, are banning the use of Zoom video conferencing because of security and privacy concerns ...
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Avoiding Financial Fraud During Covid-19

ConnectSafely's CEO Larry Magid speaks with US Secret Service Special Agent in Charge Tom Edwards and Visa VP Lori Hodges about why financial fraud is expected to increase in the ...
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Resources for Coping, Learning, and Shopping While Stuck Home

Resources for Coping, Learning, and Shopping While Stuck Home

There is never a good time for a pandemic, but the silver lining on this very dark cloud is that it’s happening at a time when we have the ability ...
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Prepare Now in Case You Need Remote Tech Support During Coronavirus Crisis

If you’re like most people, you probably have occasional problems with your PC, Mac or other devices. And while some people have the technical skills to solve these problems themselves, ...
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