An essay on privacy, sharing and why we as a society are ill prepared for social media. Read the essay here.
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'Google, more than perhaps any other company, is aggressively putting sensors and the software to activate them into our environment.
The just-unveiled Moto X phone... has a custom microchip that allows it to listen for voice commands literally all the time, even when the phone is "asleep". Google's Chrome web browser now supports voice commands; that means it's also rolled into every Chrome OS notebook computer.
Google's face-based computer, Google Glass, responds to voice commands...voice is a dominant theme in the future of Google, and is clearly slated to make its way into every product the company makes.'
Read the full article here.
Infographic clearly shows how the information we share makes it easy for burglars to target us.
'Produced by Antwerp-based communications agency Duval Guillaume for Febelfin, Belgium's financial sector federation, the terrifying 'See How Easily Freaks Can Take Over Your Life' video urges for increased caution when banking online.' via designtaxi.com
Very useful and alarming interactive resource showing the personal information we share via our phone.
Green party politician Malte Spitz sued to have German telecoms giant Deutsche Telekom hand over six months of his phone data that he then made available to ZEIT ONLINE. We combined this geolocation data with information relating to his life as a politician, such as Twitter feeds, blog entries and websites, all of which is all freely available on the internet.
Clear and easy to understand site that shows how privacy, and specifically, your internet activity can be tracked, shared and sold. See the site here.