Computers, phones and security

In recent weeks Apple has gained some poor media attention thanks to a major flaw in the iPhone’s operating system. This vulnerability meant that someone could access data from your phone if you were on an open network, like a free wifi network at your favourite coffee shop. The good news is that Apple has made a security update for their iOS and OSX operating … Continue reading Computers, phones and security

Introvert and Extrovert Tropes

This week I had planned to write a post concerning the tropes of Introverts and extroverts. I call myself an extrovert but I don’t consider myself to be the privacy-vampire that many introvert memes and comics would type me as. I have become exhausted by the internet’s fascination with reducing people down to one dimension based on the ebb and flow of a person’s mental … Continue reading Introvert and Extrovert Tropes

Our privacy: Microsoft doesn’t care all that much

Being an avid Gmail user I have written and read countless emails but I never see ads. Sure, this is entirely because I use AdBlock Plus in my browser to make my internet experience virtually ad free. This is great and I love it but then every so often something gets my attention and reminds me that there is advertising all over the web. I … Continue reading Our privacy: Microsoft doesn’t care all that much