Posts Tagged "Technology"

Social Media Surveillance Coming To A Computer Near You

Posted on Jan 4, 2017 in Tech

Social Media Surveillance Coming To A Computer Near You
A whole host of reasons are being given to justify the increased surveillance and data mining of social media and the wider Internet itself: terrorism, suicide prevention, precrime detection of violence and other illegal acts, and even teenage alcohol abuse.
This is being done at the federal level most egregiously with the declaration that the feds have now been given the green light to hack millions of private devices with only a single warrant.
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The Power of Google

Posted on Jul 13, 2016 in Uncategorized

The Power of Google

Google for most people has become synonymous with searching the Internet, and it has become hard for some to imagine what the Internet would be like without the ubiquitous Google search to provide a convenient list of links, neatly ranked for relevance and popularity.

Edging close to Apple’s number one spot as the world’s most valuable company, the value of Google’s parent company, Alphabet, now sits at $491 billion dollars, as of July 12, 2016, but its power goes far beyond simple mountains of cash.

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