Tech – for Everyone

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A Quick Reco For Parents (and a bonus)

If you are a parent, or teacher, you may want to know about a “video tutorial” resource. This is not something you ask your kids to watch – it’s for you.

CyberSafe with Steve Dotto

“The new videos focus on social media and provide teachers and parents with a better understanding of what to look for and how to protect children in the digital age.

They are short and concise and help adults quickly understand the dangers and how to avoid them.”

I highly recommend you take a look at the intro video, and then explore..! Check it out, here.

Also (aka “the ‘bonus’): Launch of Google’s Emergency Public Alert Service

Today’s post is an important one that ultimately and literally could be a lifesaver. Google, in conjunction with their mapping technology, has launched a platform service called Google Public Alerts that is designed to help you find critical emergency information during a crisis.Read more..

Today’s quote:History shows that there is nothing so easy to enslave and nothing so hard to emancipate as ignorance, hence it becomes the double enemy of civilization. By its servility it is the prey of tyranny, and by its credulity it is the foe of enlightenment.” ~ Lemuel K. Washburn

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January 28, 2012 - Posted by | advice, Google, how to, Internet, kids and the Internet, News, security | , , , , , ,


  1. Very cool thing Google is doing with the alert system. Every once in a while they find their way back into my graces. Thanks for the heads up!


    Comment by kstinman | January 29, 2012 | Reply

    • kstinman,
      I must confess, I might have missed this entirely had I not become a habitual reader of Rick Robinette’s What’s On My PC....
      The credit is all his on this one.


      Comment by techpaul | January 29, 2012 | Reply

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