Tech – for Everyone

Tech Tips and Tricks & Advice – written in plain English.

Today’s ‘Must Read’

Folks, not only does everyone need to read this article, but pass it along to their friends and family.

* How your connected home or office is a gift for hackers, criminals, and cyber spies

The Internet of Things needs to learn how to secure devices — and fast.Read more..

[ Note: I also highly recommend clicking on some of the embedded articles.. Like, the Snowden one.. ]

Related articles: (In my way of thinking..)

* Britain has passed the ‘most extreme surveillance law ever passed in a democracy’

The law forces UK internet providers to store browsing histories — including domains visited — for one year. Not only that, the law also gives the intelligence agencies the power to hack into computers and devices of citizens.Read more..

* Distracted minds: 3 tips to disconnect from tech and increase productivity

Adam Gazzaley, neurologist and author of The Distracted Mind: Ancient Brains in a High-Tech World, explains how multitasking damages focus, and offers advice for workplace productivity.Read more..

.. But the truth is, no one’s going to read those. And no one’s going to change their thinking or behavior. I’m wasting my time.

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Today’s quote:No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” ~ Aesop

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November 17, 2016 - Posted by | advice, computers, consumer electronics, cyber crime, Cyberwarfare, gadgets, hackers, Internet, Internet of Things, mobile, networking, News, privacy, security, tech | , , , , , , ,


  1. I read your third link, and will be using it as motivation as I continue on the path towards reclaiming my inner analog. Can definitely relate to the boredom as the dopamine hits dwindle, but since I’m aware of the underlying neural mechanisms at work, it makes it easier knowing things WILL get better.


    Comment by anna | December 4, 2016 | Reply

    • I think the older a person is, the easier it will be to ‘reclaim their inner analog’. The younger generations (literally given iPads while in the cradle) seem (to me) doomed to be slaves to the machines.

      Good luck :) There’s much more rewarding things in life than watching YouTubes…


      Comment by techpaul | December 4, 2016 | Reply

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