Category Archives: Science & Technology

Naked truth about cybersecurity

Remember that kerfuffle when someone hacked the online naked photos of some gorgeous famous women? Oh, you do. Very interesting from the point of view of cybersecurity. I thought so myself.
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Let bygones be bygones

You burn one White House and some people completely lose their sense of humour. We should be proud that we can look back and laugh.
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Let them eat food — real food

You sure sound like a snob turning up your nose at food bank donations. But I can do better. I can sound like a callous snob.
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Cyberattack has a silver lining

Oh, here’s some good news. The Treasury Board says Chinese government hackers just forced the National Research Council to shut down its computers completely.
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Cellphones do everything, just nothing useful

Can I complain about technology here? Not my usual curmudgeonly bit about how machinery can’t save our souls, social media are stupid and electric light killed the night sky. I mean why are we surrounded by so much fancy stuff … Continue reading

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