Video Games For Women: 6 Apps That Aren't Candy Crush

Nearly half of gamers are women, so where are the mature stories and hot men in video games? ...more
Ugh. Sorry, but this is a major peeve of mine. The title of this post - doesn't this perpetuate ...more

New Facebook Gender Settings and How to Change Yours

Your body. Your definition. Now on Facebook. Facebook added the ability to set your gender outside the binary male/female choices just in time for Valentine's Day. Now you can define yourself with a choice more reflective of who you really are if the binary choices don't cover it. Facebook on phone, Image Credit: Shutterstock ...more
GatheringRoses  As someone who is not one or the other, it has always felt like both a lie to ...more

19 Ways to Avoid Draining Your Cell Phone Battery

I’m sure you have your own tricks to avoid a flat battery, but let me go a little bit deeper with 19 effective hints to avoid draining your cell phone battery. These tips will help your phone battery last longer so you can stretch and extend the time span between charges. ...more
I can't agree more your hints here. But i have a better suggestion to charge your phone twice ...more

Data quality – getting ready to teach data mining

Getting ready to teach a data mining course at the end of the year, I started looking through data sets I have on my desktop. Not sure what I will end up using. My first lesson, no matter what, is going to be on data quality ....more

Healthcare Records vulnerable to Criminals

Just about every kind of healthcare related entity—hospitals, rehab centers, pharma companies, insurance carriers and more—have been and continue to be compromised by cyber criminals.Though your doctor can boost your resistance to heart attack, the hospital he works at remains prone to hack attacks by crooks wanting access to all sorts of data and other sensitive information....more

Fake Funeral & E-mail Scams: Recognize & Avoid

How does a funeral scam work in the first place? This is something that I, as a security analyst, teach to the consumer public. First of all, the fake funeral scam starts off with an e-mail. The fraudulent e-mails come disguised as a notification for a funeral.The Better Business Bureau describes how the funeral scam works:...more

Learn to Code for Free (for Real)

I can imagine the type of person served by an expensive, intensive programming bootcamp – someone with money (or, at least, good credit) and several weeks of free time. That has never described me in my life. The last time I had six weeks free was in the summer after tenth grade, before I started working full-time and at age 14, I had neither money nor credit ....more

It’s Earth Day! AskPatty Shares a Look at Ten Earth Friendly Automobiles

Are you interested in electric cars?...more

Video Games For Women: 6 Apps That Aren't Candy Crush

Nearly half of gamers are women, so where are the mature stories and hot men in video games? ...more
Ugh. Sorry, but this is a major peeve of mine. The title of this post - doesn't this perpetuate ...more

15 Small-Business Social Network Nightmares

You may think you've guarded your company, but are your social media outlets unprotected? Look at these 15 potential weaknesses in your defense.Can you think of five social network nightmares you hope never happen to your business? How about 10?...more

This is Why We Can't Be Friends on Social Media

So there I was, sitting in the lunch room at work, eating my sandwich when someone passed around a photo book of a coworker's little boy.  Flipping through the book, the conversation wandered into the "Where'd you get that? That's so cute!" realm.  Then came the discussion of which photo site was the best and most economical, where you can find coupons, etc. ...more

Keep your family safe from online threats

2013 had the most damaging series of cyberattacks in history. More than 552 million identities were exposed in data breaches last year. Now, a new Symantec study reveals that the attacks are getting bigger and more vicious! Soon, the bad guys could have access to information about your health, your habits and even your mood....more