Living your life for likes

I have always thought that I've done a good job documenting my son's life, especially during his early years, which he will not remember....more

5 Ways Facebook Privacy Exploits Users’ Data

Facebook achieved another milestone of as the social media giant hits 4 million advertisers, COO Sheryl Sandberg told CNBC's News on 27th April 2016.Facebook as we all know is unarguably the social media giant and there are no two views about that. As uncle Ben (from spider-man movie) says “With great powers come great responsibilities”...more

The gender-neutral public bathroom

Here's the thing: I like my privacy in the bathroom....more

Ins and Outs of Call Center Security

Companies that want to employ at-home workers for their call centers to save money and reduce the hassles of office space have to look at security considerations. In addition to thorough vetting of the agents and their equipment, organizations also need to ensure that the security is top-notch. A cloud-based contact center combats these issues. Here are some considerations:...more

10 Ways our Privacy is invaded

Once you become active online…and especially once you become “connected” with a smartphone…your privacy will be in sizzling hot demand—and in fact, you can bet that as you read this, it is already being invaded in ways that you couldn’t possibly imagine. Here are some of those ways, provided by wired.com:...more

Should You Blog About Your Kids?

There are so many poignant, important blogs I could write right now about the struggles and triumphs of my children as they blossom into full-fledged big kids. I have words of comfort for other parents. I have tales of trials and tribulations. I have questions about how to handle these phases now that my kids are old enough to fully and loudly voice their opinions about my parenting. But I can't. ...more
Couldn't have said it better myself.  I struggle with this constantly.  I think it takes much ...more

How the Internet of Things is further killing Privacy

Privacy used to mean changing clothes behind a partition. Nowadays, say “privacy” and people are likely to think in terms of cyberspace. Stay connected, and you risk losing your privacy....more

Before you upload that picture...

Let's start with privacy basics: The bathroom door. After several years of repeated discussions, my son has finally learned to knock on the closed bathroom door. About 60% of the time he also waits for acknowledgement before trying to come in. It is (in my head) a parenting triumph. ...more

Adjusting Facebook Privacy Settings

Every once in awhile, it's smart to take a look at your personal Facebook profile page to make sure the privacy settings are set to your comfort level. They change things up around Facebook regularly, so sometimes you may think you're on lockdown when really, there are openings into your profile you may not want public. Here are some tips to help adjust your settings....more

Stalking your children with technology

We had a sound/video baby monitor in my son's bedroom for the first two-and-a-half years of his life. Through that little camera, I watched him sleep, kick out of his blankets, sit up in his bed, and even saw the time our cat ended up in his crib and meowed out for help when she realized she was trapped....more
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