Favoriting my Mom's tweets

My Mom is a pretty tech-savvy lady: She runs a brilliant blog, texts and shares photos, and she tweets more often than I do. All of this she learned on her own, and I am incredibly grateful for her willingness to be involved online. In her point of view, she is ready to interact with her grandchildren in whatever form of social media they end up on....more

Stemming the Tide of STEM

I'm generally in favor of STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math – education, especially when girls and young women are welcomed into the programs and treated with the same attention as males. (As long as they don't junk it up with a pink color palette.)But it's being oversold.(Typically, at this point I would produce a rant about how STEM is being glorified and promoted ahead of reading, writing, literature, art, music, social studies, and various other humanities. That's a rant for another day, though. I'll get back to it. I promise.)...more

Faking Facebook–Moms on Social Media | MomCave LIVE w Northern Mommy

Moms on Social MediaAre you a Faeebook Faker? An Instagram Impostor? A Pinterest Pretender? We all do it. We post our most gorgeous, enviable moments to social media and sort of “leave out” the rest. ...more

App Tells Who's Digging into Your Personal Data

Did you know that sometimes, the apps you use for your smartphone have access to your personal information and are capable of sharing it? Are you aware that your privacy can be invaded across the network board? That includes Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Google+ and more....more

Things to tell your Kids about Privacy Online

Those were the days when all parents had to worry about was the creepy guy lurking near the playground. Now parents have to worry about creeps all over the world reaching their kids via computer. And there’s more to worry about. Here’s what to teach your kids:...more

About Those Things You're Not Supposed To Say To Writers

Yesterday, there was a hashtag running wild on Twitter. I follow a lot of professional writers, so I saw a lot of tweets carrying the tag: #TenThingsNotToSayToAWriter. They were mostly funny, but some of them made me cringe. And one or two of them shot me right through the heart. For example: ...more

Why Hacking is a National Emergency

Foreign hackers, look out: Uncle Sam is out to get you. President Obama has issued an order that allows the State Department and Treasury Departments to immobilize the financial assets of anyone out-of country suspected of committing or otherwise being involved in cyber crimes against the U.S....more

How to sign out of all Google Accounts

Let’s cut to the chase (never mind how you misplaced your phone): There are several ways to sign out of your Google accounts remotely. It takes three steps, and you’ll need the desktop version of Google....more

An Ode to Fitbit

It is tiny, yet mightyTwo years ago I bought what soon would become my best friend and motivation for years to come, a Fitbit One. Since the day I took it out of the box, my life has changed. Trust me, it is not an overstatement. What is so great about this device? Read on for an answer! Oh, I almost forgot to mention that this post is solely my opinion and is NOT sponsored by Fitbit or any other company. I am writing this to share how I feel about the device and maybe help you decide if you need a fitness tracker. There are newer models out there, but I will be discussing the core features of Fitbit that are present in all of their latest trackers....more

Interview with the Creators of @Gnosis

Interview with the Creators of @Gnosis July 27, 2015 | Navarre Overton ...more