Tag Archives: privacy

Dilbert Does Big Data

Dilbert does Big Data
If you like Dilbert cartoons or big data, you might enjoy Dilbert’s adventures in data analysis, data mining, data privacy, security, and dealing with a dumb manager.

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Firefox isn’t Dead

Two years ago, I posted Firefox May Already be Dead, which predicted the death of Firefox by Chrome.

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Google Street View (and Privacy)

Interesting things are caught on camera during Google’s street view filming (see here).  While the majority of these Google events were mere events that happened to be recorded, it reminds us that camera and computers are capturing our world and our lives.

So why don’t people change their behavior even though they know they are being watched or recorded?

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Other posts about Google and privacy (or lack thereof):

Firefox May Already be Dead

15 Must-See Sights in Google Earth

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ECards and Email Privacy

Most security-savvy users are aware of the problems with electronic greeting cards, which may contain malicious software.  Like almost all emails that I receive with a subject containing “FW:” (forward), I delete all greeting cards (eCards) that I receive, even those from Mom.

If you’re like me, you warn your friends and family about the dangers of emailed greeting cards (they just aren’t worth the risk). But what about the other issue with greeting cards?

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Firefox May Already be Dead

Keir Thomas, author of several books on Ubuntu, including the Ubuntu Pocket Guide and Reference, declares that Firefox has lost its way.  He says that the fox is slow and Slashdot users are complaining about it heavily.

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