Practice

The Practice of Privacy

You’re being followed. No, don’t look behind you. Not because it’ll give you away – they’re not back there – but because it won’t do any good. They don’t have to follow you physically. Not any more. Here’s one example: open this page and it will likely do a pretty good job of showing you …

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Life Threatening

I remember Y2K. I had a big fight with my wife over the fact that I had bought two 5-gallon water containers. She thought I was over-reacting to the slight possibility of the computer systems going down at midnight of the new millenium. Turns out she was absolutely right – nothing happened, and while I …

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use security to protect your attention

Scary Thoughts on the Road Last week I talked about the idea of a “Notification Free” week, when you could try to be less distracted by all the beeps and buzzes of the many apps. As promised, I shut down all the notifications on my phone and my iPad and went silent. That meant when …

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