Boo! Spooky tech for Halloween

October 31st, 2014

By Naomi Dolin-Aubertin

Looking to have some spooktacular fun this Halloween? Or maybe just some laughs? Out of curiosity, I googled Halloween tech. You know, to spice up the usual stuff with something more holiday appropriate...

The easiest place to start is with Google itself.

Business Cards, Post-Its, Documents…Oh My!

October 24th, 2014

By Naomi Dolin-Aubertin

When it comes to the work day, I think it's safe to say we're all fighting the battle to stay organized. Between post-it notes, scratch pads, OneNote, etc. I have notes and reminders all over the place. My bulletin board alone is a mass of documents, handwritten notes, and business cards.

Changing the Way We Pay

October 17th, 2014

By Naomi Dolin-Aubertin

Once upon a time, we were a cash economy. Now credit is the name of the game. But as we've seen and discussed frequently, credit card fraud is on the rise. It seems every week brings a new story of a large retail institution being hacked.

Two Ways to Have a Friendlier Facebook Feed

October 13th, 2014

By Naomi Dolin-Aubertin

Facebook Newsfeed, love it or hate it, you can't get rid of it; but you can change it. The thing is, everyone's internet footprint is assiduously tracked by algorithms. These algorithms may be smart -- they allow companies like Facebook to track what you like, what you click, and what pages you visit, in order to market ads to you better -- but they are still just mathematical equations.

What Right Can We Expect to Privacy in the Digital Age?

October 3rd, 2014

By Naomi Dolin-Aubertin

Celebrity photo hacks, corporate data breaches; it begs the question, what right can we expect to privacy in the digital age?

While it appears, hopefully, that many credit card companies are now looking at changing the way they process card payments -- essentially forcing retailers to update inherently flawed card readers and point of sale systems responsible for recent breaches at Target and Home Depot -- that does not account for the increasing number of digital hacks.