You’ve checked one of the items in your bucket list and you’re now in one of the best places to live in Southern California. What’s next for you? Are you finding ways on how to make things more efficient at your new home? It doesn’t hurt to go for smart gadgets especially if you have more budget to spare. Trust me – it will not only make life easier for you, but you’ll end up enjoying the simple chores you do at home. So, let’s take a look at some of the most popular smart home gadgets you may want to start with: [Read more…] about Smart Home Gadgets You Shouldn’t Miss
In the era of tech giants, privacy has almost become a luxury. This is because people are virtually connected to their computers or the Internet at all times. This has made social theorists quite concerned about the phenomenon known as the Internet of Things (IoT).
The Internet of Things is a term coined by Kevin Ashton during a 1999 supply-chain management presentation at Proctor & Gamble. For Ashton, IoT meant that the benefit of computers and the Internet can only come from the documentation of actions. Everything a person writes, clicks, downloads, consumes, uses, searches, and views on the Internet becomes not only a data profile on that person’s behavior, but data that constitutes the space of the Internet. The goal then is to document this data more and more fully, in the hope to be able to obtain a complete picture and scope for businesses to increase their efficiency and effectiveness toward consumers. [Read more…] about Google’s Nest Acquisition: How Will Your Privacy Be Affected by the Internet of Things?
In most countries in the world, including the United States, privacy is generally not a legally protected right. The incidences when an invasion of privacy goes punished are usually when it is in conjunction with another crime, such as breaking and entering or theft. As a result, there are constant risks coming from every angle and an army of different people and corporations who are looking to invade your personal privacy, both physically and online. And since it is both hard to catch and hard to prosecute, it is largely up to us to protect our own privacy. Here are five ways in which you can help secure your privacy every day. [Read more…] about Protecting Your Privacy: 5 Tips to Securing Your Privacy