Hacking. It’s a word that today gives us a sense of dread thanks to the number of newsworthy attacks that have been propagated by shadowy groups all over the internet. Yet the word has been thrown into popular culture so often that it is now a synonym for advice. So, what is hacking really? A hacker is really a computer expert who uses their programming knowledge to overcome a problem. […]
We have all heard the sci-fi horror stories and we know the routine by now. The government is listening. Big brother is watching your every move. And just as the dystopian nightmare that was described in George Orwell’s 1984 becomes more and more a part of our everyday lives, it begs the question – what exactly are ‘they’ gaining from monitoring us.
From the headquarters in Fort Meade, Maryland, the National […]
The online store where you can buy almost anything with a click of a button and get it delivered straight to your home. This genius and incredibly convenient staple of the 21st Century is probably unsurprisingly owned by the richest man in the world. Amazon is huge and is only getting bigger as our hectic lifestyles force us to choose the most effortless innovations over virtually everything else. Hence Amazon […]
Today there is a new currency on the market. Putting the puzzling rise of cryptocurrency aside, huge companies are inventing new ways to gather, mine, buy up and vacuum this new stuff up in the digital equivalent of the gold rush. This priceless new gem is our data, and thanks to the paradigm shift of recent years often times its not too difficult to acquire. It seems every week another […]