Category: News

What Facebook’s Privacy Problems Mean to You

FacebookⒸ has encountered privacy concerns multiple times over the years. Staying up-to-date on these concerns is an essential part of keeping your information safe, especially if you use Facebook frequently. And, when it comes to staying safe online in general, looking at big companies’ missteps can help you learn what to watch out for. Here’s Read More…

Surprising Automated Processes

Many people believe that, as technology continues to progress, most workers will eventually be replaced by robots. As it turns out, most companies have already implemented many kinds of automated processes into their business models, without sacrificing the jobs of humans who already work there. It’s true that automated processes are far more efficient than Read More…

How Dangerous Is the World?

Every time you check the news, you probably expect to see another horror story. It could be about an act of violence, an international incident, or someone preying upon children. If you were to just read the news–without any other sources of information–it would be easy to believe that you’re in constant danger. Of course, Read More…

4 Activities That May Soon Become Obsolete

In this ever-changing world, tasks that were common only a few years ago have become completely unnecessary now. Things are here and gone before you know it! Even stranger is the fact that, at the time, most people figured they’d be doing those activities forever. You may not think about it, but even some activities Read More…

How to Find a Career in an Increasingly Automated World

As technology advances, more and more jobs are being replaced by automation. So, what jobs are still available for real people? Technology can be both a gift and a curse. With advances in technology, some dangerous or mundane jobs have been replaced by completely automated systems that won’t get tired or encounter danger. On the Read More…

3 Ways You Can Buy Locally to Benefit Your Community

Buying locally has a number of benefits for your immediate community. Not only can you get some unique items–handmade crafts, clothing, fresh produce–but you’re also putting money back into the area around you rather than just sending it to a large company. However, if you’ve never tried to buy locally before, you might have a Read More…

How Disabled People Can Benefit from Self-Driving Cars

Self-driving cars are just one example of science fiction becoming science fact in the 21st century. For many people, self-driving cars are tempting, for a few reasons. They could allow you to work during your commute, for example, or talk on your phone without worrying about distracted driving. In particular, some have noted how much Read More…

The Last Straw: Thoughts on the Plastic Straw Ban

If you’ve been following the news, especially news surrounding environmental consciousness, you’ve probably seen people advocating to reduce the use of plastic straws. The movement really began to gain traction when, earlier this year, Starbucks announced its plan to phase plastic straws out entirely. Many people praised this move as an eco-friendly decision by a big Read More…

Three Ways College Campuses Are Improving Safety

Many college students are new to being on their own. They’ve just moved out of their parents’ home and are completely new to being responsible for themselves. While the world of college can be a great place to learn new life skills and keep yourself safe, it can still be very dangerous. Although only a minority Read More…

What Does Automation Mean for Our Society’s Future?

Automation is already very commonplace in our everyday lives. Rather than having to write letters by hand, we have computers to type them and printers to print them off. Search engines are constantly indexing web pages, credit cards are used instead of cash, and people can call taxis straight from their phone. As technology evolves Read More…