Has App Privacy Gone Too Far?

by Sam Barillaro. 0 Comments

I recently had a conversation with a friend of mine about technology and the impact it’s had on our privacy. He shared his concern about the way people are sharing almost everything about themselves on the web with little concern. I could sense he was looking to me for a counter argument.

There are plenty of ways technology can benefit us without the need to divulge all our secrets. However, there are cases where the more information you share about yourself, the more useful technology can be to you. This is a trade off we make and it should always be up to us what information we’re willing to share.

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What are Google Glasses for?

by Sam Barillaro. 0 Comments

After watching the Google glasses concept video it didn’t take long for my initial reaction of, wow this could be cool, to turn to reality.

Many have stated their opinions on the video, including some parodies of the clip. It wasn’t until halfway through reading Trevor Gilbert’s take on PandoDaily I stopped. I asked myself, what problem do these glasses solve? What need are they tending to? Maybe I’m missing something, maybe in the future we will all walk around with these glasses because it’s just too much for us to carry a mobile phone with us. Maybe. Or maybe Google just wanted to drive more traffic to Google+.

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