March 01, 2019
Social media may have connected our lives to those of our family, friends and much else in the rest of the world. But for many, all fun and excitement comes second or third hand. The visually impaired suffer yet another indignity in the social space because often they are left out. Thanks to...
February 18, 2019
  These days, parents give their pickney phones or tablets to keep them quiet. Often these devices are used for playing games or connecting friends. Well, folks, think you should exercise a little more caution. There are some dark places on the Internet that you don't want your kids...
February 11, 2019
We generate A LOT of data. A lot. Just how much? Well, according to this website, social media users tweet 500 million times per day every day. So, let’s do some (very basic) math. If the average length of a tweet is 28 characters long, that’s 14 billion characters a day! And if the...
February 01, 2019
In 1976, February was officially declared Black History Month in the US. Today the month is officially celebrated in five countries across the world: the United States, Canada, the UK, the Netherlands and the Republic of Ireland. There are also celebrations in countries where there is a strong...
January 28, 2019
It could have been worse, since supermarkets have been slow to phase out plastic bags and enforcement has been lax. But the pain of the ban shows in the ugly scenes at cash out counters.  People forced to use their pockets and paper bags now seem unhappy when food shopping. And they are...