It’s such a shame it’s come to this, but DARK PATTERNS are a reality, and all the Big Tech web sites use it. You should never have to put up with such sinister intentions. (more…)
Everyone has a COVID-19 angle to talk about and our friend Kim Komando is no exception! In this episode she’s going after the restaurant fraudsters — and we applaud her!
The cyber crime industry always looks for a disaster or cause to exploit for their own profit. The pandemic of COVID-19, coronavirus has represented the perfect opportunity to defraud people out of their money! Thanks to SpamCop agents all around the world like Safenetting.com, scams are being reported to the National Cyber Security Centre on a daily basis.
In advance of the 2020 Presidential Election, Kill Chain: The Cyber War on America’s Elections takes a deep dive into the weaknesses of today’s election technology, an issue that is little understood by the public or even lawmakers. (more…)
Here’s an idea : if you know your customer’s bank account amount and activities, you are better able to set your prices. If they have a lot, and they spend a lot, then they’ve got the cash to pay your highest rates. If they don’t have much, give’em the low rate to entice buying! Welcome to the future!
You should read this if you use Amazon. We are beginning to see that the true fabric of the online commerce industry is all about making a buck. It’s not that different from the brick and mortar world, but now on a grand scale, requiring no work. The leading tech mongers have programmed themselves into deliriously extravagant profits with fewer and fewer costs — and they don’t mind whose backs they stab in the process. (more…)
Have we reached the point where real is not real? Is there really is an ‘alternative’ news? Can you tell who the real Obama is? You ain’t seen nothin’ yet!
I’ve been following AI and emerging technologies and how they can help the graphic design, marketing and advertising industries. Imagine using the viewer’s big data, purchased from the big data brokers, and superimposing their faces and voices into a TV commercial for insurance. Imagine seeing YOUR face, in a terrible auto accident or performing shocking acts in an adult movie? Or, you can have Donald Trump deliver your sales pitch in a radio ad. Yes, it’s a little scary, but there’s an app for that.
As this story unfolds we see an almost unfathomable future. I’m not going to write ten thousand words on this because so many people are richly pontificating on it already. Below, I’ll provide some of my links collected … you may be amazed, and just a little bit scared.
And, thanks for reading …
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For years and years the internet experts have supplied all manner of tips and tricks for designing symbols. True, you can dream up a symbol with no graphic design training, talent or skill at all. However, very few can design a successful symbol. (more…)