According to this Psychology Today article, they matter because we are completely incapable of ignoring them. Even when we know something isn’t true, it still impacts our thought processes because our brains cannot unlearn information we take in. The example … Read More
Smart enough to get in, not smart enough to cover their tracks when getting paid. That doesn’t seem so smart. Which goes to show, that security around Twitter could have been a lot better, and people who work there maybe should have been a little less careless. That doesn’t bode well for the rest of us when even a big tech company can’t get this right. How many of us have people on staff who might fall for this kind of phone-based attack?
What should we think of the complicated, super-smart hackers who also manage to be so easily identifiable? Should we accept that the hardest thing about any conspiracy, and this goes for all the conspiracy theories out there, is making sure one person doesn’t do something stupid and give it all away? That. actually, is nearly impossible, and is the one thing that makes most theories unbelievable to me. This hack proves to be a perfect example.… Read More
I was reading this article about the settlement Facebook reached with it’s moderators and I think this serves as a really good example of something where many people want an answer that fits neatly in a Tweet, or a slogan, … Read More
As we prepare for going back to work, these two things will be paramount. “In times of difficulty, and these times are certainly that, it is imperative that you realize that you are the model for the behavior you want … Read More
During a crisis, there will always be those stand up to find ways to come together and help, and those who shrink away from that. Which one do you think people are going to want to work with when this is over? … Read More
But wait, I’ve been assured by Facebook, and other internet companies that these outlets are “trustworthy”, so what’s the deal here? “News of this tragedy reached international audiences via a flurry of media reports that implied or outright said that … Read More
Some deep thoughts based on listening to an episode of On the Media from January titled “Everything is Fake”. The first couple of segments aren’t a big surprise. Politicians who go looking for border photo ops in Texas will visit … Read More