IoT, its future and its impact on our lives

A radical change in our lives brought about by the Internet of Things – An overview

FaceBook Labs Have Made Progress in Light-Based Wireless Internet

The technology will use laser light to carry information across the atmosphere, and can offer very high bandwidth.

24 Years Ago, the First Photo Ever Uploaded on the Internet

The photo of four slickly dressed women was uploaded by Tim Burners Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web.

Global Voting, The Vision of Unified World Politics

"Most of the world’s problems are really just symptoms of a bigger, underlying problem: that we haven’t yet worked out how to organise ourselves as a single species inhabiting a single planet. This can change."

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer May Get $55M in Severance Pay in Sale

If the auction results in a sale of Yahoo’s Internet operations, Mayer would receive $55 million as severance.

The internet is all set to replace your phone number – The changing face of the calling industry

For most people using smartphones, calling and chatting on the phone has become a thing of past. One among five adults owning a smartphone ever use their phones to make calls. Yes, it’s true that conversations are no longer done through phones as there are lots of additional options for chatting with people. As per an accountancy firm Deloitte , among a survey done with 4000 adults, it was found out that 25% of those who had a smartphone hadn’t used to for make a single call through their mobile network in an entire week. This showed a steady decline from the statistics revealed three years...

The Dark Tetrad Of Trolling Traits: Are You A Troll?

What do deception, narcissism, psychopathy, and sadism have in common? Together, they form the “Dark Tetrad” — the killer combo of personality traits that psychologists believe may contribute to a person’s ability to enjoy inflicting mental and emotional pain on others. And when you’re online, that sense of everyday sadism contributes to Internet trolling. Internet trolling can take many forms. It can be tame, like a mean comment on a random article online. Or it can be completely sociopathic, such as when Martin Shkreli bumped up the price of a life-saving AIDS drug from $13.50 to $750...

Privacy is an illusion, get used to it

Changing your privacy settings is not going to help much.

Life is short; Get hacked.

Damn you, internet, for making cheating so hard.

Internet security – we were worried about the wrong things

After twenty years worrying about our online security it turns out we were worried about the wrong things.