If there is one thing that the Internet excels at, it is putting any information – old and new – literally at your fingertips. Conversely, one of the things it does a terrible job at is qualifying that information, to the point where it becomes increasingly difficult to weed out the good from the bad.
Part of an occasional series of articles that discuss what I call “The Elephant on the Internet.” One of the things that is becoming readily apparent with the younger generations is a growing disaffection with established religions. According to study in 2022 performed by the Survey Center on American Life, religious affiliation has been steadily
If you catch me at the end of a frustrating day, I can sometimes be overheard swearing quietly under my breath about certain technology platforms, especially inkjet printers. Make no mistake, I was a huge fan when they first appeared on the scene – being able to print your own, high-quality photos was a dream
I know some of you are Trekkies, and even if you aren’t a fan, you’ve more than likely heard the phrase, “You will be assimilated. Resistance is futile,” chanted by Star Trek’s hive-mind aliens, the Borg. Though they pale in comparison to some of the movies and series’ most iconic nemeses like Khan and the
The FBI held a press conference last week to confirm what we figured was already a thing the moment open-source AI projects started surfacing: threat actors are using artificial intelligence to write malware, build ransomware websites and to put more teeth in their phishing campaigns. And as if we didn’t need more nightmare fuel, the
Despite the fact that artificial intelligence seems to be creeping into almost every aspect of our lives, we’re still a bit aways from AI being able to understand that what we intend to do with our various bits of technology isn’t always what we end up doing. Perhaps the most familiar example of this is