Category «Opinion»

How IT can improve your quality of life

You can improve your quality of life, health and longer term prospects of sanity by simply turning off all your notifications. Less stress, less panic, less outrage, less despair and other negative emotions. Increased productivity, Better health and Improved general quality of life. Just turn it off. (Somehow though, even if you turn it off, …

African Data and the new American Cloud Act

The CLOUD Act is expected to become law in the US shortly. Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data (CLOUD) is a bill introduced by Republican Sen Hatch.  This bill would allow the Trump administration to force US companies to hand over African (and any other data) with due process in America, even if that data …

Social Media Harmful to Children

“A growing body of research demonstrates that excessive use of digital devices and social media is harmful to children and teens, making it very likely this new app will undermine children’s healthy development.” says an open letter to the Social media giant, Facebook. Headlines in the Washington Post shouted: “Teenage depression and suicide are way …