The COVID-Era is Exposing the Digital Divide Between Families More Than Ever Before

August 6, 2020

When many of us were growing up, the iconic words of Alice Cooper were music to our ears. But how do students across different socioeconomic and locational spectrums literally deal with the fact that school is (at least for now) out forever?


Raleigh CEO explains how to address difficult conversations about race inequality within the professional landscape

August 4, 2020

The entire world is participating in a global rallying civil rights cry for months, so my main question for the professional world is: why aren’t we talking about it? Walk West CEO Donald Thompson offers some guidelines for people who feel uneasy discussing the topic of race inequity in the professional landscape.


Google, and their Shameless Self-Promotion

August 3, 2020

Remember when Google was just a young fledgling startup amongst a field of giants such as Yahoo, Netscape, AskJeeves, and MSN? How like most innocent startups wanting to change the world they directed you TO the world through cutting edge search optimization that took the user to what you wanted, as fast as possible? Well now the fledging has suddenly become the bully on the block.


Recent GDPR Court Case Rules Grandmother Must Delete Her Family Photos from Facebook

July 28, 2020

In a surprising court ruling, a Dutch woman has taken her estranged mother to court over her refusal to delete pictures of her children off of her personal Facebook account. The mother claimed that by her refusing to do so she is actually violating the EU's GDPR (data protection) law. She won.


We created the Web with the best of intentions, but we spawned a monster instead?

July 28, 2020

When I started working on websites over twenty years ago, the World Wide Web was going to change the world in a positive way. We had the best of intentions: to create an environmentally friendly way to communicate. But over the last twenty years, society’s unquenchable thirst for rich media has instead taken a toll on the environment.


In Response to Pandemic, Small Businesses Are Now Motivated to Reinvent their Operational Workflow

July 22, 2020

Amidst all of the economic downturns and culture clashes currently ravaging America, there is a silver lining that has appeared as a result of the coronavirus pandemic; which is seeing small businesses with inefficient workflows thrust into the 21st century and forced to adapt their outdated business practices.


Someone is using A.I. generated faces and fake author accounts to publish strong political opinion pieces

July 13, 2020

Thanks to the evolution and accessibility of artificial intelligence tools, it appears that propaganda machines are getting smarter. This story is a very light example of how artificial intelligence can have real-world consequences, however unintended they might be.


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