Why are we parenting as if our kids are in constant danger?

My argument is with the advent of a 24 hour news cycle, people who’ve grown up on it have become paranoid.   I can only imagine how people would feel knowing that my mom would tell us to go outside and play just so the living room could stay clean for an hour. It was…

New Private Sharing: Share with Only the People You Choose

Originally posted on SmugMug News:
Today we deliver a better, more secure way for you to share your photos with only the people you want. Since privacy has always been such an important part of the SmugMug philosophy, we felt that our next update should help you feel better knowing exactly who gets to see…

Microsoft will give away Windows 10 … just like OS X

LOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOL…. No. Not anything like Apple. Read the fine print… “For the first year”. After it’s release you will have to buy it. Sorry, but that’s nothing like Apple’s approach were even after year one, OS X is still free.

Crazy new tech lets police officers peer through the walls of your home undetected

Originally posted on BGR:
There has been plenty of negative press surrounding law enforcement in the United States over the last year, but it doesn’t look like 2015 is going to be any less controversial. USA Today reports that at least 50 law enforcement agencies have secretly purchased advanced radars for their officers which could potentially…

New Business Site Launched!

What began with a desire to refresh my daughter’s school’s website has become a new and exciting problem to solve.

Tracking for good.

The positive side of being tracked. To know that you can be informed that you’ve possibly purchased something that could kill you.

The FTC Provides Free Annual Credit Reports | FTC.gov

via ftc.gov I use Mint. It’s a great service. Yeah, I give up a little by feeding my financial data through a service that aggregates the info into bite-sized chucks to be served to other companies to sell ads against, but hey, if they hadn’t serv…