Posts Tagged ‘data’

Unconscious Unethical

The Johari window is well known in teaching and learning circles and can be a useful way to illustrate various cognitive limitations in thinking. Most frequently, it is used to show what attributes you and other may know about you (see Figure 1.) An individual interested in personal growth would presumably work to shrink the […]

Time To Build An Arc

We had monsoon-like rain yesterday. According to the weather experts, 1.6 inches of rain fell in 30 minutes. That may not sound like much to many parts of the country, but it’s a lot for the desert mid-west. Checking the weather on my tablet this morning, I saw the following alert for Monday: Looks like […]

Law Abiding Citizens Have Nothing to Fear

So says William Hague, England’s Foreign Secretary. “Only terrorists, criminals and spies should fear secret activities of the British and US intelligence agencies.” I appreciate the challenge of collecting accurate intelligence and connecting the dots. It’s the 21st century and the bad guys no longer hang out in shadowed doorways and use dumpsters as drop […]

Am I Rich?

The Fiscal Times has an article listing the 9 Must Have Status Symbols that Say “I’m Rich”. I’ve wondered about that, so here’s my opportunity to find out…  Swanky strollers? No. Designer fashions in my closet? Hahahahahahahahaha. Ah. No. Fine wines? If by “fine” you mean “doesn’t have a screw top and a straw taped […]

You are your data, and you don’t belong to you

Any advance in technology, or combination of existing technology, that carries with it the potential for control of the many by the few will be abused. Given the vast quantity of laws on the books, this will even be legal. The OnStar Controversy Isn’t About Digital Privacy: Users Just Want a Heads-Up OnStar asked for […]