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‘hanging out the dirty linen’ to delve into the ethics of IT’s role in society.

Why do we all not steal?

Hi again, long time no see! I’m back with more content from our favourite book Liars and Outliers by Bruce Schneier. At the moment I am halfway through the book and oh boy does he still marvel me with his stupendous feats of analysis. Schneier continues to uncover how we human beings live together so […]

In the article “Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants” by Marc Prensky, he first establishes his terms ‘Digital Natives’ and ‘Digital Immigrants’. A Digital Native is someone who has spent their entire lives surrounded by and using computers, video games, digital music players, video cams, cell phones, and all the other toys and tools of the digital […]

What is the Red Queen Effect?

Delving deeper into the thoughtful book “Liars and Outliers” by Bruce Schneier, this time we move onto the Natural History of Security where Schneier takes us through the course of history, informing us about the origins of security and how its development has affected modern day’s society. Beginning the chapter he begins with “Security is […]

Consistency DOES NOT EQUAL Trustworthiness

Liars & Outliers by Bruce Schneier is a book about trust and how it affects society. Additionally, trust links to security as there are always Liars and Outliers in every society. Society is all based on trust and without it, many big corporations will not be able to function. Business strategist Don Tapscott described trust […]

So its simple – what are your thoughts on the digital native – digital immigrant discussion? Watch these videos around the subject – or maybe others that you find. What do you think? Now Read through the very famous article by Marc Prensky on Information Technology and Education. Present your Arguments in a blog post neatly […]

Well what a great first debate on the interesting article Why Privacy Matters even if You have Nothing to Hide. I think we can all agree that the outcome and winners of the argument were those for the fact that privacy is highly important to us  even if we have nothing to hide – and […]

The Shallows by Nicholas Carr

Summer was going very well until I remembered that I had to read this novel. After reading my first post about this novel, Mr. Perkins was not pleased. He wants positive feedbacks and wants to know what the novel is actually about. However, some of the things I wrote in that post are relevant when […]

  

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