Tech

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Things You Should Know But Don’t: Digital Detectives Part 2
Posted January 17, 2022 Written by Claire

My last blog covered some of the basics of a phenomena often referred to as “crowdsourced investigations”, a reference to […]

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Things You Should Know But Don’t: Digital Detectives Part 1
Posted January 3, 2022 Written by Claire

True crime as a genre has been captivating audiences for the better part of the last decade. While true crime […]

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Things You Should Know But Don’t: Protecting Your Hidden Profile
Posted December 6, 2021 Written by Claire

If you have any iteration of a modern cell phone, it’s likely set up to use biometric data whether you […]

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Things You Should Know But Don’t: A Modern Oracle
Posted November 22, 2021 Written by Claire

You may have already heard of the Allen Institute for AI’s newest project, “Ask Delphi”, after it went viral on […]

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Things You Should Know But Don’t: The Serial Killer Algorithm
Posted November 8, 2021 Written by Claire

The idea of technology and machines making some jobs easier- or even obsolete- is not a new concept. It’s been […]

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Things You Should Know But Don’t: Dark Web Assassins
Posted October 25, 2021 Written by Claire

The Dark Web has its fair share of urban legends and myths because of its mysterious nature and barrier to […]

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Things You Should Know But Don’t: The Truth About the Dark Web
Posted October 11, 2021 Written by Claire

Once mysterious, the term Dark Web has become understood to be a place on the Internet that harbors criminals and […]

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Things You Should Know But Don’t: Cryptocurrency’s Carbon Footprint
Posted September 27, 2021 Written by Claire

A little while back, the term NFT entered the popular lexicon. The acronym stands for “non-fungible token”, which does little […]

Things You Should Know But Don’t: Dark Clouds of the Internet
Posted August 30, 2021 Written by Claire

I’ve written a few times now about the looming implications of the internet being so heavily tied to our infrastructure. […]

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Things You Should Know But Don’t: Down and Out
Posted August 17, 2021 Written by Claire

In our modern world, one of the most frustrating things is not being able to get online. Whether your modem […]