Sciencetext Tech Talk
Sciencetext Tech Talk is the technology sibling of David Bradley's Sciencebase Science Blog. In it he discusses and reports on the tech side of research, including privacy issues, the science of social networking and social media and much more.
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Like backup advice after your hard drive fails, password advice comes thick and fast whenever there’s been a data breach. The usual line is: Don’t use the same password everywhere Don’t share password with others Don’t use names, pet’s names, birthdays, and other personal information Use letters, numbers, and symbols Have a different password for […]Related Posts:Lastpass pronounceable passwordsHow strong does a password need to be?Change your LinkedIn […]
Forget “likes”, +s and RTs. What we need is a new button that’s a bit like an inverted like button, a thumbsdown, but wrinkly with liver spots, that lets your friends know that you know the latest, trendy thing that they just liked is actually already really old and that you saw it way before […]Related Posts:Download all your tweetsWe want answers from FacebookHow good is the MyPassport Wireless?Fed-up Friday: the new #FFNews about your famous friendsPost from: David […]
Here are my scribbled notes on who not to followback on Twitter. A Top 10. Obviously, they’re not realy scribbled, I just used a “Biro” font in my graphics program and typed them in. (You didn’t think I could still hold an actual pen in the real world, and actually write words down on an […]Related Posts:Who not to follow backA few of my Twitter block wordsWhat I don’t tweetRetweetFed-up Friday: the new #FFPost from: David Bradley's Dave Bradley's Tech […]
I clear my browser cache and cookies periodically, usually when I’m leaving the office so that should my computer be accessed by a third party logged in accounts, like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ etc are not compromised. If you do a clear in Google Chrome (Ctrl+Shift+Del) too frequently, you get this snarky little message: “Psst! […]Related Posts:Saving time on your computerOne-click to Google Chrome privacyStay off Facebook, unless you need to use itWhat I […]
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