The internet of things is about connecting devices over the internet, letting them talk to us and applications. The rapidly growing network of connected objects that are able to collect and exchange data using embedded sensors. Devices can include smart fridges, smart home and smart watches. The introduction of these devices is more about the… Continue reading The Internet of Things
Cyber warfare is known as an internet conflict which involves politically motivated attacks on information and information systems. Each side attempts to compromise and destroy the others infrastructure, disable websites and networks, disrupt of disable essential services or steal or alter classified information. Physical weaponry, in this case, has changed and become the not so… Continue reading CyberWar!
Hacktivists are people who gain unauthorised information or access to computer files or networks in order to further social or political ends. We all know there are people out there that would do anything to get a hold of our personal information, even out social media sites. We have to be careful to use a… Continue reading Hacktivists
Social media has the power to unite and link people around the world. During the #Blacklivesmatter protests in America, Twitter became the platform used to unite all people from around the world to one very big topic. Twitter was used in order to bring pressure and light on a number of shooting that had been… Continue reading Social Network Revolutions
Citizen journalism is present in the everyday society through the use of the internet and mobile technologies. The basic idea of the news and how it is being presented and captured is experiencing a fundamental shift in society. Nearly 60% of people are not using Facebook as a recurring news source while magazines and newspapers… Continue reading Citizen Journalism
The classic iPhone vs. Android debate, the two dominant operating systems for mobile devices today. The two are basically the same at the lowest level of operating: they allow for the user to call, text, access the internet and use applications. However, there is a very clear difference between the two operating systems which I… Continue reading Apple and Android – Does it Really Matter?
Everybody knows about the risks that come with signing up for social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and many others. When we use these social media sites were given permission and invite the owners of these companies to our personal data. Sites like Facebook are well known for using our data in order to… Continue reading Big data, Surveillance, Permission Control
The long tail effect suggests that the internet makes it easier to distribute items and products, this will then entail a shift from the most popular products being at the head or centre of the public eye and demand to a number of small niches being increased. So overall we a shifting our focus onto… Continue reading The Long Tail Effect and Successful Businesses
We live in a society where we are always available and connected. It’s important to remain on top of things that happening during the day – daily news or even family and friend’s updates on social media sites. We often forget to look at social media platforms as a business, which happens to only run… Continue reading Information is Power
The internet provides forms of communication and information to everyday individuals all around the world. Communication networks such as distributed and even decentralised networks allow for connections to be made through numerous amounts of central points, which connect to one another. Using these two modes of communication it can be very difficult to shut down… Continue reading Distributed and Decentralised Networks