Is Facebook dying?

| February 15, 2018

While Mark Zuckerberg tells investors that Facebook users have shed 50 million Facebook hours, what he is not saying is they have all but left, they just haven’t closed their Facebook accounts. On the Internet, people don’t bother closing accounts, they just up and move. The statistics can take years to display the actual state of the business.

The hopelessly late Westpac bank

| December 19, 2017

Today, in 2017, there is the technology to trace these calls. If the banks really take fraud seriously you have to ask, are the banks really doing enough to prevent this type of scam

Scam? – OpenOffice Writer Usability Study with a single task

| October 3, 2017

I received an email from Lucrecia Llerena ( lucreciallerena2016n@gmail.com ) with the subject line – Re: OpenOffice Writer Usability Study with a single task It claims to be from the Open Office people. It asked me to take part in a survey that would provide them with data that would help them improve Open Office. […]

Is this the World’s first Cyber-war?

| June 29, 2017

If there is no way to make any payment, no ransom note and no master boot record to start the computer up, to the point where it can operate, then what was the purpose of the attack? . . . The only option left, is cyber-war.

The next Ransomware threat is here – Fireball

| June 11, 2017

Unlike WannaCry, this threat makes no attempt to conceal the source, a large Chinese marketing company called Rafotech. It has two main functions:

It could make a great movie.

| May 22, 2017

It also highlights a flaw too! We are engrossed in connecting everything to the Internet – the IoT or Internet of things.
In hindsight, is that wise?

“wannacry” the cyber-disaster waiting to happen.

| May 17, 2017

Now add the icing on the IT cake – a secretive intelligence organisation like the NSA, who discovers a weakness, writes malware to use it and refuses to tell their own countrymen

The Pension Crisis – Part 3 – Bridging the Gap

| August 27, 2016

For many people the simple truth is, you will either retire in poverty, becoming another family dependant or you’ll work until you are seventy something and end up in a bed in a geriatric ward . . . unless . . .

The Pension Crisis – Part 2 – Why Now?

| August 19, 2016

Way in the corner, across the dimly lit floor, in a glassed in office was their new computer. It took a few moments to realise that each of the hundreds of holes in the sea of carpet, was a plug where a desk and a person had sat.

The future of consumer electronics.

| April 13, 2016

Since connectivity has been around for a while, has it raised many consumer issues?