Monitoring My Own Media Usage: So the NSA Can Take a Day Off

Originally posted on A Hausch Divided:
When I was asked to monitor my media usage for a 24-hour period, it came as no surprise to me that I spend more than just a couple hours every weekday looking at either my phone or laptop screen. What can I say, I am a college student in…

Surveillance

Originally posted on FutureTechMag:
It’s amazing how much of our current technology has been predicted by Science Fiction authors. ?Surveillance was predicted in 1939. The dystopian concept of Big Brother originated with?George Orwell’s?1984, leading to the term “Orwellian” entering everyday practice to describe a totalitarian state characterized by surveillance, misinformation, and propaganda. In the novel,…

Surveillance

Originally posted on Powered by Robots:
© Enisa “Citizens. You are being watched. It is now safe to cross the street.” The simulated voice from the cross walk camera sounded both melodious and ominous. “I think it’s creepy how the government is allowed to put up surveillance cameras everywhere.” Joan was complaining to her co-worker…