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  • Los “baby boomers” pasan mucho tiempo libre pegados a las pantallas

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – En la última década, los estadounidenses mayores de 60 años han aumentado el tiempo que pasan en computadoras, tabletas, teléfonos o viendo televisión en casi 30 minutos por día. Y eso significa que la generación Baby Boomer y los mayores pasan más de la mitad...
  • Baby Boomers Spend Lots of Leisure Time Glued to Screens

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — In the past decade, Americans ages 60 and older have increased the time they spend on computers, tablets, phones or watching T.V. by nearly 30 minutes per day. And that means the Baby Boomer generation and those older spend more than half of their daily...
  • Politicians Say, “Break Up Big Tech!” But What Would That Look Like?

      Techlash has been brewing for years. No one should be surprised that “Break up big tech!” is a major talking point for many 2020 presidential hopefuls. But how, exactly, would this be accomplished? And, what would the world look like in the aftermath? Let’s start with a few observable...
  • Socialización y actividad física de niños, grandes víctimas de la tecnología

    México – Las grandes víctimas de la tecnología en México han sido la socialización y las actividades físicas debido a que las personas se exponen, cada vez, a edades más tempranas a ella. Las escenas en las casas y en las calles son comunes: menores de edad con videojuegos...
  • FACEBOOK AND COMMON SENSE

    Shelly Palmer Mark Zuckerberg is founder and chief executive officer of Facebook, the world’s largest population. In reading his op-ed in the Washington Post, Mark Zuckerberg: The Internet needs new rules. Let’s start in these four areas, I was struck by its similarities to Thomas Paine’s pamphlet Common Sense, which for all...
  • Alternatives to Facebook

    Shelly Palmer  Facebook has been under relentless attack since the Cambridge Analytica scandal in early 2018. Broadcasters and news publishers have declared open season on Mark Zuckerberg, Sheryl Sandberg, and other senior executives at the company. And while not quite ubiquitous, #deletefacebook pops up every time there’s a story...
  • All Your Data Are Belong to Us

    Shelly Palmer Apple CEO Tim Cook and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg have been all over the news this week. Mr. Cook has admonished Mr. Zuckerberg for Facebook’s current predicament and has been exceptionally self-serving proclaiming Apple’s data privacy policies as moral high ground. Before your eyes glaze over and...
  • FACEBOOK, INTERNET PERSONAL PROFILES, & NET NEUTRALITY ISSUES

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR An article entitled, “Tech Chiefs Get a Bit Older and Wiser,” (author: Kevin Roose, New York Times Large Print Weekly, March 26, 2018, p 18) presents a perspective which may not be addressed at all by those members of the U.S. Congress who will have...
  • How Apps, Quizzes and Data Was Used to Influence Voters

    Arturo Hilario El Observador With a few hidden camera videos British data firm Cambridge Analytica and social media website Facebook took a beating, in both their reputations and in Facebook’s case, a dip in their stock value. On March 20th British Channel 4 News ran a report in which...

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