Should you be afraid of "fake news"? Published on the Medium, 4 April 2019 Over the past few years “fake news” have dominated public discourse, being blamed for anything from affecting electoral results to manipulating consumers, ultimately giving online social media and internet platforms a bad name. So, what are “fake news” exactly?
Should you have a Facebook profile? Published on the Medium, 22 February 2019 At its 15th anniversary Facebook proudly claims 2,3 billion monthly active users. If one adds the Chinese equivalents, then internet social media users are two thirds of earth’s population. The obvious question is, then, should you join them? A lot can
While recently purchasing yet more personal domain names to point to my website I was tempted to think about the future and therefore run a search for domain names with my children’s names. Some are still available, others not. So, should I buy the ones available and place alerts for the other ones just in
I recently had a hard time explaining to my kids the use of folders in hard drives. Hierarchy they could more or less understand, as well as the fact that documents, photos and other files need to be found at a specific place. What they could not come to terms with was content specificity: They
Ανήκω σε κείνη τη γενιά που έχει περάσει όλα τα στάδια σε σχέση με τις ευχετήριες κάρτες των Χριστουγέννων. Κατά τη δεκαετία του 1990 οι έντυπες ευχετήριες κάρτες ήταν ο κανόνας. Ακόμα θυμάμαι τις εκατοντάδες εκτυπώσεις σε «καλό» χαρτί σε, πρωτοείδωτους τότε, laser εκτυπωτές προσωποποιημένων μαζικών ευχετήριων καρτών που το mail merge του MS Word