Every tap on that keyboard, every search or purchase online, every time you say, “Hey Siri…” are all trackable behaviors which create your digital footprint. Take this trackable behavior a few layers deeper and you are unknowingly traveling down the tunnel of algorithms. An algorithm, in the simplest form, is a command: “If this, then […]
Did you know your cell phone is giving your location data away? It’s the perfect little tracker sitting right in your pocket sending out location reveals all day long (and all night). Data brokers sell your location data to the highest bidder and you will never know a thing! Location data collection runs much deeper […]
Dictionaries are obsolete, nobody uses a thesauraus and news outlets are considered too polarized to provide a fair take on anything happening in this world. Even Wikipedia is becoming old (and we all know that fact checking there is slim to nothing). “Believe what you want to believe.” This is how we are training our […]
Apple wants to slap their watches on your children’s wrists. Let’s add some more anxiety into our children’s lives. Every phone call, every Siri command, every tap, every text, everything your child does with this tool will be data-tracked and kept on file with Apple. And after that, every ad your child sees on a […]
Using Instagram’s Remix feature makes your content fair game for anyone to use. Is that what you want? If you have a public account on Instagram, any of your posted videos or Reels are considered fair game to be remixed without permission. Important to note: The remix option in Settings is defaulted to ON (shame […]
Seeing is no longer believing. Welcome to the world of deepfakes. Video-editing software has advanced to the point that it’s no longer just the movie studios who can make the impossible seem real (think Luke Skywalker’s recent Mandalorian cameos). Made with equipment available to the general public, deepfakes can appear to the casual observer to […]
“Cut off a pinky…”–Listen to some of the fun background of Marco’s passion to starting Datacappy. And join Amber Daines of ‘The Politics of Everything’ podcast here while she discusses with Marco why protecting your privacy needs to be taken very, very seriously.