Why you should delete the online accounts you don’t use anymore — right now

Copyright – The Washington Post – Mai 31 2016 – By Brian Fung

Despite falling out of vogue years ago, MySpace — that old precursor to Facebook — still has details on more user accounts than the United States has people. And now a hefty chunk of those account credentials has been leaked to the entire Internet, in a humbling reminder that the Matchbox Twenty-inspired username you probably made in high school is still worth a heck of a lot to companies and criminals. Continue reading

Digital technology is finally as simple as it is powerful and promising!

Digital technology is a topic that has been ubiquitous for the past few years and it has certainly not failed to make headlines as its impact, despite still not fully known, will transform our world.

In order to better understand why it has become so central and how it is probably behind the most major transformations ahead of us, but also to better understand the great simplicity of the concept. Here is our contribution to all the attempts at defining the term “Digital” and to putting its uses into perspective. Continue reading

New York’s futuristic pay phones don’t require any payment at all

Copyright – The Washington Post – February 18 2016 – By Brian Fung

New York’s futuristic, high-tech pay phones — which are embedded with touchscreen tablets — are finally going live on Thursday.

The name “pay phone” doesn’t quite do it justice, of course. Yes, the city’s LinkNYC terminals will allow you to make domestic phone calls. But they’ll also let you surf the Web, pull up online maps and connect to city services like 311 and 911. And all of it will be free, thanks to built-in advertising. Continue reading