What is TOR? What can you use it for, and How?

What began as the security project for military and law oriented firms has now transformed into something for the general public. TOR (short for "The Onion Router") is actually a network consisting of tunnels, nodes, and servers enabling people to secure and hide their identity from content and websites on the internet. This network enables users to connect with their friends and/or customers without the danger of being spied on, having your information, and more importantly your identity, being compromised. The threats on the internet are more numerous than anyone would hope to count. Hackers, Business', the NSA, your Ex, or...


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The Legal Quandaries of Google Glass

Google released its highly anticipated optical head-mounted display (OMHD) to the general public earlier this year. Dubbed Google Glass, it offers a visual smartphone-like display that's controlled through voice commands. Unlike smartphones, however, there's a whirlwind of controversy swirling over its potential legal quandaries. Distracted Driving Law enforcement agencies from the east coast to the west have been cracking down on texting while driving, claiming it's six times more dangerous than driving while intoxicated. So, how will police categorize Google Glass? Drivers wearing Google Glass aren't texting – not in the traditional sense at least – but they could still...


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How does Technology Affect your Mental Health?

How does Technology Affect your Mental Health?

In the last few years, technology has been blamed for just about everything. From lack of communication skills to the supposed greater amount of violence in kids. The only thing that I think that technology is to blame for is the growing need for a duck face filter. In all seriousness though, there are some concerns that technology, especially social media, texting, and video games, have removed the ability of Generation Z (My beautiful generation; anyone born from 1995-present) to actually communicate with each other. Put simply, this is a falsity. Instead of communicating less, Generation Z has probably communicated...


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The Importance of Aesthetic: Why Personal Tech is Becoming Jewelery

Everything new seems so much shiner now a days. The HTC M8 is currently one of the highest rated Android Phones on the market boasting an all metal chasis. Samsung is getting a large amount of praise for it's Galaxy Alpha and huge step in the right direction for the company. Apple released another aluminum iPhone, in almost all ways subjectively better. But as what is now being called bendgate is showing us, sometimes quality material does not create quality product. So there comes the question... Why are we buying them? In the tech world we vote with our wallets,...


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Is the Internet Losing the War for Net Neutrality? Stop Comcast from Taking over America, Act!

The war for net neutrality has been raging on ever since Comcast started lobbying against the practice. The internet responded full-force, inciting over 4.7 Million comments to be filed to the FCC since March, and over 2 MILLION people taking action on September 10th, the day of the Internet Slowdown-- a very important date to keep in mind in this Cyber War. The question remains, however: Will future generations experience the freedom that Net-Neutrality has made possible for the internet in the last few decades? Will our children, the children of our children, and yet again, the children of those children, be able to...


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