» Here’s Why Public Wifi is a Public Health Hazard
I constantly witness people connecting to public Wifi networks without any safety concerns or protection. Fortunately, now there is a good post explaining the risks (full protection might be tough to achieve, but using a VPN should be rule number one).
» The SIM card is about to die
This can be good (less hassle) or bad (less portability of mobile carriers) depending on how it is being done.
» ‘Back-up husbands,’ ‘emotional affairs’ and the rise of digital infidelity
A study showed that many Facebook users in relationships have “back-burners” in case they end up being single again.
» Yes, even your child: New study shows sexting is the new first base. But don’t panic yet
Among teens, sexting is the new foreplay before the foreplay.
» Steve Ballmer and the guy from the time machine
Predicting who rules the technology world in 10 years is damn hard, as this post illustrates.
» Note To Struggling Bands And Singers: Sorry But Most Of Your Fans Don’t Care
This might be hard to swallow for some but I think it is the reality.
» How Much Does It Cost to Visit Every Country in the World?
For an estimated $150,000 you could go to all 193 countries of the world. Not at a bad deal.
» Turks but not Berliners?
Germans are bad at excepting people that do not look German as Geman, as this text correctly points out.
» Why Learn “Useless” Things?
Humans are bad at imagining the usefulness of new knowledge.
» Average number of languages spoken by the EU population
» How compact cities help curb climate change
An often overlooked fact of compact cities: They might be better for the environment because of major efficiency gains.
» Venture capital and the great big Silicon Valley asshole game
In the Silicon Valley technology industry, loud-mouthesd jerks get the big money, not nice guys.
» The Three Letter Word Driving a Gender Revolution
About the Swedish gender-neutral pronoun “hen” (which by the way is not meant to hide the gender of a person whose gender is known but to be used in situations when the gender is unkown).