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Monthly Archives: March 2015

At 90, She’s Designing Tech For Aging Boomers

 From NPR:  All Tech Considered, by Laura Sydell (Full Article Here) Barbara Beskind, 90, is a designer at IDEO who works with engineers on products that improve the quality of life for older people.
In Silicon Valley’s youth-obsessed culture, 40-year-olds get plastic surgery to fit in. But IDEO, the firm that famously developed the first mouse for […]

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Today’s Cyber Security Tip: Treat your personal information like cash

As taken from the Multi-State Information and Analysis Center/ Center for Internet Security on March 23, 2015:
Don’t hand it out to just anyone who asks.

Your Social Security number, credit card numbers, and bank account numbers can be used to steal your money or open new accounts in your name. So every time you are asked […]

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A Challenge To Disconnect From Your Phone

Hey smartphone owners — when was the last time you were truly bored? Or even had a moment for mental downtime, unattached to a device?
Many of us reflexively grab our phones at the first hint of boredom throughout the day. And indeed a recent study by the research group Flurry found that mobile consumers now […]

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