Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Technology Blogs 2013
Pros and Cons

Distracted on the Job

As realities merge, confusion ensues. Multitasking is not what it used to be.

  Bus Driver on Phone Lost Control, Hit Pole That Fell on Stroller, Killing Baby   NBC - July 31, 2013
An 8-month-old baby girl in a stroller was killed Tuesday when an out-of-control bus driver, who police said was on the phone, slammed into several cars and two light poles, causing one to fall onto the child.

Spain Train Crash Hearing: 'Driver On Phone'   Sky News - July 31, 2013
The driver of the train that crashed in Spain killing 79 people was on a phone talking to railway officials just before it derailed, investigators say.

Spanish train driver says he cannot explain crash   BBC - July 31, 2013
The driver of a Spanish train which crashed told authorities he does not know what he was thinking in the seconds before the crash.

Weiner Humor - Sexting

Getting sucked into it ....

Huma Abedin to take break from job with Hillary Clinton   Politico - July 31, 2013
Huma Abedin, Hillary Clinton's transition office chief and the wife of embattled New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner, is expected to take extended vacation time from her job with the former first lady in the coming days

Could Crystalinks Lose Its UK Readers?

UK to Censor Esoteric Websites   Ultra Culture - July 30, 2013
UK Prime Minister David Cameron has recently set large segments of the world up in arms by deciding to set up a country-wide firewall that will block access to pornography unless citizens opt out. (Similar measures were tried earlier across the EU and summarily thrown out.) But the block apparently won't be limited to porn: ISPs will also be forced to block violent material, extremist sites, pro-anorexia and pro-suicide sites, alcohol, smoking, web forums and even ... esoteric material.

The Tile App - Tracking Device

Hide one in your partner's bag to see where they go ...