Firefox

Logo Let’s talk Internet tech. Here’s a personal testimonial. As we begin 2020 my fave browser, the primary go-to, is Firefox from Mozilla – mozilla.org. There’s also Safari and Chrome on my laptop and smartphone, but used less often. This page shows how to make the most of Firefox and features the latest snippet. An …

5G

Buzzwords 5G = the next-generation of mobile networks beyond LTE mobile networks Headlines The big barrier to Trump’s 5G America – Politico Why Fiber is Vastly Superior to Cable and 5G – EFF Enough of the 5G Hype – EFF China is racing ahead in 5G. Here’s what that means. Experts worry 5G could widen …

Technology Links

Photo: Paseo Verde Library Links related to technology presented in somewhat random fashion: Recommended Listening How do you watch and listen at home? – Your desire to listen to music and watch movies and TV shows has probably not changed much in your life-time but the connected home has changed the way you do it. …

Computer Security Day

Roofdog November 30 is Computer Security Day Tip: learn how to secure your computer(s) and personal information. History In 1988, the Association for Computer Security launched the first Computer Security Day to raise awareness concerning computer security issues. Elsewhere on the Web Time and Date Password dos and don’ts – Firefox) RoofDog What is a …

Internet Links

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Webcam

Photo: Defunct webcam, Soommaa Webcam = a video camera that inputs to a computer connected to the Internet, so that its images can be viewed by Internet users Faves Livestreaming Now: Royal Cam from Taiaroa Head/Pukekura Examples Christchurch Central Library Freemont (Downtown Las Vegas) Titletown (Green Bay, Wisconsin) KUNV Studio Nevada Roads Raiders Stadium (Las …

Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Buzzwords Artificial Intelligence (AI) is intelligence exhibited by machines Who’s working on this? Amazon Apple Facebook Google Uber Questions How do you translate ‘Artificial Intelligence’ in other languages? Bonus points for Indigenous languages. Buzzwords AI – Alexa – Conversation – Deepfake – Digital Humans – Digital Twin – Eliza – Extended Intelligence – Facial Recognition – …

Apple TV

Logo Learning to use Apple TV? Key Links apple.com/tv Pet Peeves Inability to login on Livestream, Twitter No Safari / browsers Headlines Favorite shortcuts to use with my Apple TV An abridged history of Apple’s TV efforts over the years – The Verge Videos Planeta.com Macs TV https://planeta.com/yahoo-tv Airpods What’s in your digital toolbox? Digital …