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Top 10 Tech Concepts You Always Wanted To Learn About (But Never Did)

Top 10 Tech Concepts You Always Wanted To Learn About (But Never Did)
Store your data on someone else's computer, hope they don't do anything bad with it or decide to shut down. Stallman calls it "Careless Computing". If you put personal data in-the-cloud like future plans., trips, your current GPS location, then you should expect that data to be shared all over the world with nice people, nice companies and criminals (looking for when to rob you). Facebook connections and twitter followers provide information about you and your friends. If they assume you are similar to your friends, then the personal information those other people enter helps them build a profile of your likes/dislikes too. Photos tagged with your real name provide all sorts of other information that you may not want known to anyone in the world with a computer and internet connection. If you aren't paying for the services ( ea probably $15/month or more), then you and your data are probably the product being sold. It's good to have a paranoid person around, but citations please.

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