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vnewman2
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vnewman2,
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7/9/2015 | 1:37:31 PM
Re: malware
I also think this may have something to do with the "that will never happen to me" mentality despite all the evidence we have to the contrary.  We, as humans, are really good at deluding ourselves.
PedroGonzales
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7/8/2015 | 4:42:27 PM
Re: relying on technology too much
@ vnewman.  My spelling is getting worst as well.  I do not know what I will do without spell checker.  I think we expect too much from technology.  Technology is just a tool; I think the problem is that many people think technology will do all the thinking for them.      
soozyg
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soozyg,
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7/7/2015 | 11:18:12 AM
malware
"73% of women and 66% of men surveyed believed they couldn't possibly be a target of malware, while 43% were victims last year alone."

Again, I think this goes to the fact that despite how much is written about it and debated, people just don't think about or care about security. Or they expect breeches.
soozyg
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7/7/2015 | 11:15:24 AM
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"Would it be OK if they didn't remember the 57%, but they were able to remember that X is bad?"

People are always going to want stats to back up statements, especially when it comes to health. But I would think, in a situation like this, that the person providing the report would be asked enough times about the stats that he/she would remember it and use it.
soozyg
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soozyg,
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7/7/2015 | 11:13:42 AM
Re: relying on technology too much
In our area, kids are still not allowed to use calculators up to high school. I actually expected that would change by now, that kids would be using calculators much earlier on (like other electronics such as cell phones and computers) but they're not. That's pretty good, right?
vnewman2
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7/7/2015 | 10:18:15 AM
Re: relying on technology too much
Well now I finally have a name for my disorder. :) I'm most disappointed in the loss of my ability to spell, but more specifically, how don't even take the time to think it through beforehand.
Brian.Dean
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7/6/2015 | 9:03:41 PM
Re: relying on technology too much
Not utilizing technology too much is a skill that takes time to learn. Similarly, utilizing technology is also a skill that takes time to learn.

Searching on Google is easy but, everyone does not have the skills required to locate the correct keywords and credible sources of information. Appearing for a traditional test is easy until, one releases that certain information cannot be recalled and it would take 2 seconds to recall it if internet access was available. Individuals need to practice finding a balance.
PedroGonzales
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7/6/2015 | 5:55:13 PM
relying on technology too much
I think there is a huge problem of making our phones an extension of our brains.   I think this is a problem because people aren't using their brain to think, analyzed, etc.  In the long term, they will have a harder time doing minor tasks like doing basic arithmatic or remember a phone number (in case of an emergency you lose your smartphone).  I do not know what is worst? relying too much on your smartphone or not keeping it secure if it contains important personal information.

 

 


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