Privacy, Trust and Identity are now at the forefront for all consumers, and have wide-ranging impact on technology and media businesses. From tech companies, expect lobbying actions, new tools, new policies and more personal control to rebuild users’ confidence, and from the policy world expect more guidelines around use of personal data and stricter repercussionsContinue reading

Dog loses airline – now THAT’s a story!

I think I would just ignore, it is local news doing a story on a lost dog. Their entire government is shut down and about to default and this is how the US media spends its time. An Air Canada rep unintentionally candid response to a questions about a lost show dog from a reporterContinue reading “Dog loses airline – now THAT’s a story!”

“With a massive database of one BILLION vehicle sightings and the addition of up to 50 million new sightings each month, Vehicle Sightings provide valuable information for both locating subjects and investigating the historical whereabouts of both individuals and vehicles,” advertises TLO, a data broker that caters to lawyers, private investigators, law enforcement and insuranceContinue reading

My Parents’ New York City

To my parents, New York is – or at least was – a dirty, crowded, and dangerous place. They like to tell stories about their trip there as newlyweds in the early 70’s. We returned there twice as a family, although I never quite understood why. It was a tough place to take a suburbanContinue reading “My Parents’ New York City”