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Why Generation Y Won't Pick Up The Phone

Eric Yaverbaum | Posted 08.24.2014 | Technology
Eric Yaverbaum

Humans are losing their humanity to the cloud, and there's no cure on the horizon. To solve this generational crisis, I beg you developers: Can someone please make an app for that?

The War on Privacy Is Over

Eric Yaverbaum | Posted 05.13.2014 | Politics
Eric Yaverbaum

The war on privacy is already over. We can stop discussing if and how corporations and the government will take our most personal possessions. It's ti...

The Picket Fenced Internet: Why Free Communication Is Over...If It Ever Existed?

Eric Yaverbaum | Posted 09.30.2013 | Technology
Eric Yaverbaum

The glory days of the World Wide Web are now long in the past for all of us. In the post-Snowden era, the open Internet will only be experienced in history books - the ones that aren't censored, anyway.

Valentines Day 2013 -- Has Technology Rewired Our Hearts?

Eric Yaverbaum | Posted 04.13.2013 | Technology
Eric Yaverbaum

It doesn't matter how young or old you are; putting down your smartphone and just being in love for a day is better. Fun. And if you're not in love... be in like, with a person, not a key on your computer. Try it this Valentine's Day if you can?

Depressed? It Must Be Facebook

Eric Yaverbaum | Posted 09.13.2012 | Home
Eric Yaverbaum

A few days ago, the media reported on a study done by researchers at the University of Wisconsin that concluded Facebook is indeed safe for consumption.

Privacy? What's That?

Eric Yaverbaum | Posted 09.07.2012 | Technology
Eric Yaverbaum

We sometimes assume that our bank records, our telephone conversations, our Tweets and our Facebook postings are only shared with our permission to our circle of friends and followers. Not so.

"Gaffes and Gotchas" Part II

Eric Yaverbaum | Posted 08.30.2012 | Media
Eric Yaverbaum

Social media are terrific innovations that add great value to our lives. But they also serve as a daily diary of our thoughts and connections with each other. We tend to think of them as virtual, but they are very real.

At Play in Facebook's New Sandbox

Eric Yaverbaum | Posted 08.07.2012 | Parents
Eric Yaverbaum

Facebook is a business, but it is also an information broker. When taken in that context, engaging younger members in a controlled and rational manner makes sense.