SpaceX and It’s Starlink Satellites- Blessing or Blight?

SpaceX and It’s Starlink Satellites- Blessing or Blight?

  • 13th August 2020
  • Evgeniy Anisimov
  • Technology

Thousands, if not millions, of people, have become more aware of something happening in our global skies at the start of 2020, building far more awareness by April. That something is SpaceX and the Starlink satellite launches, but what do they do and are they a blessing or a blight? Firstly, who is Elon Musk? Many have heard of Elon Musk but may not know the origins of what catapulted him into the public eye. Elon Musk is a quirky US billionaire who founded the company Space Exploration...


Is Your Boss Watching You?

Is Your Boss Watching You?

  • 13th August 2020
  • Evgeniy Anisimov
  • Technology

We live in an age where CCTV is on most corners, and we allow others to watch our lives via social media. But how much are we being watched at work too? Some employers are going to extraordinary lengths to surveil their employees. From CCTV and keystroke monitoring to wearable devices to track behaviour and location, surveillance is on the rise. This may include: CCTV Email monitoring Webcam Company mobile phones Company laptops Fitness trackers to track your location Voice recording Scanning...


What Is Facial Recognition?

What Is Facial Recognition?

  • 13th August 2020
  • Evgeniy Anisimov
  • Technology

As technology grows at a rapid rate, many of us feel we are getting ‘left behind’. This particularly applies to our knowledge of online security. First of all, there were passwords, then PIN numbers and now biometrics, of which facial recognition is just one factor. So, what is ‘biometrics’? Biometrics is simply a technical term for measurements and calculations of the human body. It is data that proves you are who you are. Under the umbrella of biometrics not only falls facial recognition but...


Accurate and amusing tech predictions from the past!

Accurate and amusing tech predictions from the past!

  • 13th August 2020
  • Evgeniy Anisimov
  • Technology

Over time, people have enjoyed predicting the future. The consequences of this are both eerily precise and utterly ridiculous! So, let's see some of the best in both categories. To begin, we will look at the wildly inaccurate quotes: In 1876, William Orton, the President of Western Union, had stated: “This telephone contains too many shortcomings to seriously consider it as a means of communication.” 13 years later, in 1889, Thomas Edison had decided that “fooling around with alternating...