Wearables and Smart Watches: a Follow Up

  A few months ago, this blogger here at burgerfried wrote a post about wearable technology. Apparently, the fine folks at Reviews.com saw our post and contacted me about plugging an article of theirs reviewing smart watches, which for a nascent tech blogger like myself, should be considered an excellent opportunity to expand. However, if you … Continue reading Wearables and Smart Watches: a Follow Up

Travel Destinations for Escaping Technology and Recharging Your Inner Batteries

I know this is a tech blog, and I’m a computer nerd who spends most of my waking hours behind a screen, but every once in a while, it’s healthy to give your eyes and brain a rest and breath some fresh air. One of my passions is traveling, and I’ve been fortunate enough to … Continue reading Travel Destinations for Escaping Technology and Recharging Your Inner Batteries

Protecting Your Systems Against Social Engineering

No matter how technically secure we set our devices, systems and accounts to be, there is always a human component to any cyber security protocol. Hackers and bad actors recognize this, and often times resort to manipulating users who have access to these systems to provide the information necessary to enter through the front door. … Continue reading Protecting Your Systems Against Social Engineering

What Not to Post On Social Media

Many of the tips this blog provides are active measures to protect yourself from cyber security threats. However, sometimes less is more. You can be super secure with your security setup, then blow it all away by oversharing on social media. Here's a list of items you should avoid posting on social media sites like … Continue reading What Not to Post On Social Media

The Gap Between Technology and the Law

It is illegal for a potential employer to ask you about your religion, race, ethnicity or national origin while conducting a job interview. Discriminating against your application based on the results of those queries would be an absolute violation of your rights. However, there is nothing stopping a potential employer from looking you up on … Continue reading The Gap Between Technology and the Law

Immigration and the Talent Gap

Hello French Fries! As I have alluded to in previous posts, there is a gap in available talent in the tech industry. While it's a good thing for workers like me who can command a higher salary due to the economic theory of supply and demand, for the industry as a whole it's a drag … Continue reading Immigration and the Talent Gap

Why You Should Cut the Cord

Hello French Fries, I'm experimenting with different post formats, so today I'm going to give you a couple reasons as to why you should cut your cords and ditch cable and landline phones.   1.) Your wallet will thank you You do not need me to tell you that cable is expensive. When I moved … Continue reading Why You Should Cut the Cord

5 Ways Technology Has Impacted Sports

Hello French Fries, Today I'm going to do something different. Since the NFL playoffs are now in full swing, and since I am crunched for time, I'm going to do a fun post detailing 5 ways technology has influenced sports. 1.) Instant Replay: Like many technological innovations, Instant Replay started with the military. Two weeks … Continue reading 5 Ways Technology Has Impacted Sports

Ten Bold Predictions for 2018

Hello French Fries! Since it's New Years Eve, and I was too busy Friday to push a post, I am going to do a special post today. I'm going to list my 10 bold predictions for what will be the top trends in tech in 2018 based on my observations of the industry in 2017. … Continue reading Ten Bold Predictions for 2018

The Importance of Diversity

Hello French Fries! I hope you are all recovering well from a three day weekend undoubtedly full of too much food and great family memories. What is family without knowing that love is unconditional? I spent my relatively low-key Christmas day ordering Chinese food which never arrived, arguing with the proprietor on the phone four … Continue reading The Importance of Diversity