Ashley Nicole Black getting some sage words from Matt Mitchell

Why you need a data coach right now

I don’t know about you, but my “read later” file is brimming with stories about phones being confiscated at the border, security breaches affecting millions, cellphone rights guides and phishing scams. Just last week, I added a story about cryptoparties. … Read more

15 Privacy Tips to Protect Your Online Life

Special thanks to the community members who contributed this post. With the internet becoming a popularly growing resource, not just for fun and leisure activities but also for learning and being aware of important things, it’s becoming harder for people … Read more

Understanding Instagram’s privacy settings

Looking for password tips? Check out the Guide to Safer Logins. In our increasingly visual online world, Instagram plays a big role in the social media butterfly’s life. It’s often one of the first social platform newcomers join when they … Read more

A Guide to Twitter’s Privacy Settings

Looking for password tips? Check out the Guide to Safer Logins. Like Facebook, which we covered in our previous post, Twitter has a number of options you can adjust to set your privacy the way you like. The recommendations below … Read more

Don’t Get Pwned: A Guide to Safer Logins

More and more of the sensitive, valuable things in our life are guarded through password-protected online accounts — love letters, medical records, bank accounts and more. Web sites use login procedures to protect those valuable things. As long as someone … Read more

Internet Health: Not a Partisan Issue

In the wake of the U.S. Presidential election and transition efforts, people across the country have been forming and discussing their opinions on divisive issues like taxes, immigration, education, health care, climate change and more. And, the transpiring inauguration activities … Read more

How to Lie with Analytics

The following guest post, “How to Lie with Analytics” was written by Ted Byfield for Mozilla’s Internet Citizen blog. Learn more about the history of data analytics and visualization at The Glass Room through December 18, 2016. Ted will be … Read more

Webcam privacy

Should you cover your webcam?

When media reported that people like Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and FBI Director James Comey cover their webcams, it got us to wondering if we should all do the same. Putting a sticky note or a band-aid over the camera … Read more