Musings on the Password Problem

Do you ever think it’s surprising that we’re still using passwords and PINs for so many important parts of our lives. After all everything from paying bills, email, banking to applying for stuff online seems to need a password. The human brain is really suitable for coping with so many possibilities, although perhaps I should… Continue Reading Musings on the Password Problem

Some Methods for Reducing your Drinking

There are reports that it’s not the younger generation who are starting to drink too much but their parents and grandparents. Certainly over the years, it’s easy to lose sight of your drinking levels especially when the stresses of jobs and raising children need some release. The problem is that this sector don’t look at… Continue Reading Some Methods for Reducing your Drinking

The School of Communication

One of the keys to success in business and in life is good communication. There is a large gap between the meaning we intend and the meaning that the listener understands. It is a gap that has perplexed linguists, writers, artists and philosophers from the time of Socrates. In our daily lives we often find… Continue Reading The School of Communication

Are there any Great Virtual Assistants Out There?

It might be that you’ve tried using virtual assistants before and lived to regret it. The problem is that although they are often very inexpensive, ultimately if they don’t add sufficient value to your business they can be more of a hindrance than a help. There’s no doubt that an assistant who has the right… Continue Reading Are there any Great Virtual Assistants Out There?

Digital Technology – Boon or Bane of Communication?

It’s a hot topic at the moment, how digital technology is changing all aspects of our lives.  From parents concerned  that their teenager’s  social life seems mostly digital to the very real perils of cyber bullying.  So is digital communication a good thing for families or not. The good thing that most polls tend to… Continue Reading Digital Technology – Boon or Bane of Communication?

New Communications Product -Firechat

There’s a lot of buzz around the technology world at the moment around an exciting new communication product called FireChat.  This really is something new, not some repacked clone of an existing communication application or the same technology with a different interface. FireChat is a chat tool that works on a local level, it is… Continue Reading New Communications Product -Firechat

Lucid Ways to Communicate

For most people, it has become perfectly natural to take today’s communications networks for granted on many different levels. We get home from work and switch on the TV set to watch the news or a favorite show without giving it a second thought. We turn on the radio and listen to some music or… Continue Reading Lucid Ways to Communicate

Turkey Embraces the Internet

Although Turkey is often in the news for the wrong reasons about the internet with tales of censroship, filtering and arrests.  There is no doubt  that it is one of the countries which has embraced the web and modern communication in all forms.  In fact there are a huge number of online business running in… Continue Reading Turkey Embraces the Internet

Breaking Down the Internet Barriers

There didn’t use to be many barriers to communication online, the internet in it’s infancy was pretty much completely open.  Sure I remember a few passwords were required for certain BBS systems or perhaps when you logging in to an online library or something like that, but nothing much else. Nowadays there are many forces… Continue Reading Breaking Down the Internet Barriers