I recently attended a lecture entitled “living in a disconnected world.” The lecture was promoted as an eye opening event for parents to see what is going on with their children and technology.
I noted some interesting points down during the lecture which I will share here. I had previously heard the same speakers on a similar topic two years ago. I was hoping for some new and interesting ideas and tips. Unfortunately I was very disappointed with the whole evening. Continue reading →
The internet has become a pervasive part of our lives. The use of technology is growing and consuming everything, from our computers and phones to our cars and fridges. One day soon you may get a message from your grass to let you know its time to mow the lawn.
As technology invades more of our daily life, the need for protecting oneself has increased exponentially. One can no longer simply pick up a piece of equipment and think that you are safe and secure while using it.
My parents taught me how to cross the road, “Look left then right then left again…” (unless you live in a part of the world where you drive on the other side.) Just as they gave me this ability to navigate the world, it is my responsibility to teach my children to navigate safely in the online world. Continue reading →