Several years ago, a relative of mine needed a liver transplant. While she did ultimately receive one, she was one… Read More
So where are the battle lines now?
By laurajacob on April 1st, 2013 in Social Implications of Technology
A cyber attack that sabotaged Iran’s uranium enrichment program was an “act of force” and was likely illegal, according to… Read More
The digital divide – wait, there are people who don’t have broadband?
By laurajacob on March 29th, 2013 in Social Implications of Technology, Societal Impact
I saw this on PBS and was reminded with a shock that there are still Americans (and lots of people… Read More
You have to work pretty hard to make something private these days
By laurajacob on March 15th, 2013 in Ethics, Privacy & Security, Social Implications of Technology
Oh Google, I love a lot of your products and services, but this was pretty stupid. If you hadn’t heard… Read More
The future of 3-D Printing
By laurajacob on March 11th, 2013 in Social Implications of Technology, Societal Impact
A good friend of mine is a pretty active hobbyist 3-D printer. He has two of the things – and… Read More