Posts About Trust
“Our goal in delivering training is always to ensure that we provide students with the best quality education possible.” So started an article in a local paper by the Superintendent of Schools for WOCCISD just a few days later.
“The best quality education possible”, are you kidding?
Passwords are there to protect you, right?
But it can be a pain remembering all those different passwords for every single website you log into.
So what if Facebook decided to make it easier and not require a password to get into your account? Would that be good?
Technology is constantly and rapidly changing.
As we hand over more and more of our control to technology, we need to consider the cost of such delegation especially in terms of privacy and security.
Can you really trust a virtual assistant to be loyal only to you?
Trust Your Contractor?
A major consumer issue today in Southeast Texas revolves around home contractor scams.
Almost everyone in this reading area knows of someone that has been scammed by a contractor. Could be a neighbor, a relative, or even themselves.
I’m setting the foundation upon which my upcoming posts will be based. In the past I have written about the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. Praising people and organizations that have selflessly served others, some that have made mistakes in my eyes, and a few that were just plain ugly in their dealings. This will continue with posts that discuss various aspects of our community with a slant towards trust.
Ask me if the religion of Islam is at odds with American values and I would answer, “Not much different than a lot of religions considered to be mainstream in the United States”. However, ask me if Political Islam is at odds with American values and I would answer with a resounding, “Absolutely YES”.
In practice, most of the time, if not all of the time, politicians don’t actually lie; although often they just don’t answer the question or give you the whole truth. Is that lying? Probably is.
There’s something about the heat we’ve been experiencing that seems to affect everything, even the gas gauge in a car. Recently I was on my way to a meeting in downtown Orange late in the afternoon and ran out of gas as I crossed 16th street.
My fear is that Congress, and a lot of the American people, are becoming paranoid about technology and losing sight of the real issue. Advances in technology should not be feared; they need to be used for our benefit. How to contain the abuse of technology is where our focus should be.