Tag: Guardian

Email scams effect half of all internet users

The Guardian just spit out this report which says that email scams which try to separate the recipient from their hard-earned dough effect roughly 50% of all internet users. Now there is a story that warms my heart – one that doesn’t dance around what a serious issue spam, phishing and other internet related fraud really is.

The State of Technology, Education, and/or Journalism

The Guardian covers a story about how students fair poorer in testing when they have access to computers to assist them in their studies. I end up getting the frank report from a technology blog. I don’t know which is worse, the computers in the classrooms, the calculators used to do the statistics for the study, or the journalist who buried the facts behind the policy flip flopping, at the bottom of the story.