Category: Online column

A weekly tech column written for The Southland Times, a company that pays well enough to keep me in handbags and Drambuie

Sympathy for the scammed

(This is the Online column, written for The Southland Times) The news that someone in Cromwell fell victim to one of the many cold-calling scams doing the rounds at the moment is a timely reminder that we need keep our…

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The stench of oversharing

(This is the Online column, written for The Southland Times) During a chat about the perils of Facebook this week, a workmate reminded me of the old saying that compares houseguests and fish, but I reckon the internet has given…

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An intrusion by the boss

(This is the Online column, written for The Southland Times) Is your boss your Facebook friend? Do you want the person who oversees your work also having an overview of your private life? While chatting with a friend this week,…

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Inspiring, uplifting content

(This is the Online column, written for The Southland Times) Over recent months, I have made it my mission in life to spend five minutes online every morning before I start work, finding something that will brighten my day. Sometimes…

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