Osman

I like to think about the impact that the internet has on humanity. In my free time, I'm wolfing down pasta.
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An illustation of a phone with "e-signature" written on it in a cursive font.

What is an e-signature, and how does it work?

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If you’ve recently signed a new job contract, finalized the lease on an apartment, or confirmed a loan online,...
An illustration of an iPhone. There are lots of app icons on the screen. But wait! There's a twist. All the icons are, in fact, the location icon (as used on digital maps everywhere).

Would you trade your privacy for free apps? Some don’t have...

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Every time you grant an app permission to access your contacts or listen to your microphone, you’re giving the...
A series of ones and zeroes making up the image of an eye.

What is spyware and how do I remove it?

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Identity theft affected nearly 15 million Americans last year, racking up 4 billion USD in losses. And if you...
An illustration of a laptop, but the screen is the classic warning sign. You know, the triangle with an exclamation point in it.

4 new cybersecurity threats in 2019

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Cybersecurity threats continue to evolve, and the nature and sophistication of attacks vary widely. With more businesses moving their...
A profile of a shouting person.

Why Facebook is the tool of choice for government manipulation

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The Global Disinformation Order, a new study by the Oxford Internet Institute, confirms our worst fears about governments’ use...

Are at-home DNA tests worth the privacy risks?

5 min read
I admit I’ve always been intrigued by DNA testing kits. My family lineage is complex, spanning a range of...
Facilities and services of a smart city

What are smart cities?

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The words “smart city” are practically a foolproof conversation starter these days. Around the world, cities are implementing IoT...

Can filmmaking be the future of VR?

4 min read
Virtual reality technology has been a talking point for a few years now without really breaking through to the...
A regular man, except with a devil's tale, walks along with a telephone.

Instead of freeing us, the internet is making us conform

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The fact that we’re far less likely to engage in deviant behavior if we think we’re being watched isn’t...
A Bitcoin and a dollar, synced by two circular arrows.

Want to trade crypto? Here are the top 5 exchanges to...

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To buy Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies, you have multiple options. You can go to a Bitcoin ATM, accept them...

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