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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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?

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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?

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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...
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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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As we rush toward convenience, say so long to privacy

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We’re all guilty of the same thing. In our rush to download and install apps, we carelessly breeze through all...
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Cryptojacking: What is it and how do I guard against it?

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The term “cryptocurrency,” a combination of “cryptography” and “currency,” alludes to the fact that cryptocurrencies are a form of...
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6 of the biggest crypto heists of all time

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When you store your money in a traditional bank, you do so because you have few other options. Of...
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Your devices are rating you. Behave accordingly.

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Chances are you’ve seen “Nosedive,” the infamous Black Mirror episode depicting a world in which ordinary people rate each...

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