internet http://wamc.org en Jesse Feiler - WiFi http://wamc.org/post/jesse-feiler-wifi <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>This morning we will discuss the mysteries of wi-fi. Our Tech Guru, <a href="http://www.northcountryconsulting.com/node/796">Jesse Feiler</a>, says there is new technology out there (specifically the new 802.11ac standard from the Wi-Fi Alliance and Quip) – changing where and when we can get on line.</p><p> Thu, 22 Aug 2013 15:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 71998 at http://wamc.org Jesse Feiler - WiFi Jesse Feiler - Intimate Objects http://wamc.org/post/jesse-feiler-intimate-objects <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Ask our tech guru, Jesse </span>Feiler<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, what he wants to talk about this morning and he will tell you – </span><a href="http://www.northcountryconsulting.com/node/786" style="line-height: 1.5;">Intimate Objects</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Our job is to find out what they are and what they are not. Jesse is here to provide answers to both questions.</span></p><p> Tue, 21 May 2013 15:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 65186 at http://wamc.org Jesse Feiler - Intimate Objects 5/20/13 - Panel http://wamc.org/post/52013-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Times Union Associate Editor, Mike Spain, and University at Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao.</p><p>Topics include:<br><a href="http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2013/05/19/have-new-controversies-hurt-obama-has-gop-overreacted/?hpt=hp_t2">Obama Poll</a><br><a href="http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/05/19/student-debt-weighs-on-overall-economy/2321133/">Student Debt</a><br><a href="http://www.latimes.com/business/technology/la-fi-tn-report-yahoo-board-acquire-tumblr-11-billion-20130519,0,1922681.story">Yahoo buys Tumblr</a><br><a href="http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/Odato-IG-report-Work-of-rogue-tax-squad-sloppy-4529857.php">IG report: Work of rogue tax squad sloppy at best</a><br><a href="http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/Sampson-earmark-missing-4529790.php">Sampson earmark missing</a></p><p> Mon, 20 May 2013 13:00:00 +0000 David Guistina 65101 at http://wamc.org "The New Digital Age" by Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen http://wamc.org/post/new-digital-age-eric-schmidt-and-jared-cohen <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>In an unparalleled collaboration, two leading global thinkers in technology and foreign affairs give us their widely anticipated, transformational vision of the future: a world where everyone is connected—a world full of challenges and benefits that are ours to meet and to harness.</p><p> Fri, 17 May 2013 13:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 64920 at http://wamc.org "The New Digital Age" by Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen Jesse Feiler - Do Not Track http://wamc.org/post/jesse-feiler-do-not-track <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>How should a company respond if a consumer asks it to stop tracking his or her behavior on the company’s website? And what role should a browser play in helping consumers communicate their preferences regarding online tracking? These are questions we will look to answer with our tech guru, Jesse Feiler.</p><p>Jesse is a developer, consultant, and author specializing in iOS, FileMaker databases, and technologies for small businesses, nonprofits, and municipal governments. His most recent books are iWork for Dummies, Sams Teach Yourself Core Data in 24 Hours, and its companion Objective-C in 24 Hours.</p><p>His app, Minutes Machine for iPad, is available on the App Store. It helps nonprofits, homeowner associations, and small businesses manage meetings and generate minutes in real-time. His website is <a href="http://www.northcountryconsulting.com/community">northcountryconsulting.com</a>.</p><p> Fri, 29 Mar 2013 15:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 61047 at http://wamc.org tw telecom and Inovation Economy http://wamc.org/post/tw-telecom-and-inovation-economy <p><a href="http://www.twtelecom.com/">&nbsp;&nbsp;tw telecom</a> is one of the top three Business Ethernet providers in the U.S. and have a heavy presence in our region. They manage the high-speed fiber optic network that is contributing to the growth in semiconductor manufacturing we are seeing at the Luther Forest Technology Campus in Malta.</p><p> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 15:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 55761 at http://wamc.org Jesse Feiler - Personal Privacy on Facebook and Twitter http://wamc.org/post/jesse-feiler-personal-privacy-facebook-and-twitter <p></p><p>In a statement, Facebook’s chief privacy officer, Erin Egan recently said that the company is “committed to making sure people understand how to control what they share and with whom.” We will discuss how users can control their information on Facebook with Jesse Feiler.</p><p>Jesse is a developer, consultant, and author specializing in iOS, FileMaker databases, and technologies for small businesses, nonprofits, and municipal governments. His most recent books are iWork for Dummies, Sams Teach Yourself Core Data in 24 Hours, and its companion Objective-C in 24 Hours.</p> Tue, 20 Nov 2012 16:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 52393 at http://wamc.org Dan D'Ambrosio - Burlington Free Press http://wamc.org/post/dan-dambrosio-burlington-free-press <p>A computer virus named Stuxnet has drawn the attention of security and utility experts around the globe over the past two years or so. The experts say the virus has the potential to knock out power grids, leaving millions in the dark. It has already been used against the Iranians to slow down their nuclear development programs. Dan D’Ambrosio, a business reporter for the Burlington Free Press has been researching the story of Stuxnet. He spoke with WAMC’s Brian Shields.</p> Mon, 27 Aug 2012 16:20:00 +0000 Brian Shields 46488 at http://wamc.org Garret Keizer - Privacy http://wamc.org/post/garret-keizer-privacy <p>We speak with Garret Keizer, essayist and Harper’s contributing editor, about his book, <em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0312554842/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=0312554842&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=wamcnortheast-20">Privacy (Big Ideas//Small Books)</a><img alt="" border="0" height="1" src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wamcnortheast-20&amp;l=as2&amp;o=1&amp;a=0312554842" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" width="1"> </em>.</p> Thu, 23 Aug 2012 13:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 46266 at http://wamc.org Garret Keizer - Privacy Report Shows Millions of Mass. Residents Have Been At Risk for Data Theft http://wamc.org/post/report-shows-millions-mass-residents-have-been-risk-data-theft-0 <p>Since 2007 when Massachusetts enacted the Data Security Breach Law, near half the population of the state could have had their personal information put at risk. The recently released numbers show that from November of 2007 to September of 2011, over 1.2 million state residents have had their data compromised by lost or misplaced mobile devices or laptops, and over 200,000 from stolen devices.</p> Wed, 25 Apr 2012 22:25:02 +0000 Lucas Willard 37632 at http://wamc.org Report Shows Millions of Mass. Residents Have Been At Risk for Data Theft