Smart Phones

Spy Fridge: The Internet of Things Meets the Surveillance State

During the same laugh-a-minute Senate report where he said North Korea was a major nuclear threat, and that Iran would soon join them, and that ISIS was using the “torrent of migrants” from Syria to infiltrate the Western world, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper also said on Tuesday that electronic surveillance would soon be possible through nearly every device in the home.

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Pope Francis: Put Away Cell Phones and Talk at the Dinner Table

Where there is no family meal together, there is no family, Pope Francis told the thousands gathered in Saint Peter’s Square Wednesday, urging his hearers to put away their cell phones and protect family dinners as a precious way to bind the family together.


Are Smart Phones Making Humans Stupid?

In his recent book, The Glass Cage, Nicholas Carr goes into frightening detail about the dangers of relying on smart phones to think for us. If we’re not careful, humans may find we can no longer think on our own.

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