The Dangers of Cell Phone Radiation. The Right to Know. Don’t Put in Your Shirt Pocket
Opinion

The Dangers of Cell Phone Radiation. The Right to Know. Don’t Put in Your Shirt Pocket

A landmark Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the City of Berkeley’s cell phone right to know ordinance rejecting industries argument that the ordinance violates the first amendment. The Berkeley ordinance requires retailers to inform consumers that cell phones emit radiation and that “if you carry or use your phone in a pants or shirt…

How Big Wireless Made Us Think That Cell Phones Are Safe: A Special Investigation
Opinion

How Big Wireless Made Us Think That Cell Phones Are Safe: A Special Investigation

Things didn’t end well between George Carlo and Tom Wheeler; the last time the two met face-to-face, Wheeler had security guards escort Carlo off the premises. As president of the Cellular Telecommunications and Internet Association (CTIA), Wheeler was the wireless industry’s point man in Washington. Carlo was the scientist handpicked by Wheeler to defuse a…

If You Use Facebook Messenger, Here’s how You’re Being Recorded Even When You’re Not Using Your Phone
Technology

If You Use Facebook Messenger, Here’s how You’re Being Recorded Even When You’re Not Using Your Phone

There are many ups and downs about improvements in technology. We have, undoubtedly, become more enamoured with its ability to make our lives easier, and more informed in ways we never thought possible. Everything has been digitized, and there are so many forms of communication, it’s no wonder the home telephone has collected dust. People…

What Cell Phone & Computer Addiction are Doing to our Children
Technology

What Cell Phone & Computer Addiction are Doing to our Children

The world has changed incredibly quickly over the past few centuries and we can be sure it will continue to do so at an exponential rate. This has many people now questioning what we are doing here and in what direction our species is heading. “The world went and got itself in a big damn hurry.” – Brooks, from the…