Tech Talk

Observations from Jamie DeLoma, journalist and computer nerd

Man announces his death on Twitter

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A young man announced that he was about to kill himself earlier this week on Twitter. [Read More]

Sharing news as it happens

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One of the most amazing things about this decade’s technological advancements is how quickly and easily it has become to dissminate information to a large audience. [Read More]

Perhaps I need proper bagging training

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Technology can often make our lives easier and relieve some of life’s frustrations — and sometimes it can do just the opposite. [Read More]

Here’s looking at you

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It is important to understand the risks of the gadgets you are bringing into your home — and bedroom. [Read More]

Wired justice isn’t blind

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The American justice system is facing a threat that could result in the incarceration of the innocent and freedom of the guilty. [Read More]

Tweet about toddler’s death sparks debate

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As social networking becomes an increasingly integral part of our society, it could be expected that users will share more of life’s triumphs and tragedies. However, for one mom, sharing the loss of her young son sparked public outrage. [Read More]

Reading the pulse of our society

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In its most recent company blog post, Facebook offered a perspective of the world as perceived through the words of the social network’s users in status messages over the past year. [Read More]

Facebook remembers

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Facebook will “memorialize” the profiles of dead users when their loved ones request it, the Associated Press reported. [Read More]

Delicious will rock your world

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I am not sure when I first heard of Delicious, the social bookmarking service that allows users to tag, save, manage, search and share Web sites, but I am sorry I have not tried it sooner. The site is as practical as it is simple — and a must-use for everyone. [Read More]

Internet offers the faithful direct access to the Almighty

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Anyone with Internet access now has easy, direct access to what is considered by many one of the most sacred places on earth. [Read More]