In the wake of the Panama Papers leak, the Sony Entertainment hack and Hillary Clinton’s unfolding email scandal, internet and email security have become persistent topics of discussion in tech-media and society at large. But in a world of increasing digital paranoia, spammers, hackers and scammers are not the only threats to you or your business. At the end of the day, mistakes are bound to happen – they are part of being human.
Ever received a scam email from a “Nigerian Prince” and wondered what would happen if you responded unexpectedly? Ever wanted to watch a scammer get a taste of their own medicine?
Then you’re going to seriously enjoy British comedian, James Veitch’s Scamalot series. James endeavours to hilariously respond to every scam email that he receives and make scammers jump through hoops just to try to get his to participate in the scam. The results are undeniably awesome. Continue reading >>
Perfect academic emails require careful email etiquette that tends to repeatedly evade some students. Introductory lectures inevitably include a weary reminder from professors to ‘mind your mail manners’. We’re a group of aspiring professionals, and we’ve obviously made it to an institution of higher learning. So why are we failing this most basic test, every time we hit send? Continue reading >>
We’ve all heard the buzz about Microsoft Hololens and its many competitors in the Augmented Reality (AR) headset market. A line-up of multinationals are involved, with AR devices in various stages of development. Everyone’s vying to create and market the most beautiful and usable AR headset: Sony, Epson, Google, Vuzix and more. But there’s one thing they’re missing: how can any self respecting, new-age workaholic fit AR into their day-to-day lives?