Osman

I like to think about the impact that the internet has on humanity. In my free time, I'm wolfing down pasta.
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A regular man, except with a devil's tale, walks along with a telephone.

Instead of freeing us, the internet is making us conform

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The fact that we’re far less likely to engage in deviant behavior if we think we’re being watched isn’t...
A Bitcoin and a dollar, synced by two circular arrows.

Want to trade crypto? Here are the top 5 exchanges to...

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To buy Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies, you have multiple options. You can go to a Bitcoin ATM, accept them...
An illustration of a road warning sign that says "Convenience".

As we rush toward convenience, say so long to privacy

5 min read
We’re all guilty of the same thing. In our rush to download and install apps, we carelessly breeze through all...
An illustration of a laptop and a pick axe.

Cryptojacking: What is it and how do I guard against it?

4 min read
The term “cryptocurrency,” a combination of “cryptography” and “currency,” alludes to the fact that cryptocurrencies are a form of...
A thief attempts to steal a laptop.

6 of the biggest crypto heists of all time

5 min read
When you store your money in a traditional bank, you do so because you have few other options. Of...
An illustration of a meter. Thumbs up on one end, thumbs down on the other.

Your devices are rating you. Behave accordingly.

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Chances are you’ve seen “Nosedive,” the infamous Black Mirror episode depicting a world in which ordinary people rate each...
An illustration of a data folder with a leaking tap (faucet for the Americans).

6 massive government data breaches

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We’re constantly hearing about data breaches lately⁠—and it’s no wonder, given that 5 billion personal records were exposed last...
The FaceApp logo, with horns.

FaceApp’s popularity sparks privacy concerns, but when will we learn?

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Chances are you’ve recently come across photos of friends and family years into the future, thanks to viral photo...
A green boxing glove, covered in Matrix style code.

The fight for online privacy is heating up in Maine

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About two years ago, the United States Senate voted in favor of Senate Joint Resolution 34, essentially enabling internet...
The Facebook logo with a bite taken from it, similar to Apple's logo.

Wozniak says we should get off Facebook but why should Zuckerberg...

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Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is the latest tech celebrity to urge users to purge their Facebook account, suggesting that...

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