Monthly Archive: September 2018

Indonesia: Indonesia: Hundreds of thousands of children affected by catastrophic Sulawesi earthquake and tsunami as landslides, power outages hamper relief efforts

Source: Save the Children Country: Indonesia 30 September, 2018 – As fears grow for hundreds still missing after Friday’s magnitude 7.4 earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia’s Sulawesi, relief agencies are struggling to access some...

Digital ID systems, as they are being developed today, are ripe for exploitation and abuse; citizens must advocate for principles that shield fundamental rights (Brett Solomon/Wired)

Brett Solomon / Wired:Digital ID systems, as they are being developed today, are ripe for exploitation and abuse; citizens must advocate for principles that shield fundamental rights  —  THERE ARE SIGNIFICANT, real-world benefits to...

EU enacts law enabling cross-border recognition of national electronic IDs, like driver licenses and bank cards, in tax filing, medical records, public services (Digital Single Market)

Digital Single Market:EU enacts law enabling cross-border recognition of national electronic IDs, like driver licenses and bank cards, in tax filing, medical records, public services  —  About Trust services and eIdentification  —  As of...

Gremlin, whose tools help app and online service providers simulate failure scenarios like storage error, database congestion, and outages, raises $18M Series B (Danny Crichton/TechCrunch)

Danny Crichton / TechCrunch:Gremlin, whose tools help app and online service providers simulate failure scenarios like storage error, database congestion, and outages, raises $18M Series B  —  “Slack is down.”  It’s a headline we...

Seterra Offers Science Quiz Games

Disclosure: Seterra is currently an advertiser on FreeTech4Teachers.com A couple of weeks ago I featured Seterra’s hundreds of geography quiz games that are available in more than thirty languages. But geography isn’t the only...

Instagram co-founders, dubbed by some at Facebook as not “team players”, were needed at the company to challenge Mark Zuckerberg and its groupthink culture (Kara Swisher/New York Times)

Kara Swisher / New York Times:Instagram co-founders, dubbed by some at Facebook as not “team players”, were needed at the company to challenge Mark Zuckerberg and its groupthink culture  —  Kevin Systrom, a founder...

Positive SSL