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How Digital Media Fuels Our Moral Compass

Tech Talk on VOCM is a weekly tech spot highlighting the latest tech news and gadget reviews. On this episode we discuss how new technologies change the expression of moral outrage and its many social consequences.

Moral Outrage In The Digital Age

Moral Outrage In The Digital Age

Most of us, at some point or another, have experienced a sense of moral outrage: at, say, a politician’s behavior, a crime, or from someone they met or something they read. Back in the days before the internet, we might have expressed that outrage at the dinner table, perhaps we …..

What Is Cryptojacking and How to Avoid This Coin-Mining Malware

What Is Cryptojacking and How to Avoid This Coin-Mining Malware

Your computer or mobile device might be helping criminals crank out thousands of dollars in online currency, and you wouldn’t even know it. A new hacking tool known as cryptojacking is on the rise, and it threatens to secretly use your computer or mobile device to generate online money for …..

You’re Stuck With Batteries—But New Tech Will Make Them Last Longer

You’re Stuck With Batteries—But New Tech Will Make Them Last Longer

What’s the biggest complaint people have about their smartphone? Battery life. For some it is even worse: a battery that slows down their phone. You can blame our increased use of these gadgets or you can blame the lithium-ion batteries themselves, neither of which will see a change anytime soon. …..

Unique Relationship Between Rituals And Technology

Unique Relationship Between Rituals And Technology

Rituals are arguably a universal feature of human social existence: just as one cannot envision a society without language, one would be equally hard-pressed to imagine a society without rituals. From morning grooming routines like brushing your teeth and getting a shower to the ways in which we greet and …..

Are Voice Assistance The Death of the TV Remotes?

Are Voice Assistance The Death of the TV Remotes?

TV REMOTES are an iconic staple of Canadian homes. Developed in the 1950s with model names like the “Lazy Bones,” they were crafted to keep us planted in the overstuffed couches that eventually devoured them. Couples have sparred over remotes. Cable channels crafted slogans and game shows around them. Comics …..

Wi-Fi Security Vulnerability puts all devices at risk

Wi-Fi Security Vulnerability puts all devices at risk

Belgium researchers are warning that a newly discovered vulnerability which secures modern Wi-Fi systems could leave devices vulnerable to hackers. The flaw would put personal information such as identification and credit card details at risk. The bug, dubbed Krack, detected in the current Wi-Fi protocol can hijack private communications and …..

Wireless Charging: The Future Of Gadgets Without Power Cords

Wireless Charging: The Future Of Gadgets Without Power Cords

Broken wires, expensive adapters and the danger of cheap knock-off power cables are a common part of our digital life. Wouldn’t it be convenient if you could charge your mobile devices without the hassle and worry of all the cables? Well it looks like you now can. From smartphones, to …..

New Study Show Free Public Wi-Fi Increases Privacy Risk

New Study Show Free Public Wi-Fi Increases Privacy Risk

A strong Wi-Fi signal is one major factor that helps many Canadians decide where they want to stay when on their summer  travels. While a hefty majority of Canadians believe their information is safe while using public Wi-Fi networks at hotels, restaurants and elsewhere, a new report reveals that these …..

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