New website with free e-safety resources for parents, teens and teachers

This week I gave a presentation to year 7 students at my kids school – The Premier Academy in Bletchley external link – about being digital street smart. You can find the slides on my new site bebraver.today external link and please get in touch if you found it useful and like me to give a presentation to your class. What motivated me to give the presentation about e-safety is a scary situation that arose a little while back with my own teen....

July 7, 2021 · 1 min · Axel Segebrecht

Link: Sam Amrami tracks you in Pret. And at Starbucks. And down the pub

Amrani’s startup, Tamoco, tracks the location of 100 million smartphone owners through a global collection of 1.1 billion “proximity sensors,” Source: Sam Amrami tracks you in Pret. And at Starbucks. And down the pub | WIRED UK external link

February 24, 2018 · 1 min · Axel Segebrecht

Brandyourself.com review

Reading Oliver’s external link advertorial(?) review of Brandyourself.com’s online reputation service external link , I could’t help but wonder how my score would turn out. I refrain from swearing and am somewhat conscious of what I put in the public view. Let’s see what their algorithms and machine learning tool makes of my behaviour. Brand yourself happy Brandyourself.com external link connects to your Facebook and Twitter (needs your permission first) and does a general sweep of Google’s first three pages for your name to see what surfaces....

February 4, 2018 · 2 min · Axel Segebrecht

Link: Why Privacy Is Under Attack – ProtonMail Blog

Most of us at ProtonMail are part of the last generation born before the World Wide Web was created in 1989 at CERN in Switzerland. In the last 25 years, the web has transformed our world and we now spend more and more of our lives online. Source: Why Privacy Is Under Attack – ProtonMail Blog external link

January 28, 2018 · 1 min · Axel Segebrecht

Link: How to Live Without Google

Google tracking is more pervasive than most people realize. We show you some alternatives to Google services to limit your exposure. Source: How to Live Without Google external link

January 28, 2018 · 1 min · Axel Segebrecht