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How to Secure Your Wireless Network

How to Secure Your Wireless Network

Securing your wireless network may seem like a it is an excess step, one that will make it harder to get new devices onto your network, but it is very important. It makes it harder for other people to use your network with out your consent. Seeing as those people using your network you will be taking up a portion of your bandwidth you will find all of the devices on your network run web based tasks more slowly. So your downloads could take longer. It also helps to secure your devices, as an open web connection can be an invitation to your personal data. Logging into your banking site at home might feel safe, but if you’re network is not secured it could be anything but. After all if someone else has access to your network traffic you may be giving away your log on information to anyone with a packet sniffer. In this lesson, we are going to take a look at how you can keep your network safe and your personal data too.

This Lifehack Lesson will help you set up and secure your wireless network. It’s a must-have lesson for those who want to learn how to set up your own wireless network. This lesson is free for the first 7 days, after which; to subscribe to the lesson will cost only $1.99. All other lessons will cost $1.99 too.

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Last Updated on December 18, 2020

Can Technology have Biases Like Humans?

Can Technology have Biases Like Humans?

Technology has taken a vantage leap in providing solutions for man. Before now, technology used to appear complex and would require a great deal of expertise to handle solutions available. Today, we have technology applicable in the simplest human activities as smart products with intelligent algorithms powering them as they make error-free judgments and provide intelligent and analytic solutions.

Does technology have all the answers?

This article from Credit Suisse, tells us that technology does not have all the answers because it has been found to exhibit “similar biases,” as humans. No one can discredit the impact of technology, but it is not totally free of human input and this is the reason we experience these biases in many areas we have technology holding foot.

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Creating technological solutions transparently

This article suggests that the process of creating technological solutions be made transparent and subject to contribution from many people who would end up as users of the product – male, female, young, old, learned, unlearned and all other preferences as we have them. It also underscores the importance of having women on product development teams. This approach is not sure to eliminate all forms of bias, but it is a good way to start in order to appraise the full benefits of technology.

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Technology as the connecting tool

Technology so far has been a major connecting tool amongst us humans. It is used and appreciated by all regardless of race, language and sex. In order to keep it less subjective to these arguments about human biases. I believe we should gather opinions on products and solutions before making them available to the public. This could be done by gathering input from intended target users and receiving feedback across the stages of production.

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“Recognizing the problem is a start…success will depend on inclusive technologies that meet this vast untapped market.” This cannot be more apt especially at a time when we look up to technology for solutions. We should not muzzle our progress with technology by battling algorithm bias. The first way to avoid this battle is by reading this article here.

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