I don't want this post to imply that parents shouldn't worry about screen time. To the contrary, I think excessive screen time is one of the biggest new risks facing children today. The evidence is very clear, children who spend excessive time glued to screens and don't as a result have sufficient time to spend in active or social play in the real world tend to suffer.
With Ada Lovelace Day upon us today (an international celebration of the achievements of women in the STEM sector), what better time to rally together and promote these inspirational figures, especially as 77% of the girls we surveyed felt that the science and technology sector lacks high-profile female role models.
In spite of most of the general public appreciating the incredible engineering that goes into AI, the technology itself doesn't have the best public image due to the constant threat it represents in sci-fi films. People really are worried that AI will one day take over the world and wipe out the human race.
The Safe Harbour decision was adopted by the European Commission on 26 July 2000. It recognised that US companies could ensure an "adequate level of protection" for data transferred from the European Community to the US by self-certifying to adherence to Safe Harbour Privacy Principles issued by the US Department of Commerce.
With great power comes great responsibility, to your fans and loyal customers. And, boy, are Apple's fans loyal. But with such popularity comes the negative stuff too, scrutiny and criticism. Apple has tackled this well - showing integrity with a timely and detailed(ish) response. It's quite unusual for Apple to comment at all.
This week, I tried something I have not done before. Everyday, I made it a point to find five good things to think about at the end of the day... Finding five good things may not change the colour of your day but it could help you get on a less negative train of thought and maybe one day, we will be quicker to see silver linings.
Facebook's "real name" policy is in the headlines. The policy limits individuals to one account each and requires that those accounts be held under their "authentic identity." The policy has its advocates and its detractors; their opposing views neatly distil the tension between freedom of expression and privacy that is such a feature of modern life.