Passwords, office sounds, Kmart music

Tech Talk #132 – June 20, 2020 Passwords and security questions In the old days (a couple of years ago), if you forgot your password for your email or social media account, you could prove you were you by answering some security questions. Then you could reset your password. But there were problems with that method; 1) many people didn’t remember the answers to their security questions (who was my second-grade teacher?), and 2) some

COVID-19 and your gadgets

Tech Talk #131 – June 6, 2020 COVID-19 and your gadgets How long can the COVID-19 virus live on surfaces? Studies are complete on how the virus survives on surfaces ranging from cardboard to granite, and so far, each study has reached differing conclusions. But the current best guess is 72 to 96 hours on nonporous surfaces like glass, plastic, and aluminum. You know, the stuff all our gadgets are made from. The CDC reports