[nfbwatlk] Another device to help us "see"
k7uij at panix.com
Wed Jun 24 15:31:41 UTC 2015
Personally, I think we were better off before much of the current technohype
came on the scene. And not all of us had doubts and fears.
Frankly, I believe that FB, Twitter and Gmail users are mortgaging their
souls to advertisers. Ever wonder why those services are free? They're
marketing their principal commodity -- YOU -- to their advertisers.
So I consider us much more exposed now than we were in the "good old days".
That's one reason I never send Gmail and am not on FB, Twitter, LinkedIn,
From: nfbwatlk [mailto:nfbwatlk-bounces at nfbnet.org] On Behalf Of Debby
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Subject: Re: [nfbwatlk] Another device to help us "see"
But before there were scanners, the KNFB reader, computers and
all, we all had to have people read us all kinds of sensitive
stuff. I always tried to find people through church, because I
figured I had less of a chance of getting ripped off, but there
was and is no guarantee. It's a whole different crazy world out
there now. I notice young people don't have some of the same
doubts and fears we um, dare I say, older folks have. Today as I
was heading for work, I had this daydream of technology suddenly
stopping and going back to what was available in the 1950's. I
had to laugh, thinking about having to dial a phone again, and
use a typewriter (probably not even an electric one). Lol.
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