Too often, I see people who are generally kind, well mannered, educated people simply melt down and go off at someone on some social media platform. Instead, we need to teach kids how to be COMPASSIONATE digital citizens, not just good, but also kind and loving. Here are a few rules we can all use to be better, more compassionate online.
Kids and Tech
In every aspect of our lives today, all of our experiences are being scored. All our business, social, physical, and emotional interactions are quantified by some number in an app somewhere. When it comes to my social media accounts, I don’t have many “Friends” and I am very happy about that.
Are password vaults safe? Are they more reliable than just keeping a written list of complex passwords? How do they work? And should you, the regular average everyday parent, switch to one. Having an automated method of maintaining, storing, creating, and changing strong, complex passwords allow you actually to use them more times than not, and the benefit if doing that outweighs the risk.
Every single one of us who have tried to secure a device has been at this point, we pop in a quick four digits and move on to the critical, complicated stuff. We labor and think about all the ramifications of every setting…A few weeks later we find our child doing that thing they weren’t supposed to be able to do.
Apple Screen Time allows a user to set limits on screen time, either by the device, or by the app, and then disables those apps after that screen time limit has been reached each day. Here is a quick guide to making it work for your kids
The way I see it, music is one of the original, fundamental languages, in all of nature, everywhere around us, there exist sound and rhythm. From the waves crashing on the shore to the beating of our own hearts, music is life and remains one of the most important things you can teach a child.
For a brief look at my version of IoT home security and survellance, I will discuss some concepts of security and some solutions that I use. This is by no means the best way to do it, but it works for me.
What is the cloud? Do I need it? And is it safe for me to use? It seems like everything now days wants me to log into a cloud to use it. What should I do? If these questions have come to mind, here are some steps you can take to get the answers you need.