Technology

The Spam Report: Day #254: "Attention please"

At my kids' school, they discuss the concept of being a "community helper." Police officers, doctors, nurses, teachers, they all fit into that description, but as I've told my children, there's nothing stopping any of us from being a community helper.

The Spam Report: Day #243: Print your airline tickets

I present to you today another example of how we can fight back against the spam/scam out there. Every day, I'm heartened to hear of another consumer who took the step to verify, to check something out, so as not to be scammed.

The Spam Report: Day #239: "My purpose"

I have lived an unbelievably fortunate life. Case in point, my first job out of graduate school in 1991, I lucked into a position with CBS News in London as an "Assistant to the Chief Researcher." My good fortune continued when, after a week of my being there, the Chief Researcher got appendicitis and due to English health care laws, he was basically out for the next six months.