Category: Think Future

Protect Internet Companies' Freedom to Refuse to Host Racists, or Anyone Else They Don't Like

Li Yuze Xinhua News Agency/NewscomWhen I edited a small-town newspaper, I eventually ended up rejecting letters to the editor from an elderly gentleman who had many interesting things to say about the issues of the day. He was, in some ways, a boon to the op-ed page—online commenting has completely demolished the number letters sent…

Yikes! 97 Percent of Your Employees May Not be Able to Identify a Phishing Email (INFOGRAPHIC)

When you think of cyber attacks, you may imagine complex campaigns against major corporations and governments. The reality, however, is far more common and serious – especially for small businesses. Phishing Attacks Pose a Huge Threat to Your Small Business Hackers often trick well-meaning employees into giving access to their business systems by getting them…

Podcasts, books and music: a different spin on hospital records

Fiona Sturges, arts columnist for ‘The Guardian’ and ‘The Financial Times’ tells us about Jon Ronson’s new podcast ‘The Butterfly Effect’, a tender look at the pornography industry, and one of Gimlet’s latest, ‘Mogul: The Life and Death of Chris Lighty’, which explores hip-hop’s history through the life of one of its greatest music executives.…

Slow Sites and Extra Fees Responsible for Majority of Shopping Cart Abandonment (INFOGRAPHIC)

A major concern of many ecommerce business owners is shopping cart abandonment. That’s when a customer puts an item in an online shopping cart and never completes a transaction. Fullestop, a web design and development company, conducted research into the reasons that contribute to this problem and found slow sites and extra fees are responsible…