Leaving a long-term relationship, you find yourself standing on the precipice of a life yet unlived; all of a sudden the accumulated trinkets and tchotchkes of your life together exist only to mock you in your unspoken grief. There’s no better time to get into getting rid of stuff. After she emptied our house of all that she wanted, I emptied it a second time, of everything that we had grown to want together. I embraced the spartan wisdom of Marie Kondo’s The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up – the self-help manual de rigueur for people who want to want less. Like a barren arctic island basking in my daily hour of sunlight, I proudly embraced an aesthetic of Scandinavian noir-chic, telling anyone within earshot that the drab palette and multiple timber-veneer Arkelstorp side tables were the trappings of a new and more mature me, a me that was as comfortable owning six oversized beige floor lamps and playing at underwear origami as I was being alone. A … [Read more...] about Digital minimalism: how do you KonMari a 10-year text message history?
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NEW YORK — Text messages exchanged between notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman and his wife while he was on the run in 2012 surfaced Wednesday at his U.S. trial, evidence the FBI says it uncovered with the help of a cyber tech for the cartel who flipped on the kingpin. The tech, Christian Rodriguez, testified how Guzman was obsessed with spyware he had Rodriguez install on mobile phones he passed out to members of his inner circle, including love interests, to keep an eye on them. The software churned out reports on phone activity that are now being turned against the defendant. Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn El Chapo trial 2018: Images from the Sinaloa Cartel leader Joaquin Guzma... Fullscreen Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. In this undated photo provided by the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of New York, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, left, poses with an unidentified man. Testimony continued … [Read more...] about Jury sees texts Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman sent to wife while on the run
Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Arrested in Lebanon County Fullscreen Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Buy Photo Ruben Ortiz-Rosado, 35, of Puerto Rico, charged after an incident Dec. 1 in Lebanon with two counts of domestic-violence-related aggravated assault, two counts of simple assault, strangulation, terroristic threats and possession of instruments of crime. Lebanon County Correctional Facility Buy Photo Fullscreen Buy Photo Jeffrey Wolf, 31, of Lebanon is facing charges of possession of methamphetamine, possession of Suboxone, possession with intent to distribute and possession of drug paraphernalia. Wolf also faces a fugitive charge after a traffic stop Dec. 6. Lebanon County Correctional Facility Buy Photo Fullscreen Nicholas Hull-Martinez, 22, of Lebanon, is facing multiple charges for the vehicle thefts, for burglarizing a city car dealership and two city stores as well as … [Read more...] about York County man charged for stealing $1,000 in merchandise from N. Londonderry Walmart
It was bound to happen: Two-factor authentication (2FA) – that extra step that’s supposed to keep our devices and personal information safe – just no longer cuts it. The idea behind 2FA is simple: You log into a given account using your user name and password from a new browser, location or device, and you get second authentication request, like a text with a temporary PIN. You enter this temporary code and voila – you’re in. Because most hackers can’t access your phone, your account should be safe. Your Facebook and LinkedIn accounts already should have 2FA set up. If not, learn how to set up 2FA on your most popular accounts using my step-by-step guide. Technology is always evolving, and cyber criminals have found flaws in the 2FA system – especially if you’re using your personal phone. Hackers are finding ingenious ways to hijack phone numbers. More: 10 tricks every iPhone user will wish they knew sooner More: 5 ways to find … [Read more...] about Want to protect your phone from getting hacked? Follow this cybersecurity tip now.
Story highlights Dot Learn produces educational videos Nigeria's rising tech scene Elvis Chidera is a developer at dot Learn in Lagos, a startup which builds educational apps for students in emerging markets. The opinions in this article belong to the author. (CNN)I'm a 19-year-old developer at an MIT-backed startup called dot Learn in Lagos, living in the bustle of Nigeria's largest city. But until recently my life was quite different. Just a few years ago, I was living in rural southeastern Nigeria and had nothing but a basic Nokia 2690 phone -- and a big dream to improve the world using technology. Here's my journey from "village boy" to the epicenter of West Africa's tech boom. Learning to code Elvis Chidera. I began programming at 11 years old. As a kid I spent hours on websites and downloading and playing the latest games. After a while I became curious about how websites, which seemed to exist almost by magic, were built -- and how I could build one … [Read more...] about I went from rural Nigeria to an MIT-backed startup — with a Nokia phone