For half a century the civilized world does not think of life without plastic cards. However, having saved us from the need to mess with cash, “plastic” inevitably became a problem itself. Today, the average American carries only six bank cards in his wallet (and that is not counting all sorts of discount, etc.)! It is necessary to remember which and when to use, to pay for the issue and maintenance, to take care not to “light up” the room in a doubtful place. In short, there is a paradox: while remaining the pinnacle of financial and technical thought, the plastic card has simultaneously become a technological brake. Continue reading
Since the advent of social networks, their popularity has been growing every day. And it is so high that almost every user of the Internet is registered in one or another social network. We all know about the advantages of this virus-like segment of the Network, but are we thinking about its disadvantages?
Some social networks have just a huge number of users registered – for example, recently one of the networks celebrated the registration of forty millionth user. Just think about this figure! As it is known, even since ancient times a mass gathering of people has always attracted lovers of money and deception of gullible citizens. In this article we will talk about the real dangers and harm that social networks inflict on us. Continue reading