Letting someone use your device is like letting a stranger into your home, except “I’m sorry for the mess” doesn’t cut it here, because now your pizza fingers are their pizza fingers too, and if there’s an out-of-control fire in the attic, telling firefighters “everything is fine, I’ve got it from here” will not stop them from breaking down your door.
Can the American public deny that we’re outright under attack from within. Blame whoever you want - Facebook, the NSA - it’s abundantly clear that the interests of the haves are not aligned with the interests of the have nots, and right now, the have nots are taking a savage beating.
I started my business, Dan Rubin Consulting, with the goal of helping less technologically inclined people become more efficient in the digital world. Many of my the people I work with are of the baby boomer generation, but many are younger than I (I’m 36).
They come to me with similar problems. “How do I transfer photos in and out of my iCloud?” “How do I make my network and computers more secure?” “Why can’t I get windows to start?” “Can you recover lost data for me?” Other times, their issues are more complex, but they all boil down to the same truth that awaits all of us, just over the horizon.