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Could Banning Facial Recognition Become the New Norm?

what is facial recognition

what is facial recognition

Today’s modern world has a lot of technology that a one point had simply been considered science fiction. Things such as earbuds, video calls, and mobile phones were just cool, out of this world ideas when they were first depicted in books and movies. Nowadays, they are a part of everyday life for most individuals. While many of these things are welcomed with open arms, some technologies are a bit invasive.

One such example of invasive tech would be facial recognition. With cameras everywhere, law enforcement agencies are able to use this kind of technology to locate people of interest in cases and bring them into justice. However, these electronic eyes are always watching, and this causes some concern amongst some people...

Cell Phones Aren’t Just Dangerous Behind the Wheel

cell phones are very distracting

cell phones are very distracting

Cellphones have gradually grown to be a major part of just about everyone’s daily lives. Most people keep a phone with them 24/7. This ensures that they will always be able to get in touch with friends and family members whenever they need to. The smart little device also has the ability to grant people access to the internet whenever they need it. This kind of extra connectivity is great, but it can also be dangerous.

As much as people are loath to admit it, cellphones can be very addicting. This leads to people using them at times that aren’t exactly ideal. This, in turn, can cause problems. A perfect example of this would be when a person is driving and using a phone. Looking at, or even talking on, a phone can be very distracting, and lead to a car accident. Just checking a text ...

Be Careful Meeting People from the Internet in Real Life

tips for sellers

tips for sellers

Over the last few years, the internet has become an almost integral part of people’s everyday lives. Most people can’t go a day without going online for one reason or another. The internet has allowed people to do a whole lot without ever leaving their homes, such as shopping or communicating with people.

As detached as the internet allows a person to be, there are times where people chose to meet with others they met online. Usually it is to buy or sell something, but sometimes it is because the people decided they wanted to meet face to face. As harmless as this may sound, it can actually be very dangerous to meet someone new for the first time, even if the people have been talking online. The fact of the matter is, a person never knows for sure who he may be meeting.

The Internet ...

People Do What Before Getting Into Public Pools?

public pools

public pools

With the weather quickly heating up, many people are starting to pull their swimsuits out from their winter hiding spots. With California’s thousands of miles of coastline, there are plenty of places to go to the beach. However, the beach isn’t for everyone. Some people prefer to cool off without having to worry about sand getting everywhere. That is why some people prefer going to a pool.

In addition to the lack of sand at pools, they are often cleaner as well. The water is maintained by humans, instead of being left alone. However, despite the chemicals, mostly chlorine, put into pool water to keep it clean, one recent survey found that pools aren’t always as clean as one would hope.

Public Pools May Not be as Clean as You Think

The clear blue water of pools often looks a heck of ...

Parents, Don’t Serve Alcohol at Graduation Parties

alcohol laws

alcohol laws

As summer draws nearer, students of all ages grow more and more antsy. Soon enough, school will let out for the most marvelous break of all, summer vacation. While all students look forward to the end of this school year, one group is more excited than all of the others. This group is, of course, the seniors in high school.

For high school seniors, the end of this school year is the end of their public school career. While some will be heading off to college, others may be heading off to a trade school or straight to a new job. Whatever a student is heading to, this is an exciting time. Naturally, this leads to a lot of celebrating and parties.

While many of these soon-to-be ex-students will be legal adults, they will still be too young to consume any alcohol...

Can You Believe Teachers Have to Do This?

teachers salary

teachers salary

Teachers arguably have one of the most important jobs out there. Without teachers, knowledge wouldn’t be shared and kids would likely become adults without having enough knowledge to get very far. Unfortunately, despite their importance, teachers are often notoriously under paid. They are often so underpaid, that most TV shows will make a joke about it at some point.

Given that so many jokes are made about how much teachers are paid, no one is ever really surprised to hear the exact number. Everyone just expects it to be low. However, recently a California state law regarding teacher pay came into the spotlight. So few people know about this law that they might assume it’s new, but it has actually been around for quite some time...

Be Wary of Scammers Looking to Take Your Hard Earned Money

email scam

email scam

Most people are just trying to do their very best to get through life. They work hard to earn an income and provide their family with everything they could possibly need. Doing so isn’t easy, it is very rewarding. Unfortunately, there are those out there that would prefer to take the easy route.

There are people out there that would rather let other people do the hard work, and then take the reward for themselves. These kinds of people have many names, and one of the most common names is scammer. Scammer convince innocent, hard working men and women that they should hand over their hard earned money, or even their personal information. From there, the scammer is able to run away with anything that they want.

It is thanks to scammers, that people need to be careful...

Leaving Kids Alone in a Car Isn’t as Safe as You Might Think

unattended child

unattended child

Winter has come and gone, giving way to spring. With spring comes warmer weather as we head closer to summer. While many Californians are excited for the warmer temperatures and bright sunshine, it is important to remember that these temperatures can be dangerous.

Sometimes when people are driving around town running errands, they have to take their children or pets with them. While kids can come into buildings with the person, they can be a bit of a handful, sometimes making it seem like they would be better off left in the car. Pets, are usually prohibited and have to be left behind. Either way, people figure leaving them behind won’t matter too much because they will only be gone for a few minutes.

Unfortunately, that is all it takes...