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Non-Fungible Token (NFT)
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Non-Fungible Token (NFT)

On March 21, 2006, Jack Dorsey, co-founder and CEO of Twitter, typed the first-ever tweet, “just setting up my twttr.” On March 22, 2021, Dorsey sold that tweet at auction for 2.9 million dollars. In recent weeks, several Atención readers have written to ask me “WTH?” (What the heck?).

Again, Change your Password
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Again, Change your Password

A big challenge involved in writing a newspaper column is that what is written one day can be immediately overtaken by events before the next edition of Atención is printed. That is what just happened here, calling for a minor update to the advice dispensed only last week.

A Change for Good?
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A Change for Good?

For quite some time I have been struggling to come up with the appropriate analogy to describe the problem and the threat to the internet presented by some of the “innovations” coming out of Google.

The Computer Corner: A Trivial Subdomain
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The Computer Corner: A Trivial Subdomain

The good news is that the World Wide Web (www) has not gone away. The bad news, at least for the tech-savvy, is that “www” is being obscured and hidden away from the view of a very large number of internet users because Google now considers “www” to be “trivial.”