Dirk Dickens


How to Keep Your Activity Tracking Data Private

Americans are becoming obsessed with tracking their activities. A growing number of people track all types of activities from their runs to their toilet breaks. According to a study by the Pew Research Center, 60 percent of Americans now regularly track their weight, diet or exercise activity. A report by […]


LAPD’s Growing Use of Surveillance State Technology

With the recent protest in Ferguson, MO over the shooting of Michael Brown and the heavy handed response of the Ferguson police department, bringing out mine-resistant ambush protected vehicles (MRAP), tear gas, snipers, and camouflaged dressed cops, much focus has been put on the militarization of the police force. Los […]


NBA Joins with Digital Education Company to Launch Interactive African American History Course

It’s February which means its African American History month. The one month of the year when America acknowledges the contributions of African American men and women to our society. Personally, I think we should celebrate Black history year-round but that’s just me. Since it’s that time of the year, the […]