Sydney Butler

Sydney Butler has a formal background in research psychology, with a particular focus on how technology affects us as individuals and society. He writes about technology broadly, but is an advocate for personal freedom and privacy. He has extensive experience as a digital literacy teacher and believes strongly in public education on topics such as cyber security, privacy, surveillance and freedom of speech. Contact at - contact@technadu.com
279 articles

The Coronavirus is Bringing Out the Scams: Here’s What to Watch Out For

As you almost certainly know, the world is gripped in the clutches of a global pandemic. It's a time where, more than ever, people...

How Deepfake Technology can Imitate Voices

Deepfake technology has been a major privacy concern ever since it entered the mainstream public consciousness. In case you didn't know, a deepfake is...

10 Best Dark Web Search Engines For Exploring Hidden Internet

The Dark Web, as part of the Deep Web, is defined largely by the fact that search engines can't index it. Yet, people need...

The Dawn of the Fintech Robo-adviser

If you've ever watched a movie that deals with the world of stock trading, let's say Wolf of Wall Street because it rocks, then...

DNA Facial Recognition is Nearly Upon Us

Our faces are the quintessential part of our identities. Humans are built to recognize faces. We see them everywhere, even when it’s just a...

What Does it Mean to Live Off-grid?

There are few places left in the world where someone isn't keeping an eye on what you are doing. When you browse the internet,...

The Pros and Cons of Fintech for Society

What are the pros and cons of Fintech for as collectively? Fintech is the umbrella term for all those technologies that change the way...

The Biggest Fintech Disruptions So Far

Fintech is the collective name for those technologies that change how we use money and manage resources. From ATMs to online shopping, Fintech has...

Fintech History in a (Large) Nutshell

Fintech is simply the catchy name for all the technologies that change the nature and scope of financial services. It's a simple concept, but...