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Category: Web Savvy

A Web Savvy Reprise: Notable Threats in the 21st Century

(Hour 1c) Rich talked to Jon DiPietro of Liberty Digital Marketing, who wanted to wrap up the Web Savvy segment.  They discussed the influence of online juggernauts like Google and Facebook, technology in the classroom and more.  They they took a call from Albert, who commented on the importance of fundamentals.  Finally, Jon pointed out a similarity between Al Capone and technology in 2017 and he discussed censoring via online algorithms and a biased media.  Tune in to get all of the...

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Twitter Bots and Opinion Manipulation

(Hour 1c) Rich spoke to Jon DiPietro of Liberty Digital Marketing for Web Savvy.  Jon started by explaining about the brain chemistry, before talking about a new study that shed light on massive networks of fake accounts on Twitter.  He discussed some of the problems that the fake accounts are causing and informed the listeners about an LA company that is essentially creating software that allows machines to manipulate our brains.  Tune in for all of the details.  ...

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Fingerprint Scans and Backdoor Hacking

(Hour 1c) Rich talked to Jon DiPietro of Liberty Digital Marketing for Web Savvy.  Jon shared about the recent threat of hacking into smartphones with fingerprint scanners.  He spoke about a court ruling in which the Government was given the authority to force consumers to unlock their phones and shared about a number of cases of hacking....

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Cyber Warfare: A Russian Controversy

(Hour 1c) Jon DiPietro of Liberty Digital Marketing spoke to Rich about the Russian hacking controversy for this week’s Web Savvy segment.  Jon discussed a report that was released by the U.S. intelligence community regarding the hacking.  They talked about hacking claims in Vermont and they discussed the cyber warfare that is currently underway. ...

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Web Savvy: Russian Hacking Controversy

(Hours 1b,c) Jon DiPietro of Liberty Digital Marketing talked to Rich about the Russian hacking scandal that took place during the Presidential race for this week’s Web Savvy.  Jon pointed out that the FBI has not looked at any of the DNC servers at this point and talked about inconsistencies found within the situation. Here is a link to the original Crowdstrike report commissioned by the DNC in June, 2016: Bears in the Midst: Intrusion into the Democratic National Committee On December 29, the Obama administration released a Joint Analysis Report that made the picture even more muddled. Here’s a...

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Jon DiPietro on Candidate Boot Camp

(Hour 1c) Guest host Ann Marie Banfield of Cornerstone Action spoke this morning to Jon DiPietro of Liberty Digital Marketing for Web Savvy.  They talked about Jon’s Candidate Boot Camp.  Tune in, especially if you have any political aspirations. Click here for more...

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The Marketing of Drug and Alcohol Education

(Hour 1c) Guest host State Representative Victoria Sullivan spoke to Jon DiPietro of Liberty Digital Marketing for Web Savvy.  Jon tackled the embedded drug and alcohol education that the Federal Government is pushing.  Tune in to hear his thoughts from a marketing perspective....

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Facebook Account Cloning and an Evernote Update

(Hour 1c) Jon DiPietro of Liberty Digital Marketing opened up the Web Savvy segment by giving the listeners a public service announcement.  He then told Rich about Facebook account cloning and an Evernote update, which has upset some users.  Tune in to get all of the details....

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