Matt Novak writes about listening devices in an article titled The FBI Can Neither Confirm Nor Deny Wiretapping Your Amazon Echo.
We live in a world awash in microphones. They’re in our smartphones, they’re in our computers, and they’re in our TVs. We used to expect that they were only listening when we asked them to listen. But increasingly we’ve invited our internet-connected gadgets to be “always listening.”
How many of us have read the above article and have decided to change the way we speak, knowing what we can say can be eavesdropped by others?
How many of us have read Pirkei avot ""Know what is above you — a seeing eye and a listening ear" and have resolved to change the way we speak?
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Ellen Futterman offers her best wishes to a Chabad rabbi in an article titled Suffering Seniors; Kudos to Rabbi Novack.
Congrats to Rabbi Hershey Novack, co-director of Chabad on Campus, who is being honored as one of America’s most inspiring rabbis by the Forward, a national Jewish newspaper. His name will be included as part of a larger list published next week by the newspaper, honoring these rabbis for their charismatic leadership within the local Jewish community.
According to the Forward, “In a time of growing secularization and general anxiety about the country’s future, (these) leaders are swimming against that tide and giving their communities a sense of strength and purpose.
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