Tuesday Tip: Encrypting My Phone, Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying About a Stranger Accessing My Data

Tuesday Tip: Encrypting My Phone, Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying About a Stranger Accessing My Data Losing your phone is the worst: you aren’t just out of a phone—you also have to worry about a stranger… Read More

CREDO is Fighting Trump’s Dangerous Tax Scam

CREDO is Fighting Trump’s Dangerous Tax Scam Paying taxes is an American duty and important part of participating in civil society. Our taxes fund public education, Social Security and Medicare, infrastructure, and public safety. But this Tax Day,… Read More

Tuesday Tip: How to Take Great Food Photos With Your Phone

How to take great food photos with your phone When you sit down to a nice meal, which do you pick up first, your fork or your phone? Join the club. We’re all snapping pictures of our plates… Read More

Tuesday Tip: How to Change Your Facebook Settings After the Cambridge Analytica News

Tuesday Tip: How to Change Your Facebook Settings After the Cambridge Analytica News This is the first part of a special three part series on digital security by the Electronic Frontier Foundation.  You shouldn’t have to do this…. Read More

Tuesday Tip: How to Take a Volunteer Vacation – The Alternative Spring Break

How to Take a Volunteer Vacation – The Alternative Spring Break What’s your goal when you travel? Taking selfies – or is it finding yourself? If you’re in search of meaning more than museums, try a volunteer vacation… Read More

How to turn off push notifications on your Android cell phone

What are push notifications? They’re called push notifications. And they certainly are pushy. They’re those constant messages on your phone (ding!) that alert you to a new text, sports score, promo, sale, and everything in between. Some of… Read More

How to Create Instagram Stories

Instagram Stories is one of platform’s coolest features. It allows you to take a series of photos or videos and post them to your Instagram profile, where they stay for 24 hours. After that, they disappear. Sort of… Read More

How to Compost and Keep Your Plants Happy When You Live in an Apartment

How to Compost and Keep Your Plants Happy When You Live in an Apartment If you live in an apartment, you probably have plants. And if you don’t, you should think about getting some, because indoor plants are… Read More

Our Favorite Posters From the 2018 Women’s March

Our Favorite Signs from the 2018 Women’s March Any doubts as to whether the momentum of last year’s historic Women’s March could be sustained were decidedly silenced the weekend of January 20, 2018. Women across the country, and… Read More

6 Podcasts to Keep You Sane During the Trump Era

6 Progressive Podcasts to Keep You Sane During the Trump Era “May you live in interesting times,” goes the old curse. We are certainly doing that. There are billion-dollar corporations getting tax cuts, then announcing mass layoffs. There… Read More