Past Event

The Dark Side of Mobile Gadgets

Tue, Apr 5 2011 - 6:30pm

The Dark Side of Mobile Gadgets

Robert Vamosi, Author, When Gadgets Betray Us; Contributing Editor, PCWorld; Former Senior Editor, CNET

Chris O'Brien, Business and Technology Columnist, San Jose Mercury News - Moderator

If you thought your privacy was only threatened on the Web, think again. In an age when personal technology devices reign supreme, consumers take gadgets for granted. Award-winning journalist and cybercrimes expert Vamosi contends that the dangers inherent in certain gadgets far surpass their convenience. As technologies continue to develop, people continue to trust them, blindly, sacrificing their privacy and safety in ways they never imagined possible.  

Location: Lafayette Library and Learning Center
Time: 5:45 p.m. networking reception, 6:30 p.m. program
Cost:
$12 members, $22 non-members, $7 students (with valid ID)
Also know: Photo by Nancy Warner