Church tech can be a minefield. There’s lighting, sound, Church Management Software, IT, websites, streaming, cyber-security and much more. And, with limited staff and expertise, it can be overwhelming. In small to medium size churches, resources are often stretched. And, the pastor, with a small staff compliment and volunteers must be experts of sort in everything. While having knowledgeable volunteers can be helpful, it’s not always the case.
Is “free” really free?
What is the cost of free?
And do you get what you pay for?
This is what we discuss on this week’s episode — and would to love to hear what you think!
We have spoken a lot about security. One can never assume they’re completely immune from being compromised. Risk of social engineering, where hackers convince customer support to give them your password, is real. Hacks into a database could see millions of accounts stolen. Security breaches have happened before and are happen from time to time.
The question is, do you know if you have been pwned? Pwned is a term that means that you have an email and or password that have been compromised. The best way to figure out if you have been pwned is to visit the site HaveIBeenPwned.com
Well, have you?
Find out — https://haveibeenpwned.com — and then do something about it!
Do you run updates now or later?
Are you all about having the latest and greatest features?
And what about security updates? For your laptop, phone, or WordPress install?
Let’s talk about it.
As time goes on, we see Artificial Intelligence slowly moving from simple “if this, then that” commands, which are not AI, but simple decision matrix, into much more powerful technologies. Some speculate that a self-learning AI either is already here or is coming very soon.
That said, the things being put into cars are not what we would call true AI, because we as people are still holding onto the moral decisions, instead of a computer. So what’s missing that computers need to learn for true AI to be working? Emotions.