Nearly everything we do today has a hi-tech aspect. Electric vehicles (EV’s), 5G, the Internet of Things are just a few of the topics to which we need to pay attention. More sinister are cyber fraud, ransomware and crimes that were unheard of as little as 20 years ago. We write about the impact of these trends on our lives. How does Facebook seduce us to spend our time for their advertisers’ profit? How do criminals trap the unwary into giving away access to their bank accounts? Why are EV’s the future of personal transportation?