The Specific Absorption Rate, or SAR, of a phone shows how much energy from radio frequency waves is absorbed by body parts – head, torso, whole body, etc. The idea is that phones can be certified as “safe”, while also allowing some sort of comparison between different phones. In reality, the whole thing is a bit of a bad joke. Even the FCC admits SAR is a pretty useless rating! Join me for another fascinating look inside our modern “Wireless Wonderland”! – FCC SAR Database: https://www.fcc.gov/oet/ea/fccid – FCC Guide to SAR: https://www.fcc.gov/consumers/guides/… More techie tips: https://scottiestech.info
This document provides an overview of aspects of the process of digitalization that negatively impact (public) health, essential human rights and democracy. It also contains policy recommendations to effectively address these issues and avert harm. Further, this document is meant to empower the reader to take informed decisions in their own every-day life when interacting with specific technologies and the effects of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.