Saturday, August 8, 2020

SECURITY

Big Tweet is Watching You

#BigTweetisWatchingYou

In 1949, George Orwell introduced the famous phrase that causes the innate spine-tingling fear of an authoritarian, censoring, Stalinist, dictatorial, police state: “Big Brother is watching you.”  For some reason, in...
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Net Neutrality and The Dismantling of Regulations

On December 14th, the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) is set to vote on whether or not to dismantle the regulations put in place in February 2015 by the Obama administration.  This...
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Cyber security: How Alexa is permitted to spy on your private life

Chris Middleton explains the implications of Amazon’s latest research – and its efforts to water down consumer privacy protections. Scare stories about Amazon’s Alexa eavesdropping on customers are nothing new, and are...
AI and robotics

How AI and robots drive the next generation of jobs

Chris Middleton explains why the dominant narrative about robots equalling mass unemployment is wrong. However, the nature of work and skills is certainly changing. In 2018, the World Economic Forum (WEF) predicted...

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I Joined the Army

The Marvel Cinematic Universe has made quite an impression in the movie industry. Since the debut of Iron Man in May, 2008, the franchise has grossed over $12.5 billion worldwide at...
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Cryptocurrency: That’s a Big Ripple

The growth of popularity in cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum has been unprecedented. A recent article detailed the meteoric rise of value of Bitcoin ($100 in 2010 would be worth), and...

Finances, Blockchain and the Future of Finance

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock in the middle of the Australian outback for the last year, you’ve certainly heard about the sudden and meteoric rise of blockchain technology and...
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The Nth party: compliance with anti-bribery and corruption laws

For Fortune Global 1000 companies with complex global footprints and multiple third party affiliations, compliance with cybersecurity regulations, including anti-bribery and corruption laws, is a challenge. Global supply chains are inevitably...
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ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

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UK Industrial strategy: A bold vision scuppered by incompetence

OPINION While the British government wrestles with Brexit, it has announced more details of its plans to raise R&D investment to 2.4 percent of GDP, in line with its revamped industrial...
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AI Fantasy Worlds

It seems that fantasy worlds are everywhere, and are now making their way into the artificial intelligence space via AI painting technology. Take the instance of two popular British novel series....
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Underwater robotics: a UK opportunity

Seaborne and underwater robotics for the offshore energy sector could be major opportunity for Britain, according to a new report from Innovate UK. Marine robotics includes Unmanned Surface Vehicles (USVs), which are...

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