Month: January 2018

The pluses and minuses of using ‘formers’ in counter radicalisation programs

Can we use a person who has direct experience in terrorism and has decided to leave it behind to help get those to change their minds? A text by Phil Gurski.

The labs that protect against cyber warfare

The world has entered a new era of conflict – offensive cyber-attacks aimed at infrastructure and society, all done without a shot being fired.

Listeria contamination of ready-to-eat foods and the risk for human health

Listeria cases have increased among two groups of the population: people over 75 and women aged 25-44 (believed to be mainly pregnancy-related).

Not everything can go in the dishwasher

Whatever difficult decision challenges we face today, we can be overburdened as they stack up like the dirty dishes! A text by Paul Kudray.

All the catastrophes that the World Economic Forum says we should worry about

Every year, the World Economic Forum (WEF) asks its community of experts what keeps them up at night. Their answer is a collage of our greatest fears.

Theresa May calls for ethical rules to govern use of artificial intelligence

Theresa May has issued a call for international co-operation to develop ethical rules for the use of artificial intelligence (AI).

Will we ever have satellites that can control the weather?

As last year’s devastating Atlantic hurricanes demonstrated, we are at the mercy of the weather. Could we ever manipulate it from space?

Security and Business Continuity top IT spending plans for 2018

Security is the top initiative companies plan to pursue in the next 24 months with investments in patch management, and intrusion detection and prevention.


Trending this week – War on corruption, war on privacy and war on ‘ism’!

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Artificial intelligence predicts corruption

Spanish computer model based on neural networks can calculate the probability of corruption as well as the conditions that favor its appearance!

Coca-Cola announces plan to recycle bottles, Greenpeace criticizes

Environmental group says still too many single-use bottles, while Coke CEO disagrees.

War with an ‘ism’ is a bad idea

Have "terrorism" and "war" become buzzwords that are too often misused? An analysis on the war on Islamism by Phil Gurski.

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