Decided to pick up from multiple platforms and put my collection of notes, skills, experience, and opinions in one place so I can just refer disbelievers to this authoritative blog and save us all time and energy 🙂 I will copy old and add new content as I come across them. Better late than never … which is BTW not always true. Expect some intermingling of reality and comedy – ever so relevant now.
IBM researchers have injected viruses with neural nets, making them stealthier and precisely targetable.
When you engage in recreational gambling, you are not simply playing against the odds, but also battling an enemy trained in the art of deceit and subterfuge.
Slot machines are designed to deceive. Here’s how.
On the night of August 8, 2008, Georgian troops started shelling Tskhinvali, the capital of South Ossetia, and then began their assault on the city. Within a few hours, Russia’s armed forces entered Georgia, leading to a five-day war that cemented South Ossetia’s secession. The conflict was fought not only on Georgian soil, but also in cyberspace, where Russian hacker groups hijacked the websites of Georgian news outlets and state agencies. This was the moment when Moscow first turned its attention to Russia’s so-called “patriotic bloggers,” and started relying systematically on their services, which were provided both voluntarily and compulsorily.
Airbus’s Zephyr solar-powered drone flew for 25 days straight during a test-flight over Yuma, Arizona beginning on July 11, 2018. The flight represented a record for aircraft endurance, breaking the previous 14-day record also set by a Zephyr back in 2015.
This bot puts the “deep” in deep learning.
To understand how digital technologies went from instruments for spreading democracy to weapons for attacking it, you have to look beyond the technologies themselves.
Tech competition is being used to push a dangerous corporate agenda.
Filip Liu, a 31-year-old software developer from Beijing, was traveling in the far western Chinese region of Xinjiang when he was pulled to one side by police as he got off a bus.
A Google DeepMind AI system can identify dozens of eye diseases and point out the portions of scans it relies upon to make diagnoses.
There’s a lot of emphasis on cyber threats, but the government is increasingly vulnerable to gaps in supply-chain security.