Technology

Can AI really benefit cyber security?

  The intro Artificial Intelligence (AI)! Oh my, that sounds exciting and disturbing in the same time. Exciting because man has always fantasized about playing God, and now we are as closer as we ever got to this. Disturbing, because, some say [1] [2] [3], a superior form of intelligence, such as AI, might indisputably […]

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When does technology become a threat to humanity?

What is technology At this point, humanity has reached the highest level of dependency upon technology. This dependency has become so deeply entrenched that it has come to be totally acceptable for some to declare that life might seem meaningless without technology. According to this study, the average American nowadays spends more than 11 hours […]

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How did cyber security become a global issue, and what is to be done about it?

  In the last two decades, one term has become very popular by attaching itself onto many traditional terms related to war, terrorism, security, in order to express the many implications of technological development in our everyday life. “Cyber security” belongs to a wide family of modern terms inspired by the multidisciplinary science called cybernetics. […]

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Can Artificial Intelligence (AI) put an end to the human race?!

If you are even a bit technology savvy  you’d probably run into at least 1-2 posts about AI in your feeds. There’s a plethora of articles out there exploring the multitude of advantages that AI could bring, branching into two rather extreme theories: one of them is that in the near future humanity might need […]

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The money or your data! Some considerations upon the Cambridge Analytica case and its implications.

“In God we trust. All others must bring data.” (W. Edwards Deming, Statistician) “It’s difficult to imagine the power that you’re going to have when so many different sorts of data are available.” (Tim Berners-Lee, father of the Worldwide Web)     I know … everybody talks about this subject. All available media, online and […]

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Big Data or Big Brother?

Social media is all about trading one’s personal information. When you register online you actually choose to provide your personal data (name, email, photos, names of relatives and friends etc.) in return for a service that allows you for a fast and easy way to be in contact with your loved ones. As Jeffrey Chester, […]

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Terrorism and Social Media

Terrorist attacks have become an ordinary happening in today’s world. The more they happen, the less affected we become and the less willing to do something about it. Though, if you give it a little thought, you might realize that terrorists are a Facebook user or a google search away from you, your household and […]

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