Tag: security

“Anger, Love & Innovation” | Esigie Aguele | TEDxArgungu

Esigie tells a story of how emotions can be a drive to innovate and solve the persisting problems in societies Esigie Aguele is the Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of VerifyMe Nigeria, a technology firm specializing in employment history reporting...

/ September 13, 2019

Innovación para la seguridad y la paz | Arturo Huicochea Alanís | TEDxUAEMex

Innovación para la seguridad y la paz. La seguridad es un tema pendiente para algunos gobiernos de América Latina. En su charla, Arturo nos presenta una propuesta por medio de la combinación de la acción gubernamental y la acción social...

/ September 10, 2019

Beyond the uniform | Una Jennings | TEDxStormont

There are many different definitions of the word imagine. Una’s favourite is ‘to believe that something probably true’. It gives us the murmur of potential, as individuals, as families, as communities – the beginnings of hope. These beliefs are formed...

/ September 10, 2019

How to deal with unknown threats | Christof Paar | TEDxRuhrUniversityBochum

How to deal with unknown threats - the story of hardware trojans | Christof Paar | TEDx Ruhr University Bochum #tedxrub2019 #embracetheunexpected #cybersecurity In this thought-provoking talk renowned cryptologist Christof Paar not only gives examples on how new cryptographic applications...

/ August 28, 2019

In Our Hands: The Future of proactive health is a heartbeat away | Dr Robert Adams | TEDxNorwichED

Some find their mission in life through a pivotal event. For Dr. Robert Adams, this was a diagnosis of a brain tumor Glioblastoma “GBM”, which set him on a journey - at the pace of a ticking time bomb -...

/ August 26, 2019

U.S. Government Using Amazon’s Facial Recognition Technology

Dan King from Young Voices gives the low down on the U.S. government using Amazon's facial recognition technology. Where do they get their data from? Who else uses this type of technology? Have we entered an Orwellian era of Big...

/ January 8, 2019

The emerging plan to save the American labor movement

The Center for American Progress (CAP), one of Washington, DC’s most influential liberal think tanks with deep ties to the Obama administration and Hillary Clinton campaign, has proposed a big idea for raising Americans’ wages. A paper by CAP’s David...

/ September 3, 2018

Despite lack of visa, Chelsea Manning presses on with speaking tour via video link

Updated September 03, 2018 00:13:15 Photo: Chelsea Manning continues with the Antidote speaking tour via video. (ABC News) United States whistleblower Chelsea Manning, who is yet to receive a visa from the Federal Government to enter Australia for a speaking...

/ September 2, 2018

Pentagon cancels aid to Pakistan over record on militants

The U.S. military said it has made a final decision to cancel $300 million in aid to Pakistan that had been suspended over Islamabad's perceived failure to take decisive action against militants, in a new blow to deteriorating ties. The...

/ September 1, 2018

Inside the Pomp and Circumstance at John McCain’s Funeral   

The invited guests started to line up about 7:15 a.m. By the time doors  of the Washington National Cathedral opened at 8, two hours before the start of Senator John McCain’s funeral, hundreds were waiting. The queue snaked out to...

/ September 1, 2018

‘We Gather Here To Mourn The Passing of American Greatness’

Anyone searching for the message and meaning of John McCain’s soaring funeral in the National Cathedral need look no further than the third verse of the Navy Hymn, “Eternal Father, Strong to Save,” the moving prayer that has sent generations...

/ September 1, 2018

John McCain: Obama and Bush pay tribute at Washington service

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMeghan McCain: "We gather here to mourn the passing of American greatness" Ex-presidents Barack Obama and George W Bush have paid tribute to Senator John McCain at a memorial service at Washington's...

/ September 1, 2018

Palestinian anger as US ends funding for UN agency

Palestinians have reacted angrily to a US decision to end all funding for the UN agency that assists millions of refugees, seeing it as a new policy shift aimed at undermining their cause. Washington, which until last year was by...

/ September 1, 2018

Rahm’s “solutions” to gun violence are the problem

CHICAGO HAS been in the headlines once again after the city was rocked by gun violence over the summer, including several weekends when the number of shooting deaths reached double digits. Once again, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Police Department...

/ August 30, 2018

Labor Board Backs Engineers Who Were Fired for Unionizing

The National Labor Relations Board is joining the fight by a group of engineers who want to form a union at a small San Francisco software company. The NLRB Tuesday issued a complaint against Lanetix, alleging the company violated federal...

/ August 29, 2018

Bernie Sanders’ problem with Amazon

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders is seeking additional information about the working conditions in Amazon warehouses in advance of legislation he’s preparing to introduce on September 5.  Income inequality was, after all, the centerpiece of Sanders’ 2016 presidential campaign. It was...

/ August 29, 2018

Vigilantes with a Badge: Warrior Cops Endanger Our Lives and Freedoms

By John W. Whitehead “There are always risks in challenging excessive police power, but the risks of not challenging it are more dangerous, even fatal.”—Hunter S. Thompson, Kingdom of Fear: Loathsome Secrets of a Star-Crossed Child in the Final Days of...

/ August 28, 2018

Deloitte: Tech and Telecom Execs Plan to Invest Millions in Blockchain

A new survey from Deloitte found that 40 percent of executives from the telecom, media and technology (TMT) space want to invest millions in blockchain research during the next year. Published Tuesday morning, the findings – included in a report from...

/ August 28, 2018