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‘hanging out the dirty linen’ to delve into the ethics of IT’s role in society.

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Will blockchain fulfil its democratic promise or will it become a tool of big tech? | John Naughton | The Guardian “The problem with digital technology is that, for engineers, it is both intrinsically fascinating and seductively challenging, which means that they acquire a kind of tunnel vision: they are so focused on finding solutions […]

SANDWOEM-Andy Greenberg

As a child, I was curious about hackers at all and this cyber-everything, and every time I was faced with something about our cyberlife eg. about some hackers my curiosity was taking over me and it was made me read it like I was falling in love from the first sight. So that’s why I […]

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Ukraine hit by ‘massive’ cyber-attack on government websites | Ukraine | The Guardian “Ukraine has been hit by a “massive” cyber-attack, with the websites of several government departments including the ministry of foreign affairs and the education ministry knocked out. Officials said it was too early to draw any conclusions but they pointed to a […]

Book Review : Remix

Remix : Making art and commerce thrive in the hybrid economy by Lawrence Lessig is a book that discuss about copyright law and creativity in the Internet era. I chose this book simply because I feel like I’m part of the music industry or “creativity”, although not at the professional level. I think that this […]

Book Review – The System

The System – James Ball Review The Book Called The System is an interesting book written by the author James Ball , which I had been reading during 2 weeks of Christmas holiday. This book is a very interesting and was made for people who are not experts in technology as well. The Author give […]

ITGS Online (weekly) open-source tests of web browser privacy Tags: ITGS, privacy and anonymity, browsers, cookies, cache, https As a new year dawns, expect a fresh assault on big tech | John Naughton | The Guardian “This tulip-mania de nos jours has been happening with cryptocurrencies for a while, but is about to become more frenzied as […]

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Worried about super-intelligent machines? They are already here | John Naughton | The Guardian “This is the dystopian nightmare that Russell fears if his discipline continues on its current path and succeeds in creating super-intelligent machines. It’s the scenario implicit in the philosopher Nick Bostrom’s “paperclip apocalypse” thought-experiment and entertainingly simulated in the Universal Paperclips […]

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Recently uncovered software flaw ‘most critical vulnerability of the last decade’ | Software | The Guardian “The flaw, dubbed “Log4Shell”, may be the worst computer vulnerability discovered in years. It was uncovered in an open-source logging tool that is ubiquitous in cloud servers and enterprise software used across the industry and the government. Unless it […]

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WhatsApp criticised for plan to let messages disappear after 24 hours | World news | The Guardian “WhatsApp users are to be given the option to have their messages disappear after 24 hours, a change that drew immediate criticism from children’s charities. In a blog post announcing the change, WhatsApp, which has 2 billion users, […]

Yess!! Eventually, Apple announced that it will start selling replacement parts. Apple starts carrying a little bit more about its customers, but still not fully because it will be available for only iPhone 12 and 13 lineups in 2022. But it is great for us customers and for apple too because it is more of […]

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