The great irony of defending the world against malware is it requires security researchers to, well, mess with malware… wired.com
What is a hacker? Unfortunately the term has taken on a negative connotation recently. Most people think of the hacker is a nefarious individual (or individuals) breaking into computer systems, stealing credit cards and/or identities. Hacker originally meant someone who was skilled in understanding technolgy, taking it apart, modifying it and making it perform in new and improved ways. What most people think of hackers are actually “crackers” in the sense they crack into systems maliciously often destroying files. Be aware that some of our most creative, innovative tech pioneers were once hackers. Such as Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, Mark Zuckerberg and far too many to mention. Fear not the hacker!
I am a geek and I think I’ve been a geek most of my life. Just didn’t know it. “The word geek is a slang term originally used to describe eccentric or non-mainstream people; in current use, the word typically connotes an expert or enthusiast or a person obsessed with a hobby or intellectual pursuit, with a general pejorative meaning of a “peculiar person, especially one who is perceived to be overly intellectual, unfashionable, or socially awkward”… https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geek
People may joke that others spend too much time on the internet, but this intricate series of tubes has become an important part of everyday life—so much so that it’s become a human rights violation to take it away.That’s according to the United Nations Human Rights Council, which passed a non-binding resolution in June that condemns countries that intentionally take away or disrupt its citizens’ internet access… gizmodo.com
Aurion: Legacy of the Kori-Odan is a 2D African Fantasy Action-RPG game that is introducing a new, rarely seen perspective to this genre. The dynamic and impressive gameplay has been more inspired by the “Tales of” series. The main narrative draws deeply from African culture and is hopefully the first entry in a series we call The Kiro’o Tales… aurionthegame.com
The European Parliament voted Thursday (10/30/2015) in support of a resolution that calls on member states to protect Edward Snowden from extradition.The vote, which has no legal force, was 285-281. The resolution urges nations to drop criminal charges and “consequently prevent extradition or rendition by third parties, in recognition of his status as whistle-blower and international human rights defender.”…cnn.com
Women’s roles in the United States workforce changed drastically during World War II. Rosie the Riveter became a cultural symbol representing the American women who worked in factories. Not all Rosies, however, were blue collar workers. Women mathematicians, recruited by the U.S. Army, also helped in the war effort. Their work was classified and has remained obscure for more than sixty years… siam.org