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Are Algorithms Threatening Your Freedom of Thought?
March 15, 2023

Guest: Susie Alegre Freedom of thought the right to form your own thoughts, keep them private and to not be persecuted for your thoughts alone is one of the most fundamental human rights. This rig

Connecting the Unconnected: the Promise of Low Earth Orbit Satellites
March 01, 2023

Guest: Dan York Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellites such as Starlink have been credited with helping Ukraine in the Russo-Ukrainian conflict. Their promise extends beyond military reconnaissance to every

Reality Checking the Metaverse
February 08, 2023

Guest: Enza Iannopollo The metaverse is already here. Companies like Meta, Alphabet, Apple, Microsoft, Nike, Nvidia, Epic Games and even SK Telecom have invested heavily. Thus far, even with 400 mill

Everyday Chaos
January 25, 2023

For centuries, humans sought to control their future, by anticipating the possibilities and planning accordingly. This model, conditioned on observations and experience does not work as well in a ch

Ups and Downs of User Generated Content
December 14, 2022

User Generated Content, known as UGC, has changed the media landscape and business models. UGC includes anything from video, images, text, blogs, and even audio. It has launched protest campaigns, pro

Evolution and Disruption of Cybercriminal Gangs
November 02, 2022

Cybercriminal gangs have evolved into fully-fledged for-profit enterprises that bank on our increasing dependence on digital access to profit handsomely with little to no repercussions. Cybercrime co

The Good Web
October 12, 2022

Globally there are 4 billion people who use social media an average of two hours and 30 minutes a day. At the same time, social media has been simultaneously praised and denounced in equal measure fo

Innovating in a Secret World
September 21, 2022

The US national security and military complex has fostered scientific and technological innovations to gain and maintain the United States security and strategic advantage over its adversaries. Yet a

Global security lessons from the Ukraine war
August 31, 2022

Guest: Chuck Brooks Ukraine has become ground zero for a new kind of war: a hybrid war that blends conventional warfare and cyberwarfare with tactics such propaganda, fake news, and even foreign elect

Bullets or Bytes – the future of warfare
August 24, 2022

Guest: Rafal Rohozinski The Ukrainian conflict is the worlds first hybrid war. In other words, it is the first international conflict playing out on both the battlefield as well as cyberspace. Despi