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Misztal: ‘There Are Neither Incentives Nor Penalties For Companies To Adopt Cyber Security Standards’ – Interview

By Oğuz Kaan Pehlivan USAK Center for American Studies conducted an in-depth interview with Blaise Misztal, Foreign Policy Director of the Bipartisan Policy Center in Washington D.C., on the protection of critical infrastructure in terms of cyber security, and legislative and regulatory restrictions in cyberspace. Why is it important to protect critical infrastructure? We are […]

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Credit card


Fraud-Proof Credit Card Possible Because Of Quantum Physics

Cards, such as identification cards and credit cards, could soon be impossible to hack thanks to a system based on quantum physics. Researchers from the UT research institute MESA+ and the Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) have together developed a method with that can authenticate physical objects that are impossible to copy. Technologists are fighting […]

3D Christmas trees. Photo credit: Simon Fraser University
3D Christmas trees. Photo credit: Simon Fraser University


How To Print 3D Christmas Tree Efficiently And With Zero Material Waste

Just in time for Christmas, Simon Fraser University computing science professor Richard Zhang reveals how to print a 3D Christmas tree efficiently and with zero material waste, using the world’s first algorithm for automatically decomposing a 3D object into what are called pyramidal parts. A pyramidal part has a flat base with the remainder of […]

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Twitter


Saudi Arabia: Haia ‘Virtue Police’ Closed Over 10,000 Twitter Accounts In 2014

By Ibrahim Naffee Saudi Arabia’s Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice (Haia) has shut down 10,117 Twitter accounts during the year because of religious violations, its spokesman, Turki Al-Shulail, has revealed. “Their users were committing religious and ethical violations. Haia blocked and arrested some of their owners. However, it was […]