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FBI Offers Circumstantial Evidence That North Korea Is Responsible For Sony Hack – OpEd

FBI statement: As a result of our investigation, and in close collaboration with other U.S. government departments and agencies, the FBI now has enough information to conclude that the North Korean government is responsible for these actions. While the need to protect sensitive sources and methods precludes us from sharing all of this information, our […]

Internet
Internet


Internet Addiction Affects 6 Percent Of People Worldwide

Internet addiction is an impulse-control problem marked by an inability to inhibit Internet use, which can adversely affect a person’s life, including their health and interpersonal relationships. The prevalence of Internet addiction varies among regions around the world, as shown by data from more than 89,000 individuals in 31 countries analyzed for a study published […]

Cybersecurity


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 […]