Blockchain technology has excited corporations, entrepreneurs, and governments with its promise of improved efficiency and security for a wide range of economic, social, and even political applications.
Through a strategic doctrine of electronic and cyber warfare containment, it would be possible for certain strategically significant actors to contain North Korea, while other strategically significant actors simultaneously work toward a peaceful resolution to the issue.
Technologies are developing very quickly. Many of them have the potential to disrupt the way we live. Policy makers and ordinary individuals both must prepare to manage the disruptions that come with technological development.
Among the victims were Renault and Federal Express, UK hospitals, Chinese universities, Russia’s Ministry of Interior, and Spanish telecommunications and energy companies. The efforts of countries like China to impose law and order on the internet are likely to see an urgent boost.
Fake news was a prominent problem in the recent French presidential election campaign. In the days before the first round of the election, researchers from Oxford University found that fake news comprised up to “one-quarter of the political links shared on Twitter in France.”
The US flies hundreds of ISR missions every year to collect communications between the target country’s command-and-control centers and radar and weapons systems. The initial deployment of the Carl Vinson strike force was to the South China Sea. Are these probes and the deployment a violation of the UN Charter?
Among all internet tools, social media is one of the most powerful platforms that shape our perceptions of ourselves, others, and the world. With increasing internet penetration, what seems to be a virtual world to the older generation is in fact indispensable to the younger generations.
In recent years, “engaging in cyber warfare” has become part of the parlance used by those who discuss US-China relations. Its use has become even more frequent in the last two or three years. How true are these charges? What is the evidence?
Many people hold the view that economies of scale plus a booming economy are the two sole reasons behind China’ success in e-commerce. Physical infrastructure of telecommunications, information processing, and logistics are also factors.
The phenomenon of Pokémon Go was built on the foundations of the real-world physical Pokémon products of the 1990s and early 2000s which was a runaway hit with kids and its influence shaped an entire generation of American children through primetime TV.