Following a massive denial-of-service attack that effected the likes of Netflix, Twitter and Reddit on Friday, cybersecurity expert Timothy Edgar describes the scope of future cybersecurity threats and the feasibility of forcing organizations to take responsibility.
A research study in which Jeff Colgan is a co-author, found that climate change is causing the Greenland Ice Sheet to melt and could potentially expose radioactive waste at Camp Century, an abandoned U.S. military base.
"The Watson Institute expansion includes the renovation of 65 Charlesfield, a 10,000-square-foot, three-story historic structure on the corner of Charlesfield and Brook Streets, and 20,000 square feet in new construction adjacent to the current institute at 111 Thayer St."
Michael Kennedy in RIFuture.org, "Trump has given license to those who, in the name of opposing political correctness, feel free to demean and harm, in speech and in practice, those they consider inferior."
"Sprawling over two million words and 33 volumes, al-Nuwayri’s “The Ultimate Ambition in the Arts of Erudition” has long been considered a monument of classical Islamic learning. A significantly abridged version is now available in English, translated by Elias Muhanna, a professor of Arabic literature at Brown University."
Jeff Colgan in New Security Beat, "As the ice melts, the camp’s infrastructure, as well as any remaining biological, chemical, and radioactive waste, will re-enter the environment and potentially disrupt nearby ecosystems and human health on a broader scale."
Stephen Kinzer in The Boston Globe, "Exaggerating threats to the United States and downplaying the high cost of reckless intervention have become the daily bread of countless lobbyists, pundits, and politicians."