Of the 22 outlets who replied conclusively, 12 of them—more than half the total—were willing to publish paid content without disclosing it as such.
Helen Hai worked for Chinese shoe manufacturer Huajian Group, which operates a large factory in an industrial zone outside Addis Ababa, and which has been criticized for the conditions it imposes on employees in both China and Ethiopia.
The MRW website aims to guide non-technical users through resolutions to three problems: unwanted in-browser mining, unwanted system mining, and ransomware.
In July, the Maltese parliament passed a set of bills to create a legislative framework for blockchain technology, signaling that the ‘Blockchain Island’ was open for business.
Blockchain and the Law explores the implications of the technology in its broadest sense, positioning it in context of the evolution of the internet, and the development of artificial intelligence and autonomous systems which are continually touching more areas of our daily lives. In an interview, BREAKER spoke with the authors about code, crypto-anarchy, blockchain murder contracts, and more.
On May 1, 2017, across the Azraq refugee camp in Jordan, 1,500 mobile phones signaled an incoming message, and the United Nations’ trial for aid distribution on the Ethereum blockchain hit the real world.
When engineers at Shell’s Ormen Lange gas processing plant in Norway wanted to inspect the 70 metre tall flare stack, the plant had to shut down for up to two weeks. Today, these checks can be done in just a few hours, during which the plant remains fully operational. Why? Because aerial drones fitted with cameras and other sensors are capable of accessing areas that previously required complicated rigging or scaffolding to accommodate human inspectors.
The U.S. is constructing its own data set from one million people to be used for medical research; whether it will help people or reinforce structural issues remains a question.
A database listing the names and locations of employees working for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)—pulled from publicly-available information on LinkedIn—was removed from major web platforms on Tuesday, just hours after its publication by programmer and artist Sam Lavigne.
To shed light on the individuals participating in the program—described as “unconscionable” by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on Monday—Sam Lavigne, a New York-based artist and programmer, published a dataset of the LinkedIn profiles of 1,595 people who self-identified on the site as working for ICE.
Canada has always been defined by the vastness of its territory and its wealth of natural resources, especially in comparison to the small population. But today, the nation is in the first stages of a scramble for a new kind of digital resource.