Let’s Stop Focusing on Shiny Gadgets and Start Using Tech to Empower People
Even though Red Burns was one of the most influential figures in the tech industry over the past 30 years — most famous for co-founding the groundbreaking Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP) at NYU, and in a sense, the beginnings of interaction design — it’s not uncommon for technophiles to have never heard her name.
Icefog: The Hacker Crew Trying to Break Into Your Weapons
A new cyber-theft ring from Asia is committing a string of smash and grab-style attacks against suppliers to major military contractors. This isn’t just any hacker crew; its targeting of defense subcontractors means it could easily undermine the integrity of the world’s weapons.
Navy Anticipates Smoother Waters for LCS Mine Countermeasures Module (UPDATED)
The Navy has employed everything from wooden-hulled ships, sophisticated sonar systems and trained dolphins to find and clear underwater explosives. But in future years, it plans to hand responsibility for mine countermeasure missions over to the much-maligned littoral combat ship.