Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Skipping towards uncertainty: the evolving threat of deepfakes

Social media began testing our credulity years ago, but society’s techno-information disorder might be getting worse. Deepfakes, or “synthetic” computer-generated videos, are the next generation of truth killer. Our ability to digitally record has held politicians to account for things they said behind closed doors, has mobilised and united people in common struggles, and has...

Tech

The recycling plastic technology

Introduction As is well known in the modern world, plastic is one of the main materials used to produce many goods and products that meet...

New opportunities for start-ups at NovaUCD

Earlier this month we profiled one of Ireland’s incubator facilities for tech start-up, NovaUCD. They run many accelerator programmes to help early-stage start-ups to...

MPAI: a new organization for AI-based data coding standards

The most fascinating aspect of media coding, considering the capillary penetration of media communication today, is its social and cultural impact. Think of mp3,...

Data Mining and Tools

With the increase in internet use for the last decade, the number of data stored has also increased. This data can have many uses,...

Sustainability

Nuclear energy ‘green’ for purpose of EU investment rules: Commission scientists

An expert report for the European Commission finds no scientific reason to exclude nuclear power from a list of renewable energy resources. Made public...

Science

The Red Planet’s rising prospects

NASA’s Mars 2020 mission touched down on Martian soil on February 18th. Since then, the rover Perseverance has been capturing images and the imagination...

Editor's Note

May – Note from the Editor in Chief

Is May the month we go back to normality? I believe YES. I do watch the vaccination program around the world and it seems, that things are moving pretty fast (at least to most countries). So, I believe that we are getting our lives back, which means travelling, business meetings, conferences, meeting people etc. are very near to physically...

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Skipping towards uncertainty: the evolving threat of deepfakes

Social media began testing our credulity years ago, but society’s techno-information disorder might be getting worse. Deepfakes, or “synthetic” computer-generated videos, are the next...

An Interview with Stijn Jans, CEO of Intigriti

Tell us a little about yourself and your previous experiences "Before Intigriti, I was the Founder and Managing Partner of a certified penetration testing business....

Post-Covid Europe needs Intigriti and ethical hackers

Cyber threat hunting is an ongoing process. More and more companies are turning to professionals to carry out a proactive and iterative search for...

Idwall – Building Trust through Data and Technology

Identity theft - a global, billion-dollar worth problem Identity theft poses challenges for consumers and businesses and is a billion-dollar problem worldwide. Every two seconds...

The woman shaking up start-ups in Kenya

Eunice Nyandat is shaking things up in the Kenyan start-up scene. The former cyber security analyst turned marketing specialist has a passion for developing...

Finance

NovaUCD nurturing Irish tech start-ups

Ireland maybe small in size but it is huge on heart when it comes to technology with a growing tech start-up ecosystem and exciting...

Consequences of Covid-19

The chronicles of Covid-19 Undoubtedly, with the emergence of a virus like the Covid-19, we have serious social and economic consequences. The first news that...

Icelandic music scene creating world class scores

When you think of Iceland and music you may think of Eurovison, the song contest or that swan dress worn by one of Iceland’s...

What is Blockchain?

Blockchain is the technology of cryptocurrencies. In recent years the most expensive cryptocurrency is the Bitcoin, has become very popular. Is the future a...

Station F: the breeding ground for French tech innovation

Over its 51,000 square metre campus in the French capital, Station F is home to some 1200 companies. This makes the start-up incubator more ambitious in...

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