predicting the pandemic

This Data Scientist Has A Grim Pandemic Prediction

At the end of September, Ontario premier Doug Ford was predicting a second COVID-19 wave. “We don’t know how bad it will be,” he said – but Stephan Jou had a pretty good idea. The data scientist, who specialises in using artificial intelligence for cybersecurity, had developed a tool with his team to predict the […]

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Should we have a non-COVID-19 hacking code?

Can We Have A Non-COVID-19 Hacking Code?

SARS-CoV2, the virus behind the COVID-19 pandemic, isn’t the only pathogen that’s been spreading around the world lately. It has spawned a corresponding slew of cyber attacks. Unlike many other cyber actions targeting areas like finance and manufacturing, though, these ones could cost lives. Isn’t there an ethical code for attackers during a global crisis […]

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Despite COVID-19, experts warn against online voting

With over 450,000 COVID-19 cases in the US at the time of writing, thoughts are turning to the election in November. If the health crisis hasn’t abated by then, how will the US vote? The US electoral system is fragmented, with states and counties handling the voting process according to their own rules. Wisconsin went […]

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