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The militarization of information

Dmitry Kiselev, Director General of Russian government-controlled media Agency "Russia Today", said: "objectivity is a myth which is proposed and imposed on us." Today, thanks to the Internet and social media, the manipulation of our perception of the world before the unimaginable happens in time, space and internationally. This is the source of one of the biggest vulnerabilities that we as individual citizens and society as a whole must learn to cope. Today, many actors are using these vulnerabilities. The situation is complicated by the increasingly rapid development of technologies for the production and dissemination of information. For example, over the past year we have seen the transition from the dominance of text and images to the recorded video, and now even displaced live video. Vulnerabilities evolve with the technology, but it reduces the cost of the technology that makes possible the existence of a larger number of actors.

19-07-2017 admin 485 0

Mozilla offers $2 million for the emergency of the Internet
Проект: Future of the Information Society

Mozilla and the national science Foundation, the US announced competition of Wireless Innovation for a Networked Society (WINS) with a prize Fund of $2 million for the alternative concept of the Internet — such peer-to-peer network that is independent of commercial providers.

28-06-2017 admin 872 0

Presented and nominal
Проект: Future of the Information Society

Russian gamers furious: another surge of demand for bitcoin has led to a total disappearance of the cards from the shelves. While some on the wave of hype thinking about himself "to make a friend", others for several months are in line for "iron". "" to understand, fans of electronic money made so much noise, and explains why it's late "mine".

22-06-2017 admin 509 0

From the stores of Moscow lost computer video card
Проект: Future of the Information Society

All because of the growth of cryptocurrencies and the desire of Russians to get them right at home.

22-06-2017 admin 542 0

The most high-profile cyber-attacks on critical infrastructure

One of the strengths of our modern developed society is also one of the most important of its drawbacks. In the current interconnected world, developed high-tech societies depend heavily on the work of a number of services that have now become vital.

22-06-2017 admin 424 0

Google spoke about the development of AI to detect extremist material on YouTube

Google recently got into scandal due to weak moderation of videos on YouTube. As it turned out, on this platform not only published the video extremist content, but there is advertising of famous brands. This caused a real revolution among advertisers. Google accused literally in the financing of terrorism, racism, fascism and other sins. As a result, YouTube had to tighten the test content that hosts the ads. Google in the official blog promisedthat gain more people who will enforce the rules to prevent the appearance of ads on pages with inappropriate content.

21-06-2017 admin 485 0

Why information technology is more dangerous than nuclear weapons
Проект: Future of the Information Society

Now a lot of talk about information security, but to understand what security, need to know what the danger is. In this article, I'd like to open a discussion of the danger of information technology in the form of a comparison of information technology with nuclear weapons.

21-06-2017 admin 436 0

Propaganda can't win. Dominance in technology — can
Проект: New in the military

In the late Soviet era propaganda popular product was the book "Where the threat to peace?" — on confrontation with the West. Today in different live sound almost direct quotes from it, and it causes anxiety and questions: how again as bad as us to survive in "the fray," are we ready for "new challenges"?

15-06-2017 admin 743 0

Information warfare and the digital world
Проект: Future of the Information Society

Any country keen on propaganda, is facing a dangerous loss of sense of reality.

15-06-2017 admin 772 0

The results of the global study on social networking
Проект: Future of the Information Society

The authors publish the results of his research project – "a Global study of the politicization of social networks", which analysed the online communication of the countries of Western Europe, North America, Latin America, Asia and Africa. According to the author's hypothesis, despite the escapism, absenteeism and the atomization of society in modern States, manifested by the rapid politicization of the communities the social networks of the Internet because of the undermining of public confidence in traditional political institutions. The researchers came to the conclusion that the politicization of today's networks yet contribute more to archaism and radicalization of social relations than strengthening the legitimacy of political regimes, democratization and constructive dialogue with the power company.

07-06-2017 admin 1225 0

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