There’s really no such thing as security in the abstract. Security can only be...– Schneier on Security: Security in 2020
Air Force Blocks Access to Sites That Posted... →
infoneer-pulse: The Air Force is barring its personnel from using work computers to view the Web sites of The New York Times and more than 25 other news organizations and blogs that have posted secret cables obtained by WikiLeaks, Air Force officials said Tuesday. When Air Force personnel on the service’s computer network try to view the Web sites of The Times, the British newspaper The...
The Wikileaks scandal is more than just a... →
I wrote a quick post with a few scenarios on where this could lead us: Wikileaks and the future. This article is relevant for this… Even if I think more things are at stake than just the Internet. infoneer-pulse: You’ll have been following the Wikileaks saga, of course, because it is novel and interesting. Maybe you like it because it looks like a live action retelling of Enemy Of The...
In a class discussion yesterday, we were talking about Foucault and his belief...– Wikileaks, censorship and the chilling effect «
Innovate on Purpose: The failure of managing... →
This is one of the more subtle ways innovations are stopped from becoming reality, they are unconsciously being reframed into the traditional organizational processes by the people hearing the idea being presented… The new folks on the team assumed that while the ideas were radical, they could be aligned and softened to work within existing frameworks, projects and processes. They had...
How America will collapse (by 2025) - U.S. Economy... →
…four scenarios. Could #wikileaks be part of the story in any of these or could it open up the mythical fifth scenario?? A soft landing for America 40 years from now? Don’t bet on it. The demise of the United States as the global superpower could come far more quickly than anyone imagines. If Washington is dreaming of 2040 or 2050 as the end of the American Century, a more realistic...
OUDaily.com | COLUMN: A nude awakening — TSA and... →
A relevant article discussing the security theatre in airports… Security for the sake of security is pointless — I can assure you that the risk of terrorism would be neutralized if airline passengers were required to board planes naked but such a requirement would be so intrusive and humiliating that security would have lost its meaningfulness. There’s no purpose in security if it debases...
Google Decisive Decade Report.doc →
A report on how Google see the future of work in 2020.
Getting Ahead of the Curve in a World of Cascading... →
Luckily, the avian-flu pandemic did not materialize. But in April of 2010, an unknown (and unpronounceable) little volcano in Iceland began spewing tons of ash into the air, disrupting travel across Europe and forcing the UPS air hub in Cologne, Germany, to shut down. UPS recognized that just as in some of the pandemic scenarios, air travel would be impossible in certain regions. And because it...