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Sight Magazine – Essay: Disaster Relief Crowdfunding Offers Hope in Desperate Times. But who is left behind?

March 10, 2022 MATTHEW WADE At least 21 people were killed in the devastating floods in Queensland and New South Wales. Many have lost everything they owned, in part because of vicious circles of underinsurance. The destruction will also aggravate the situation already housing crisis “beyond gravity”. Some will have no choice but to move […]

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Sight Magazine – Essay: Sudanese protesters don’t give up despite odds

February 10, 2022 LOVISE AALEN and MAI AZZAM Sudanese have taken to the streets for non-violent and peaceful protests for more than three months since the military coup on October 25, 2021. Thousands of demonstrators defied the ban on demonstrations and marched in Khartoum and other cities to denounce the military coup. They are calling […]

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The resignation of Biden’s top science adviser is just another example of the toxic workplace culture plaguing academia, activists say

Eric Lander.AP Photo/Matt Slocum Eric Lander announced his resignation on Monday after an investigation found he had bullied subordinates. Biden pledged to fire bullies “on the spot,” but Lander was allowed to announce his resignation. Activists told Insider this approach is endemic to the toxic culture of the academic workplace. Early in his presidency, Joe […]

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GUEST ESSAY: Threat Actors Use Effective Tactics to Probe and Compromise Vulnerable Networks

When new vulnerabilities are announced or flaws are discovered in public or “off the shelf” applications, several things happen. Word of the risks spreads as attackers and security professionals begin to seek out potential attack targets with the aim of exploiting or protecting them. Related: How GraphQLs widened the attack surface. When Log4Shell first hit […]

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Sight Magazine – Essay: Australia and Norway were once tied in the global anti-corruption rankings. Now we’re heading in opposite directions

In a worrying sign, Australia has fallen in Transparency International’s latest report Corruption Perceptions Index – the world’s most widely cited ranking on the cleanliness or corruption of each country’s public sector. In the 2021 index released today, Australia repeated its biggest annual drop on record – dropping four points on a 100-point scale, from […]

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GUEST ESSAY: An introduction to why AI could be your company’s cybersecurity secret weapon in 2022

Artificial intelligence (AI) is woven into the fabric of today’s business world. However, the integration of the AI ​​business model is in its infancy and small businesses often lack the resources to take advantage of AI. Related: Deploy human safety sensors Even so, AI is useful across a wide range of industries. There are already […]

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Sight Magazine – Essay: How Long Until Midnight? The doomsday clock measures more than nuclear risk – and it’s about to be reset

January 20, 2022 JACK HEINEMANN In less than 24 hours, the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists will update the Apocalyptic clock. It is currently 100 seconds away from midnight – the metaphorical time when the human race could destroy the world with technologies of its own making. The hands have never been so close to midnight. […]

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Sight Magazine – Essay: The Taliban 2.0 aren’t so different from the first regime, after all

January 19, 2022 ATAL AHMADZAI and FATEN GHOSN The international community is watching the Taliban closely, after the group regained power in Afghanistan in August 2021. There is a legitimate reason to be concerned. The Taliban are again rule by fear and draconian rules. A Taliban fighter guards a street in Kabul, Afghanistan, November 25, […]

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Sight Magazine – Essay: How Colonial-Era Laws Are Used to End Independent Journalism in Hong Kong

January 12, 2022 YAN-HO LAI and YUEN CHAN Hong Kong was never a democracy, but it was home to a vibrant media scene and benefited from the free flow of information. No more. The National Security Law, unilaterally imposed by Beijing in 2020, clamped down on protests and effectively banned dissent. This law chilled freedom […]

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Amanda Gorman’s poetry shows why speaking belongs to school

American poet Amanda Gorman reads a poem during the 59th presidential inauguration at the United States Capitol in Washington on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 (AP Photo / Patrick Semansky) Kathleen M. Driveway, Mississippi State University; Mukoma Wa Ngugi, Cornell University, and Wendy R. Williams, Arizona State University Editor’s note: Shortly after Amanda Gorman recited one […]

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GUEST TRIAL: Go Beyond Watermarks to Protect Sensitive Documents From Unauthorized Access

Cyber ​​threats continue to grow and there are still not enough ways to counter them. Related: Why the “golden age” of cyber espionage is upon us The size of the global threat intelligence market has been estimated to be $ 10.9 billion in 2020 and will reach $ 16.1 billion by 2025. Yet, according to […]

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GUEST TRIAL: Here’s how “WFM” tools can increase productivity – and safety – of remote workers

Workforce management software (WFM) is an essential tool that businesses across industries can use to organize their workforce, track employee work and performance, forecast labor demand, and create schedules for employees. Related: Turn workers into safety sensors Most, if not all, WFM software is packed with features that make managing a workforce more efficient and […]

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GUEST TEST: Why Microsoft Exchange Users “Must Have” Strong Data Recovery Policies and Practices

Cloud-hosted email services are widely used as the must-have communication and collaboration work tools for businesses around the world. Related: Armed emails remain the main threat Digital native businesses start from day one relying entirely on Microsoft Office 365 or Google’s G Suite, and most established businesses are at some stage of migrating or adapting […]

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Sight Magazine – Essay: Kris Kringles and Christmas jingles

December 21, 2021 KATE BURRIDGE and HOWARD MANNS “Kondo-ing” (decluttering) has become fashionable. But languages ​​are grabbers that catch on all used clothing, threadbare cushions or old moldy luggage. You never know, these might come in handy someday. Christmas is a great reminder of the importance of hanging on to old items – decorations stored […]

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Sight Magazine – Essay: Plastic waste in the ocean is a global problem, and the US is the main source – new report calls for action

December 07, 2021 MATTHEW SAVOCA, ANNA ROBUCK and LAUREN KASHIWABARA Plastic waste of all shapes and sizes permeates the world’s oceans. It appears on beaches, in fish and even in arctic sea ice. And one new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine makes it clear that the United States is a […]

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Sight Magazine – Essay: Churches Do Not Help Asylum Seekers “Play” With Immigration System

06 December 2021 LÉNA ROSE In November, Emad al Swealmeen set off a bomb outside Liverpool Women’s Hospital. When it became known that Al Swealmeen was an asylum seeker who had converted to Christianity, it was reported that the Home office had accused churches of converting asylum seekers to Christianity in order to “play” the […]

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GUEST TRIAL: Shockwaves from mental illness have started to exacerbate cybersecurity exposures

Mental health at work is changing. Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, which caused feelings of loneliness and isolation to increase, the mental health of workers was under pressure. Related: Capital One hacker exhibited “erratic behavior” According to a recent workforce health survey, 40% of workers have experienced mental health issues in the past year, double […]

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Sight Magazine – Essay: Bringing people of different faiths together to solve the world’s problems is a lofty goal – but it’s hard to know what it achieves

23 November 2021 KATHERINE O’LONE and JULIAN HARGREAVES It is estimated that 84% of the world’s population identifies with a religion. This represents more than 6.5 billion people. Among thousands of world religions, Christianity is the largest, with 2.3 billion followers. The second, and the fastest growing one, is Islam with 1.8 billion subscribers. Religion […]

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3 scientists bring them together

Poetry and science They didn’t always get along. English poet John Keats (who also trained as a doctor) wrote the following in his narrative poem “Lamia” in 1819: “Philosophy will cut the wings of an angel,Conquer all the mysteries by the rule and the line ”. Here, Keats criticizes how natural philosophy – the name […]

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Sight Magazine – Essay: What the 100 Nonprofits That Raised the Most Money in 2020 Say About Charity Today

November 03, 2021 SHARIQ SIDDIQUI, DAVID CAMPBELL and MIRAE KIM The Chronicle of philanthropy posted a list of the 100 non-profit organizations in the country which raised the most funding through charitable donations in 2020. These organizations received approximately US $ 1 of every US $ 11 donated during the year. Three scholars philanthropy and […]

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GUEST TRIAL: Here’s what every business should know – and do – about CaaS: crime-as-a-service

It doesn’t matter if you want to learn a new language or find out how to fix your broken dryer; the tools, tutorials, and templates you need are available online. Related: Use “human sensors” Unfortunately, with crime-as-a-service, so do those interested in trying their hand at cybercrime. The dark web provides virtually everything that potential […]

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Sight Magazine – Essay: Seven Ways to Save Lives on the Frontline of the Climate Crisis

25 October 2021 STEPHANIE SODERO, BERTRAND TAITHE and RAM VADI Every year, the lives of millions of people are destroyed by disasters, both caused and made worse by the climate crisis. From forest fires to droughts, rich and poor countries are increasingly facing emergency room – but the world’s most vulnerable suffer the full brunt […]

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Sight Magazine – Essay: What is the Synod of Bishops? Catholic priest and theologian explains

October 14, 2021 WILLIAM CLARK On October 10, 2021, Pope Francis officially opened a two-year process called a “Synod on Synodality,” officially known as Synod 2021-2023: For a synodal Church. In short, the process involves an expansion of an established institution, called the “Synod of Bishops”. This means bishops around the world will consult with […]

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GUEST TRIAL: A Snapshot of the Degrees of Privacy Privacy Tech Companies Give to Your Digital Fingerprints

In recent years, brands have started to cross the line between convenience and privacy. Buyers love the convenience of the personalized experiences their data powers, but then horror stories like the Cambridge Analytica scandal make people skeptical about how much information companies should collect and share. Related: Apple fights Facebook for consumer privacy Basically it […]

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The embarrassing collapse of the New York Yankees is the perfect example of how vulture capitalism works

The Yankees were supposed to be one of the best baseball teams this year. The team’s greedy front office decisions prevented this from happening. Vulture capitalism has a detrimental effect on sport and entertainment in general. Eoin Higgins is a New England journalist and opinion writer for Insider. This is an opinion column. The thoughts […]

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Sight Magazine – Essay: Global voter turnout has been declining since the 1960s – we wanted to know why

September 24, 2021 FILIP KOSTELKA and ANDRÉ BLAIS Any democratic nation in the world holding a legislative or presidential election in the late 1960s could expect about 77% of its citizens to go to the polls. These days, they can expect more than 67%, a drop that is both problematic and confusing. Research shows this […]

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Sight Magazine – Essay: COVID will likely go from pandemic to endemic

September 22, 2021 LARA HERRERO and EUGENE MADZOKERE Most people wonder when and how the COVID pandemic will end and there are still no easy answers. The word “endemic” is regularly mentioned, especially among leaders and experts in public health as they discuss potential future scenarios. So it’s important to define exactly what would mean […]

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Sight Magazine – Essay: SpaceX Inspiration4 mission sent four people with minimal training into orbit – and brought space tourism closer to reality

September 17, 2021 WENDY WHITMAN COBB Just after 8 p.m. EST on September 15, 2021, the next batch of space tourists took off aboard a SpaceX rocket. Organized and financed by an entrepreneur Jared isaacman, the Mission Inspiration4 promotes itself as “the first fully civilian mission in orbit” and represents a new type of space […]

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GUEST TEST: Why it’s worrying that China has integrated Huawei switches into telecommunications around the world

In the previous discussion, China’s 14th Five-Year Plan was summarized to capture the relevant aspects of Dual Traffic, Digital Silk Road (DSR) and Belt Road Initiative (BRI) which aim to advance China as an economic, technological and foreign country. political power. Both of these initiatives are well-funded, thoughtful, and strategic in their attempts to expand […]