• Shutdown Shuts Gov Sites, Everything is Spying on You, Georgia Chooses Poorly

    January 18, 2019

    Dozens of U.S. government websites are off-line due to the shut down because their expired TLS certificates cannot be renewed. (J. Alex Halderman, Washington, D.C., Sep 2016; Paul Friedrichs, Dallas, Feb 2007; Stephen Crocker, Austin, Feb 2004)

  • Hyundai's Walking Car, Wi-Fi 6, Drone Disruption

    January 11, 2019

    Japanese workers are the most sleep-deprived in the world. We’re not helping matters by holding a breakfast meeting in Tokyo later this month. Paul Dumouchel, of Ritsumeikan University and the Université du Québec à Montréal will talk about how we need to rethink the nature of emotion if we want robots to understand humans and serve as therapists, trainers, mediators, caregivers, and companions. Join us at the Westin Tokyo on January 24, 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. 

  • Slime Molds, Bots Beat CAPTCHAs, Proof of Stake

    January 04, 2019

    Send us your wildest, most audacious predictions for 2019. Let’s explore the things destined to make big change possible. (and speaking of—have you seen our 2019 conference calendar yet?