Free “vCISO Clinic” offers Resource-Constrained InfoSec Leaders a Helping Hand – Tempemail

Leaders in the InfoSec field face a strange dilemma. On the one hand, there are hundreds of thousands of resources available to find online to read (or watch) if they have questions – that’s a benefit of a digital-first field. On the other hand, most leaders face challenges that – Continue Reading

She broke her NDA to speak out against Pinterest. Now she’s helping others come forward | Pinterest

For months, Ifeoma Ozoma couldn’t tell anyone – not even her closest friends and family – why she had left her high-profile job at Pinterest. Even as she gave speeches about her work at the tech company, a non-disclosure agreement (NDA) she signed forbade her to share the reason for Continue Reading

How a hi-tech search for Genghis Khan is helping polar bears | Endangered species

Genghis Khan got his dying wish: despite attempts by archaeologists and scientists to find the Mongolian ruler’s final resting place, the location remains a secret 800 years after his death. The search for his tomb, though, has inspired an innovative project that could help protect polar bears. “I randomly tuned Continue Reading

Digital world-beater Arm needs a helping hand from Boris Johnson | Arm

Last September, Nvidia, the American manufacturer of graphics processing chips, and the Japanese company SoftBank announced an agreement under which Nvidia would acquire the British chip designer Arm from SoftBank for $40bn. Since SoftBank had acquired Arm in 2016 for $32bn, you could say that a 25% profit on a Continue Reading

NFTs are helping artists solve a vital problem: who owns digital artwork? | Digital art

The artist Kevin Abosch has sold a picture of a potato for $1.5m, made a neon sculpture inspired by cryptocurrency, and even sold his own blood on the blockchain. So in many ways, entering the world of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) was the next logical step for the 51-year-old Irish artist, Continue Reading

‘Just write STOP’: the teenager helping Polish women flee abuse | Sexual violence

In April 2020, weeks after Poland went into its first Covid-19 lockdown, Krysia Paszko, a 17-year-old high school pupil, watched a TV report about Europe’s surge in domestic violence cases, which had increased by up to 60% on 2019, according to the World Health Organization. Poland’s largest women’s rights centre, Continue Reading

Dr Feel Good? The NHS DJ helping lift Covid gloom for millions | Society- Tempemail

It has been another gruelling week of night shifts caring for Covid-19 patients in intensive care in Birmingham, but Dr Kishan Bodalia is already gearing himself up for his next DJ set. While nightclubs and musical festivals may be off the cards, Bodalia has found fame performing DJ sets in Continue Reading

Facial recognition for pigs: Is it helping Chinese farmers or hurting the poorest? | Artificial intelligence (AI)

A slender snout. Shapely, upright ears. Like humans, pigs have idiosyncratic faces, and new players in the Chinese pork market are taking notice, experimenting with increasingly sophisticated versions of facial recognition software for pigs. China is the world’s largest exporter of pork, and is set to increase production next year Continue Reading

Streaming platforms aren’t helping musicians – and things are only getting worse | Culture

When I worked as an artist manager, there was one nerve-wracking question I was asked repeatedly: “Should I tweet this?” It wasn’t just from unhappy musicians. It came from disillusioned label managers, miffed agents and even the odd publicist, and the subject matter of the Tweet was always the same: Continue Reading

VW pulls plug on helping with £2,500 repair bill | Money

Our VW Passat GTE – a plug-in electric hybrid – completely died a few months ago. Because it is just outside its three-year warranty, VW wants to charge me more than £2,500 to fix it. The car refused to turn on and, instead, displayed a “hybrid system error”. My breakdown Continue Reading