The Global Frequency

28 March 2021 | Curated by Matt Devost

Based on social media posts alone, it seems that this is the week that folks in my network started getting vaccinated, which means in-person get togethers are in sight.  This week on the Global Frequency...

Remember those chained zero-days Google shutdown?  Turns out it was actually a Western government counterterrorism operation. (Read More)

There is money in them cyber hills.  The Metaverse gold rush. (Read More)

A hacktivism resurgence.  (Read More)

Hospital stops surgeries after cyber attack. (Read More)

How to reverse three decades of cyber escalation. (Read More)

AI could enable swarm tactics for fighter jets. (Read More)

Covert action, espionage, and the intelligence contest in cyberspace. (Read More)

An F-35 managed to shoot itself. No one seems surprised. (Read More)

Zoom Free Fridays.  What do you think? (Read More)

One of my favorite moments on Clubhouse over the summer was when Steven Levy joined and I had the opportunity to chat with him about the book Hackers.  Not surprising he wrote one of the best articles on the platform. (Read More)

Rules guiding Facebook censorship leaked and evaluated. (Read More)

Fact or Fiction:
I'm incredibly proud of the interview I did with friend Nate Fick for the OODAcast this week.  I hope you will check it out, but it reminded me to recommend his excellent book "One Bullet Away: The Making of a Marine Officer" to this list.  Nate entered the USMC after graduating from Dartmouth and ended up leading deployments to Afghanistan and Iraq after September 11th.  This is a great read and exemplifies the qualities and insights that helped him become the great leader that he is today.  Highly recommended. (Amazon Link)

Quote of the Week:
"Knowing whose advice to take and on what topic is the single most important decision an entrepreneur can make." - Vinod Khosla

Recommendation of the Week:
Yes, we still need to wear masks.  I'm pretty focused on two variant that include the KillSpencer mask for day-to-day and the UnderArmor mask for on ice hockey coaching. Sometimes, you just need a good disposable mask with appropriate protection and we've defaulted to these KN95 masks.  (Link)

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