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The Global Frequency

8 November 2020 | Curated by Matt Devost

A long week in the long fall.  This week has been all about numbers.  Record turnout and counting votes in the backdrop of a new high for Covid cases.  This week on the Global Frequency...

Cyber Command expands operations against China, Russian, and Iran. (Read More)

SEC Chairman says cybersecurity threats to corporations are present now more than ever. (Read More)

The Booz Allen Cyber Threat Trends and Threat Landscape report is on my must-read list every year.  Great insights in the 2021 report released this week. (Read More)

A few weeks ago I included a story about hackers trying to crack a high value Bitcoin wallet.  The money in the wallet just moved, so was it cracked or did the owner get nervous and move the money?  Nope.  Seized by the USG.  Turns out Silk Road was a tech unicorn. (Read More)

U.S. government posts more Russian malware to VirusTotal. (Read More)

Visualizing the top private equity firms. (Read More)

The next big breakthrough in AI. (Read More)

The AI defeating automated fact checkers. (Read More)

OODAcast, your guide to the first 40 episodes.  We've put a lot of work into this, and I hope you'll check these out. (Read More)

Fact or Fiction:
I dabbled in and out of Mark Fisher's blog for many years often found the concepts, ideas, and discussion to be thought provoking. His concept of hauntology and lost futures questioned our ability to imagine futures different from the present and has been articulated by others like William Gibson or even the manifesto on the famous tech VC Founder's Fund web site.  I decided to add a physical copy of "K-punk: The Collected and Unpublished Writings of Mark Fisher" to my library and given the short collected essay nature of the volume it is something that is easy to dip in and our of for inspiration. (Amazon Link)

Quote of the Week:
"Often the biggest changes in history are the achievements of thinly documented, informally organized groups of people." - Niall Ferguson

Recommendation of the Week:
The best case I've found for my AirPods Pro. (Read More)

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