The Global Frequency

10 January 2021 | Curated by Matt Devost

This was a week full of activity for which there are no precedents. That will require thoughtful analysis as we move forward.  This week on the Global Frequency...

What strategists can learn from the Georgia run-off.  (Read More)

In the conspiracy corner of the Internet, a resounding celebration. (Read More)

The U.S. government attributes SolarWinds attack as likely being of Russian origin. (Read More)

CISA defies DHS information request to protect the confidential information of their private sector partners. (Read More)

The man who bet against QAnon on prediction markets. (Read More)

An interesting breach of sealed court records. (Read More)

Could AI help us speak with animals. Interesting as this was the permits of the book Breakthrough by Michael Grumley and I thought the approach in his novel was very achievable. (Read More)

The mutated virus is a ticking time bomb. (Read More)

What AI can and can't do for the Intelligence Community. (Read More)

Old spy satellites are being repurposed to combat global warming. (Read More)

Guy finds $4.3m in Bitcoin on the old computer his grandpa used to let him game on.  We'll see a lot more stories like this in the future. (Read More)

Fact or Fiction:
I was looking for something a little bit different to read by the fire over the Christmas holiday and read the delightful spy thriller "The Spy Who Came for Christmas" by David Morrell.  (Amazon Link)

Quote of the Week:
“If there is a rifle hanging on the wall in act one, it must be fired in the next act. Otherwise it has no business being there.”  - Anton Chekhov

Recommendation of the Week:
It will cost you $100, but you can not buy a mail-in Covid testing kit on Amazon.  I've bought one of these, just to help with planned testing (e.g. I want to visit my father and want a negative test result before I drive to Vermont).   (Link)

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