The Global Frequency

13 December 2019 | Curated by Matt Devost

For those that didn't hear the news, I've started a new venture; OODA LLC.  A few quick links to learn more:

Launch coverage at Washington Business Journal (Read More)

My personal blog post on my next phase of entrepreneurship.  The Third Decade Problems. (Read More)

A long form view of technology trends for 2019 by myself and Bob Gourley (Read More)

Narrow AI begins tackling cybersecurity problems. (Read More)

Zurich refuses to pay insurance claim of $100m by invoking "act of war" clause surrounding notPetya cyber attack (Read More)

Finland is training thousands of citizens to work in the field of AI. (Read More)

How Facebook uses AI to prevent suicide. (Read More)

A 51% or a selfish miner attack, the risk vector for blockchain based cryptocurrencies, was launched against Ethereum Classic resulting in some coins being double-spent and transactions being halted. (Read More)

DARPA wants to use AI to analyze global chaos and find actionable signal in the noise. (Read More)

AI is using facial analysis to diagnose genetic diseases.  This is the type of innovation we need to be mindful of - lots of potential, but also lots of risk the technology could be abused. (Read More)

This article just scratches the surface on the art of the possible with geo-location tracking.  (Read More)

A cyber attack sends one community back in time. (Read More)

Five emerging cyber threats for 2019 (Read More)

Fact or Fiction:
Have some fun with this one.  "Failed It!: How to turn mistakes into ideas and other advice for successfully screwing up" by Erik Kessels is a much needed reminder that we don't have to be perfect and that failure can serve as an inspiration for success.  This is the type of book you have to buy in physical form to hold in your hand an enjoy the pictures.  (Amazon Link)

Quote of the Week:

“Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill

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