Crowdsourcing the hunt for software bugs is a booming business—and a risky one

They are the Ubers of the digital security world. Instead of matching independent drivers with passengers, companies like Bugcrowd and HackerOne connect people who like to spend time searching for flaws in software with companies willing to pay them for bugs they find. Recommended for You This cybersecurity gig economy has expanded to hundreds of … Read moreCrowdsourcing the hunt for software bugs is a booming business—and a risky one

The four ways that ex-internet idealists explain where it all went wrong

A long time ago, in the bad old days of the 2000s, debates about the internet were dominated by two great tribes: the Optimists and the Pessimists. Recommended for You “The internet is inherently democratizing,” argued the Optimists. “It empowers individuals and self-­organizing communities against a moribund establishment.” This story is part of our September/October … Read moreThe four ways that ex-internet idealists explain where it all went wrong

Future elections may be swayed by intelligent, weaponized chatbots

The battle against propaganda bots is an arm’s race for our democracy. It’s one we may be about to lose. Bots—simple computer scripts—were originally designed to automate repetitive tasks like organizing content or conducting network maintenance, thus sparing humans hours of tedium. Companies and media outlets also use bots to operate social-media accounts, to instantly … Read moreFuture elections may be swayed by intelligent, weaponized chatbots

Kenya’s technology evolved. Its political problems stayed the same.

In 2007, incumbent Mwai Kibaki won a divisive presidential election in Kenya. Street protests escalated to ethnic violence in parts of the country, and by April 2008 more than 1,500 people had been killed. A decade later, another election also featured widespread allegations of fraud, and more violence. The casualties were lower this time, but … Read moreKenya’s technology evolved. Its political problems stayed the same.

Entity Based Conceptual Dynamic Model: Executed Example

View of Entity Generator: After designing the system with Entities and Entity Relations, you need to press button Save to generate database and web service. The result is like pictures below. When you check the Entity Relation (use as service) then, a folder named that Relation with a custom routing file would be in touch … Read moreEntity Based Conceptual Dynamic Model: Executed Example

Entity Based Conceptual Dynamic Model: Database Design

What does Entity means? As Merriam Webster mentioned: Definition of entityplural entities1 a : being, existence; especially : independent, separate, or self-contained existenceb : the existence of a thing as contrasted with its attributes2 : something that has separate and distinct existence and objective or conceptual reality3 : an organization (such as a business or … Read moreEntity Based Conceptual Dynamic Model: Database Design