Tag Archive For "Editorial"


Internet Laws: the Russian Federation
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Internet Laws: the Russian Federation

Freedom of Speech. One of the fundamental human rights with probably the longest history of oppression. When the internet gained more popularity, it became a platform for the freedom of speech to be accessible. Now, more freely than ever, anyone can express what they want, when they want and the way they want it. However, …

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Privacy Explained: What It Is, How It Is Challenged, and What to Do About It
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Privacy Explained: What It Is, How It Is Challenged, and What to Do About It

With notions of privacy mentioned every month now due to yet another violation on part of some big tech company, social network, or a government, it may seem that the world has entered the new phase of struggle between regular people and powers that be. While it may sound pretentious, it’s not really far from …

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Get Ready for Quantum Leap: World Governments Engage in Quantum Arms Race
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Get Ready for Quantum Leap: World Governments Engage in Quantum Arms Race

Ever since the eighties, when the very idea of quantum computing was introduced, the thought of creating a machine that uses the laws of quantum physics to enhance the computational power to a yet unseen scale was haunting the engineering community. Though, as it turns out, computer engineers, physicists, and entrepreneurs aren’t the only ones …

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Patents in the US: Definition, Types, Pros and Cons
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Patents in the US: Definition, Types, Pros and Cons

In our hi-tech world, it’s seemingly easy to create something new and disruptive. Still, nobody wants to see their inventions counterfeited or used without any compensation or respect to the author. Here’s where patents come in handy: they are able to protect your intellectual efforts and possible profits stemming from them. But some say that …

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Whitelist: Definition, Types, Features
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ICO Whitelist: Definition, Types, Features

In the world where the unlimited reign of uncontrollable ICOs is in obvious decline, most projects seeking to raise funds for their endeavors opt to use whitelisting, a model that enables them to personally meet their potential contributors and decide whether they really want to take their money. Why are they so selective? What this …

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Predictive Policing: Can a Crime Be Precisely Foreseen?
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Predictive Policing: Can a Crime Be Precisely Foreseen?

Predicting crime has always been the way to solve the ever fluctuating crime rate, especially since Minority Report hit the theaters. However, are there existing tools so advanced they can match the unprecedented crime prediction level? And, are they also reliable enough to do that? In this article lawless.tech takes a look at so-called predictive policing, …

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