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Society & Education: November 2014


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DEF CON Diversity Panel and IT Girls 2.0

Emily Peed . Nov. 14, 2014

Technology is a globalizing, unifying tool, which is why diverse representation in tech is important. A culture of acceptance will be crucial to stave off the estimated shortage of tech professionals in the near future.
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DEF CON 22: A newbie’s point of view

Balázs Zoltán . Nov. 14, 2014

Because I live in Hungary, I don't have many opprotunities to visit DEF CON. The easiest way to go there is to do a cool research project, submit it to DEF CON, hope it gets accepted, and hope my boss pays my expenses. After reading some do's and don'ts about ...
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DEFCON 22: A first-time speaker experience

Mike Thompson. Nov. 18, 2014

DEF CON 22 was the first time I was ever described as non-human; one of many quirky aspects of DEF CON.  A colleague and I spoke for a DEFCON 101 track on how to generate threat intelligence utilizing honey nets. Though this was a highlight, it was not to be ...
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Contemplating “Facebook Nation: Total Information Awareness” (2nd Edition)

Nov. 28, 2014

by Tawny Smith Disclaimer: The author of Facebook Nation: Total Information Awareness is Newton Lee, Computers in Entertainment’s Editor in Chief. When I read the book title, Facebook Nation: Total Information Awareness, I thought it would initially be solely about Facebook, but it traveled far beyond that. The title represents ...
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