by Steve Bell

AI-powered malware… theory or fact?

You may have heard of artificial intelligence (AI) driven malware. It’s painted as the stuff of nightmares, smart malicious algorithms that rule the roost in on-going cyber wars, the spearhead of a dystopian digital world, which can mimick a CEO’s emails down to comma, dashes and verbs, malware that can be released by facial recognition and mill...

by Steve Bell

How to help protect children against trolls

Along with cyber bullying trolling is a pretty nasty online activity. Trolling is different than cyber bullying in that those who engage in it make argumentative or offensive statements to get attention and start arguments. It can then spiral with other people joining in. Generally, trolls don’t care who they upset, as long as they can stir up t...

by Steve Bell

Online dating tips for Valentine’s Day

Dating has become even harder because of the coronavirus pandemic and lockdowns. But social distancing hasn't done much to dampen people's desire to meet and connect. If anything it might have given this human need it a bit more of an edge. And with Valentine’s Day approaching this edge might have got a little sharper.

by Steve Bell

International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2021

February 11 is an important day that might slip under the radar if you’re not looking. It’s the International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2021. Supported by UNESCO the day is a reminder that women and girls play a critical role in science and technology communities and that their participation should be strengthened.