Cyberculture agenda: “Global Voices Community: We Stand With Hisham

Global Voices Community: We Stand With Hisham


Hisham Almiraat (center) at the Global Voices 2012 Summit in Nairobi with Mohamed ElGohary (L) and Sami Ben Gharbia (R). PHOTO: Ivan Sigal

Anonymous declares “total war” on Islamic State after Paris attacks

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The Anonymous hacking group has declared “total war” on Islamic State, reports Newsweek. The announcement, which came through a series of Tweets and a YouTube post comes just days after a series of coordinated attacks in Paris left more than 100 dead. Make no mistake: is at war with #Daesh. We won’t stop opposing #IslamicState. We’re also better hackers. #OpISIS — Anonymous (@GroupAnon) November 15, 2015 Following the announcement on Twitter the group released a YouTube video with a masked presenter speaking in French.   In it he or she states, “The French people are stronger than you and will…

Anonymous declared war on ISIL
Daily Star Gazette
Anons have publicly supported WikiLeaks and the Occupy movement. Related groups … Dozens of people have been arrested for involvement in Anonymous cyberattacks, in countries including the US, UK, Australia, the Netherlands, Spain, and Turkey.
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Where ISIS Claims It Has Struck, and Why

In recent weeks, the group appears to have struck on three continents, killing hundreds of people.

Should Telegram be banned because it's used by extremist organizations illegal in Russia? Images by Rflor and Mihael Tomic for the Noun Project. Images mixed by Tetyana Lokot.

Should Telegram be banned because it’s used by extremist organizations illegal in Russia? Images by Rflor and Mihael Tomic for the Noun Project. Images mixed by Tetyana Lokot.

The risk of advertising moving online is that the ad is no longer a physical object. Instead it is a bunch of ones and zeros, and it is therefore much more vulnerable to thieves and hackers. Well duh. But it still hasn’t really sunk in just how great a risk digital advertising actually could be.
Google Search Smarter
Google’s search algorithms have gotten better at answering questions over the year, but the company says it’s now taking a new leap forward: understanding the meaning behind your queries. Basically, Google can now break down sentences to work at the intent behind your question, even when you don’t provide direct references for it work off of. For example, these are some the questions it’s now capable of answering: Ordered items such as “who are the tallest Mavericks players?” Questions about a particular time period like “what songs did Taylor Swift record in 2014?” Some more complicated combinations: “Who was the U.S. President when the…

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