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Facebook Is Enlisting Human Experts and AI to Fight Terrorism

Following recent terror attacks, politicians criticized social networks for providing safe spaces for extremism. Now Facebook has announced that it’s developing AI and employing a team of 150 experts in order to become “a hostile place for terrorists.”

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Global Stocktake Shows the 43 Greenhouse Gases Driving Global Warming

The most comprehensive collection of atmospheric greenhouse gas measurements, published today, confirms the relentless rise in some of the most important greenhouse gases. The data show that today’s aggregate warming effect of carbon dioxide (CO₂), methane (CH₄) and nitrous oxide (N₂O) is …Continue reading

Nasa’s Kepler Telescope Finds 10 More Planets That Could Sustain Life

NASA has released its most detailed and comprehensive mission catalog of planets detected by its Kepler telescope. The telescope team has discovered 219 new planets, 10 of which are alike in size to Earth and orbit in the habitable zone of a …Continue reading

How Secure is the Secured?

In 2016 alone, social networks like Facebook and Twitter produced approximately 4-petabytes and 8-terabytes of new data per day, respectively. IBM big data research shows that 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created worldwide every day – so much so that 90% …Continue reading

Smart Cop on the Beat

Dr. Haider Ashraf is the deputy inspector general (DIG) operations, Lahore. He also serves as a commander of the Punjab Police’s Integrated Command, Control and Communication (PPIC3) system recently established under the Punjab Safe Cities Authority. He is credited with pioneering technological …Continue reading

Mr. Robot Killed the Hollywood Hacker

For decades Hollywood has treated computers as magic boxes from which endless plot points could be conjured, in denial of all common sense. TV and movies depicted data centers accessible only through undersea intake valves, cryptography that can be cracked through a …Continue reading

شہری انتظام کیلئے جدید مگر سستی ٹیکنالوجی کی ضرورت

پوری دنیا میں پھیلے ہوئے شہر، خواہ وہ امیر ہوں یا غریب، جدیدٹیکنالوجی کو پوری طرح سے اختیار کرنے کی کوششوں میں مصروف ہیں۔ ان شہروں میں بڑھتے ہوئے چیلنجز کا مقابلہ کرنے کیلئے موبائل ایپلی کیشنز، سینسرز اور دیگر ٹیکنالوجیز میدان میں آگئی ہیں ۔

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