WannyCry is still in the news. In fact, it may be a springboard for more exploits as reported in a CIO article, “Expect hackers to build off of WannaCry, Nyetya in 2018.” When it comes to Windows, to be clear, the WannaCry malware did not exploit a Windows vulnerability. WannaCry was installed by a vulnerability that[…]
A recent study by Alessandro. Pluchino at the University of Catania in Italy and his colleagues look at how talent or luck or both affect success and failure. In the study titled, “Talent vs Luck: the role of randomness in success and failure” it’s fascinating to see how it plays out.
The Academy Awards also are known as “Oscars” and “The Oscar” is presented every year by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS). The Oscar was first awarded on May 16, 1929. Since then every year the Academy recognizes excellence in cinematic achievements and is assessed by the Academy’s voting membership. The Oscar statue The Academy Award of Merit is[…]
I was fortunate enough to see the latest blockbuster movie from the Marvel franchise, Black Panther”. I didn’t know what to expect, but I knew I wanted to be someone who saw the movie for two reasons. First, to support my former neighbor and high school competitor “Chad” Boseman. I actually despise the movie theater[…]