As cyber warfare ratchets up across the globe, how can we be sure our national security network is up to the challenge? Human beings cannot always detect anomalous patterns in security data and it is for this reason why more and more cyber security firms are looking to artificial intelligence to provide the solutions to … Continue reading AI and Cyber Warfare: Can Machine Learning Protect Our National Security?
We all know what money is and, more importantly, how to spend it. But how often do we stop and think about how that money is created? Whether it be physical or digital, is the process of money creation the same? How can we tell where our money came from and who it was that … Continue reading Reshaping The Way Money Works: Money for You and Me, Not Markets
Terrorism, it would seem, is everywhere right now. The threat of terrorism is something many of us have had to live with for a long time, and, despite various wars, bombing campaigns and military interventions, we’ve had little success in quelling these forces of terror. But what role do we play in their perpetuation? Are … Continue reading Are We Manufacturing Weapons to Fight Wars or Manufacturing Wars to Sell Weapons?
As much as they may like to give off the impression they can, we all know our government can’t do everything itself. Often what will happen is governments will contract private companies and corporations to deal with certain things for them. Take the IT company, Hewlett-Packard, for example. In 2013, they took in over £1.6 … Continue reading SERCO: The Dark Underbelly of Government Contracting
Back in 2008, the world watched in awe as events that would ultimately lead to what could possibly be the biggest transferral of wealth in the human history shifted into gear.
There are several issues affecting the youth labour market. To start with, there seems to be an apparent skills mismatch. The Futuretrack Stage 4 Report (FS4R) from the Warwick Institute For Employment Research concluded that, in winter 2011-2012, 32% of graduates had jobs that did not require the graduate skills they had gained.
Corruption is a long-standing issue for companies all over the world. The case of Douglas Linares Flinto involves the same countries and industry. He was fired in 2001 by Eni do Brazil (Eni’s Brazilian subsidiary) after reporting several cases of misconduct. Flinto strongly believes that his firing was the result of a retaliation, thus he decided to fight back against the company, a fight which has lasted nearly 15 years.