The Economic And Social Media Aspect Of Donald Trump’s Victory

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U.S. President-elect Donald Trump

Originally published in The Huffington Post

Democrats and Republicans alike, parallel to big corporate media across the United States, were nearly 100% certain Hillary Clinton would be the first women elected into White House.
The percentage was somewhere near 98%. Yet Donald Trump proved them flat wrong with a mantra of making America great again. And now, there is a wide economic and social media perspective to review.

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Last week in cybersecurity – Sunday, November 13, 2016

 

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The future of cybersecurity is gloomy, to say the least

 

As the world begins to digest Donald Trump’s shocking victory in the U.S. presidential elections, in this piece I will try to capture the meaning of such a major development for the world of cybersecurity. Continue reading “Last week in cybersecurity – Sunday, November 13, 2016”

President Trump pros and cons: will he deliver on his promises?

 

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U.S. President-elect Donald Trump

 

Originally published in the Netivist

Donald Trump made many promises during the electoral campaign. His controversial statements were severely criticized by his opponents and defended by his supporters. We discuss the advantages and disadvantages of Trump as President of the United States and if he will deliver on his promises. Continue reading “President Trump pros and cons: will he deliver on his promises?”

The Meaning of Trump As President

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Donald Trump, elected President of the United States

Originally published in The Huffington Post

What very few predicted has developed into reality. Business tycoon Donald Trump has been elected as President of the United States. Throughout his campaign he has pledged to remain loyal to his main maxim of “Making America Great Again.” But what does this truly mean? How can we break this into down-to-earth explanations? There are various parameters and factors that must be taken into consideration.

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Last week in cybersecurity – Sunday October 30, 2016

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Cybersecurity concers growing as we speak

News of cybersecurity developments were skyrocketing last week, with a row in Ukraine topping the list. Cyber Hunta is the name of a Ukrainian group that on October 28th went as far as releasing the emails of close aides to Russian President Vladimir Putin, proving how Moscow immensely influenced the separatists causing havoc in eastern Ukraine. Analysts are viewing this as a retaliation attack by Washington in response to Russian political hacking of various servers in the U.S.

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Police body cameras pros and cons – Can bodycams prevent unjustified police killings?

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The challenges concerning the use and regulation of police body cameras

An earlier version of this article was published at the Huffington Post

In the United States, Ferguson made us realize the importance of transparency and further need to hold police accountable and stop police brutality. Charlotte taught us new lessons about how a city police chief should not have the authority to make a decision on whether or not to release bodycam footage. Continue reading “Police body cameras pros and cons – Can bodycams prevent unjustified police killings?”

Remember Zuckerberg’s $3bn plan to cure ALL diseases?

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

While we were all happy about the announcement made by Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Dr. Priscilla Chan, a pediatrician, about pledging $3bn for research to cure all diseases in our children’s lifetime, an in-depth look into this subject may actually call for a better choice of words.

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