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Sunrise over an empty ballfield

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Analysis & Opinions - CNN

The Unrelenting Horizonlessness of the Covid World

| Sep. 22, 2020

The authors write that the COVID-19 pandemic has erased many of the spatial and temporal horizons that people rely on, even if they don't notice them very often. People don't know how the economy will look, how social life will go on, how their home routines will be changed, how work will be organized, and how universities or the arts or local commerce will survive.

Hospital Beds

U.S. National Guard

Analysis & Opinions - Quartz

Bruce Schneier Says We Need to Embrace Inefficiency to Save Our Economy

| June 30, 2020

Bruce Schneier writes that efficient systems have limited ability to deal with system-wide economic shocks: shocks that have been coming with increased frequency. These shocks are caused by global pandemics, climate change, financial crises, and political crises. In order to be secure against these crises and more, redundancy, diversity, and overcapacity need to be added back into certain systems.

Report - Atlantic Council

The Reverse Cascade: Enforcing Security on the Global IoT Supply Chain

| June 2020

The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to the increasing convergence of the physical and digital worlds and it affects us all. Hundreds of "things" are being connected to the Internet and each other, with more than fifty billion devices expected to be connected by 2030. Many IoT devices are manufactured abroad at low cost with little consideration for security. How can we secure these devices, especially those manufactured outside the United States?

iPad Mini Smart Case

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Journal Article - Journal of Cybersecurity

Privacy Threats in Intimate Relationships

| 2020

This article provides an overview of intimate threats: a class of privacy threats that can arise within families, romantic partnerships, close friendships, and caregiving relationships. The authors survey a range of intimate relationships and describe their common features. Based on these features, they explore implications for both technical privacy design and policy, and offer design recommendations for ameliorating intimate privacy risks.

Fever check table

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Analysis & Opinions - Foreign Policy

How the Coronavirus Pandemic Will Permanently Expand Government Powers

  • James Crabtree
  • Robert D. Kaplan
  • Robert Muggah
  • Kumi Naidoo
  • Shannon K. O'Neil
  • Adam Posen
  • Kenneth Roth
  • Alexandra Wrage
| May 16, 2020

Stephen Walt and Bruce Schneier are two of the ten leading global thinkers that Foreign Policy invited to each give their take on an expansion of government powers as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.