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Radar trends to watch: December 2020

This month’s collection of interesting commodities that point to important trends is dominated by AI. That’s not surprising; AI has probably been the biggest single category all time. But its dominance over other topics seems to be increasing. That’s partly because there’s more research into why AI flunks; partly because we’re beginning to see AI […]

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Four short links: 29 Sep 2020

When Coffeemakers Demand Ransom — So he then examined the mechanism the coffee maker used to receive firmware updates. It turned out they were received from the phone with–you suspected it–no encryption , no authentication, and no system signing. Good-for-nothing impressive here other than it’s 2020 and companies still applied shitty software into their hardware. […]