3D printing; how we’ll soon be printing out our own ikea furniture

Remember those commercials against music piracy saying “you wouldn’t download a car”? Well, these days you actually can. or at least almost, thanks to 3Dprinting. I don’t know when this technology suddenly became so generally accepted in our society, but I think 3Dprinting is a big deal, so I wanted to contemplate on it a… Read More 3D printing; how we’ll soon be printing out our own ikea furniture

NetMundial and Marco Civil: Brazil’s attempt at protecting Privacy and Human Rights on the Internet

Following the revelation of Edward Snowden of the global mass surveillance by the NSA, Brazil is the first to undertake great measures to govern their citizens’ rights on the Internet. NET Mundial, The two-day  conference on global Internet governance has just taken place in Sao Paulo Brazil. It opened with the historic signing of the… Read More NetMundial and Marco Civil: Brazil’s attempt at protecting Privacy and Human Rights on the Internet

Cyberinterventie in Syrië, een potentieel gevaarlijk precedent

(voorheen verschenen in Mo*) Sinds enkele dagen woedt er een grotendeels geheime discussie in de Amerikaanse veiligheidsraad om Amerika’s cyberwapens in te zetten in de burgeroorlog in Syrië. Er gaan in de VS al langer stemmen op voor een humanitaire interventie in Syrië, en toen er chemische wapens gebruikt werden tegen de bevolking, stond de… Read More Cyberinterventie in Syrië, een potentieel gevaarlijk precedent