Business

Video game worlds are often devoid of children—here's why

While the potential benefits or drawbacks of children playing video games receives a lot of attention, little notice is taken of the place of children within video games themselves. However, the representation of children ...

Computer Sciences

Data scientist builds a detailed network map of 'The Witcher'

"The Witcher," a fantasy novel series by Andrzej Sapkowski, has become increasingly popular, following the release of several videogames and a spin-off series by Netflix. The latest season of the show, uploaded on Netflix ...

Internet

'Trojan Source' bug a novel way to attack program encodings

A pair of security experts at TrojanSource have found a novel way to attack computer source code—one that fools a compiler (and human reviewer) into thinking code is safe. Nicholas Boucher and Ross Anderson, both with the ...

Computer Sciences

New model management tool leads to better productivity

In complex multi-domain systems, like robots, experts from different fields combine several models to develop or improve the system. Model management can reduce inconsistencies, and therefore Ph.D. student Weslley Torres ...

Business

Lithuanian agency warns against use of Chinese-made phones

Lithuanian cybersecurity experts are urging the country's government agencies to abandon the use of Chinese smartphone brands after an investigation identified security vulnerabilities and censorship concerns with certain ...

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