By Dario Taraborelli When researchers write, we don’t just describe new findings — we place them in context by citing the work of others. Citations trace the lineage of ideas, connecting disparate lines of scholarship into a cohesive body of knowledge, and forming the basis of how we know what we know.
Robot law pioneer Ryan Calo (previously) teamed up with U Washington computer science and law-school colleagues to write Is Tricking a Robot Hacking? — a University of Washington School of Law Research Paper.
Calo and co are looking at the intersection of adversarial examples (blind spots in machine learning systems that make itRead More
University of Texas law professor Bobby Chesney has developed a detailed syllabus for a course in “Cybersecurity Foundations: Law, Policy, and Institutions” that is aimed at grad students from law, business, engineering, and computer science.
It’s an ambitious and far-reaching interdisciplinary approach to a critical subject; Chesney’s accompanying article on Lawfare describes theRead More
The Security Innovation Center is a lobbying group backed by CompTIA, CTIA, TechNet and the Consumer Technology Association for the express purpose of fighting laws that would legalize repairing your own property, or choosing to have it repaired by third parties.
The group released a push-poll that showed that people were (quiteRead More
Tesla sells both 60kWh and 75kWh versions of its Model S and Model X cars; but these cars have identical batteries — the 60kWh version runs software that simply misreports the capacity of the battery to the charging apparatus and the car’s owner.
This model of technological fuckery with a long, dishonorable traditionRead More
During the five weeks after hackers stole 143 million Americans’ data from Equifax, and while its execs were selling off their stock by the millions, the company sprang into action, producing an insecure site for checking whether your own data was breached that produces the same output no matter what name and SSN youRead More