Mar 13, 2013
The Obama administration has identified its own global war on terrorism: cyber attacks. What are the spending implications of raising this alarm?
Feb 22, 2013
Cyber attacks are in the news, but physical sabotage to large transformers would probably cause more damage to the nation's electric grid.
Jan 29, 2013
The European Commission is giving $1 billion to the Human Brain Project, an effort to build a computer model of the human brain. The Pentagon wants to nearly quintuple the size of its cyber command. Experts acknowledge the seriousness of cyber threats, but disagree on the necessity of 4,000 new hires at a time of tight budgets. Plus, an academic journal on driverless cars gives a vision of the future, and it’s not all defensive driving.
Nov 15, 2012
The president has reportedly signed a directive that could change the way the government could fight cyber terrorism. Also, cell phones that can get a charge from a good shake, and climate change's impact on satellites.