Technology

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    Can the Vote Really Be Hacked? Picks of the Week

    No, the presidential election can’t be hacked | CNN US election machine technology is out of date, expert say | CNBC How Clinton, Trump Could Champion Cybersecurity | Dark Reading Although we are aware of the efforts by the Russian government to discredit American democracy and interfere with the election, the chance that a malicious actor can carry out a hack that would change the outcome of the presidential election … Read More

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    The Ethical Challenge of New Technologies

    Lewis M. Duncan, Provost, U.S. Naval War College Humanity is on the verge of multiple new technological revolutions that will change how people work as well as the quality and length of their lives. Join us for a compelling discussion of the ethical and societal implications of these new technologies.

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    Fall 2016 Event Series Announced

    Today the Pell Center announced a wide array of events for fall 2016, encompassing topics ranging from the ethical challenges of new technologies to the history and legacy of slavery in New England. In addition, there are several events covering the 2016 presidential race. Tickets to Pell Center events are free. Please RSVP in advance for each event on the Pell Center’s Eventbrite page, as seating is limited to 100. Call 401-341-2927 with any questions … Read More

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    Pell Center Fellow to Instruct Cybersecurity Course

    NEWPORT, R.I.—The Pell Center’s Senior Fellow for Cyber Leadership, Francesca Spidalieri, has designed and is now teaching a new graduate-level course, Management of Cyber Opportunities and Threats (MGT 558). The course, which is a new core requirement, represents a distinctive feature of the Salve Regina MBA program and is open to students from other academic disciplines as well. Cybersecurity is increasingly central to the purview of senior business executives and … Read More

  • What is the cloud?

    Almost forty percent of the world’s population uses the Internet in some capacity. Every minute YouTube receives over one hundred hours of uploaded material. Four hundred seventy million unique visitors read over thirty three million pages in two hundred and eighty six articles on Wikipedia. Two billion people send over one hundred billion emails every day. The computer itself has gone from the price of a Learjet, to the price of … Read More