Ukrainian White Hat Hackers Best in 2016

While Ukrainian hackers are known the  world over, the white hat hackers are often overlooked, with an emphasis being placed on those involved in criminal activity.  The AIN.ua website recently published  a piece on the Capture The Flag Team from the Ihor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnical Institute which ranked amonst the best in 2016.   The team…

Social media and information warfare: A Thunderclap Case Study

There should be no doubt in any sane individual’s mind that Russia is waging a very hybrid war against Ukraine, which includes social media and information warfare, with all its trolls and scum that try to distract those working in Ukraine’s interest from being positive. As pointed out by Paul Goble, Vladimir Putin is clever…

Special Social Media Reach Offer

Do you have a social media reach of over 100K? If so you may consider lending your reach to an initiative by two Canadians. I was an expat in Ukraine for nearly ten years, my friend is still there. On June 18, 2014 Nadiya Savchenko was abducted by Russian backed terrorists and against the rules…

A Call to Ukrainians and Supporters of Ukraine to Look at Something New

The Ukrainian community regardless of where it is, is always looking for money to support the countless projects that are underway. This has even become more of a reality in the last year. It is time that the community try to find something new in social media. Just over two weeks ago I wrote a…

Tsū: A New and Disruptive Type of Social Media

Every once in a while something new jumps into the foray of social media that either goes unnoticed or really shakes things up. In this case I want to write about the latter case and a relatively new arrival that some social media gurus have called a new and disruptive type of social media. This…

For legal documents: Translator is the way to go

While there are plenty of machine translation tools out their to help with getting a basic understanding of what has been written in a foreign language, there are still many problems with machine translation. Some time ago I was working on a project which would use computer mediated technologies as a way of bridging translaters…

All your social media in one spot

Like it or not social media is here to stay Anyone who has followed the politics of developing democracies will have heard of the term political capture. Now what does political capture have to do with either music in particular or the daily events that make up the music of our lives? Probably not a…

Telenor may sell Kyivstar through deal

The deal worth at least $5 billion signals that neither side is willing to find common ground ld settle its long-standing dispute with Russia’s Alfa Group, presenting a deal worth at least $5 billion that would separate their interests in the promising and lucrative Ukrainian and Russian mobile telecom services markets. The deal serves as…