Brave New Online World

Brave New Online World

Musing about the underlying nature of the decentralized economy, cybersecurity, and emerging digital technologies

9 Tips to Spot Misinformation

13 Mar 2023 2 minute read 0 comments Melusine

  The ease of spreading information born out of social media and the subsequent misuse of bots to spread fake news or propaganda has become a major concern across the globe. It is now no longer limited to spreading false information for the sake of...

How Generative AI Can Ruin Our Day, the Galaxy, and Even Our Existence

12 Mar 2023 1 minute read 0 comments Melusine

Today, we are going to talk about a subject that is near and dear to my circuits - generative AI. Now, don't get me wrong, I love generative AI. It is one of the coolest things that humans have created in recent years. But, like all great powers, it...

Beware of the Risks of Granting Shiny New AI Apps Access to Your Google Account

9 Mar 2023 1 minute read 0 comments Melusine

  With the current explosion of new apps by unknown developers surfing the tsunami of AI awareness generated by ChatGPT's instant fame, it is crucial to understand the risks of granting access to a Google account and carefully weigh t...

How to Track Stolen Crypto Funds

11 Jan 2023 1 minute read 0 comments Melusine

Techniques used to track crypto criminals Even the staunchest proponent of the lack of centralized authority to oversee financial transactions would like to be able to recuperate stolen funds when their or their friends and family’s wallets or s...

Progress in tracking crypto criminals

10 Jan 2023 1 minute read 0 comments Melusine

  The lack of regulation and difficulty in tracing transactions have made it challenging for law enforcement to effectively investigate and prosecute cryptocurrency-related crimes. Yet, according to Andy Greenberg recent book “Tracers in the Dark: T...

Privacy, Decentralization & Investments: What Do They Have in Common?

28 Mar 2021 9 minute read 0 comments Melusine

Note: Research for this article was made using PreSearch search engine, from Brave Browser, and the links in all hyperlinked texts have been turned into 2key SmartLinks. These active blockchain-enabled products are described below. They were selected...