Security in Communication Networks-a talk by Otto Spaniol

On  Monday, 23.02.2015, as part of the AComIn project at the Institute of Information and Communication Techologies, BAS we had a wonderful lecture by Prof. Dr. Otto Spaniol from RWTH Aachen University on the subject of Security in Communication Networks: Technical and… Continue Reading

Books about Privacy, Technology, Wikileaks and Anonymous-part I

Since I became interested in Internet Privacy, data gathering and web tracking, as well as anonymity online, I have read many books, but some of them I want to introduce here. This blog post is loosely named books about privacy,… Continue Reading

Collaboration on Social Media: Analyzing Successful projects on sites like GitHub

The paper by researchers in Japan focused on finding key drivers for the success of projects on social coding sites like GitHub. The team has collected data on more than  300 000 projects (both personal and enterprise ones) through GitHub… Continue Reading

Algorithmia: the marketplace for algorithms

If you have spent some time in Academia, you are well aware that what you have written in scientific papers is read at best by your peers. Maybe you have proposed and outlined a great algorithm, but essentially it will… Continue Reading

Social media: positives and negatives in the case of “Lost Girl”

Last Sunday (14/04/2013) was the season finale (s3) of the Canadian show “Lost Girl”, which I have been watching for a while. The show also has a very dedicated fan base – they create websites, forums, art, tumblr, facebook and twitter posts,… Continue Reading