Security of VPNs in Question after NordVPN Hack

The recent hack of NordVPN was big news in the tech world, but regular web users, if they heard about it at all, just shrugged it off as, yet, another hack. However, any attack on a major VPN provider needs to be taken seriously. Without a dependable VPN, privacy and security on the web vanishes. … Continue reading Security of VPNs in Question after NordVPN Hack

Computers Poised to Write Chart-Topping Pop Songs

Computers don't care what pop songs humans like. However, they can, given enough data, learn why humans like them. They, or, more precisely, their algorithms, can analyze these popular tunes and find commonalities among them that seem to appeal to members of the human species. This is exactly what one researcher, Dr Mick Grierson, was … Continue reading Computers Poised to Write Chart-Topping Pop Songs