As the internet’s ever expansive growth continues, the activity of hacktivist groups advances. Although hacktivists have been targeting different governmental websites and networks, their actions are an act of protest and civil disobedience. In addition, the idea of a hacktivist has become misconstrued by the deceived public. The idea of a hacktivism needs to be made more transparent and the actions of these hacktivist groups need to be made more clear and differed from cybercrime or cyberterrorism. Hacktivism is a way to foster change and protection in the modern world, by allowing those who find themselves without a voice able to speak and messages to be sent across the globe.
Hacktivism emerged with the birth of the internet and using computer viruses and worms as means to spread their messages. One of the first instances of early hacktivism was “Worms Against Nuclear Killers” or “WANK”. “WANK” was a computer worm, which is a type of computer program meant to “sneak” into networks. It was used was used by anti-nuclear activists in 1989 to protest a shuttle launch that carried plutonium, a radioactive element.. The protesters, Australian hacktivists that created “WANK”, sent it into the networks of NASA and the US Department of Energy. The worm did not attack any computers, while it did display the political message, “You talk of times of peace for all, and then prepare for war.” The worm did not stop the launch, however the effect of protest was prevalent and displayed…
There is no site on the internet that is more so a paradox than that of 4chan. It is a site of dueling ideologies, behind its simplistic façade the many voices of humanity battle for superiority that form a disgusting yet uniquely human viewpoint of reality. Forming a harsh yet accepting community and influencing for better or for worse all aspects of everyday life that exist outside the points of the simple image posting website. In many aspects 4chan is the alpha and the omega the beginning…
How to Plan and Budget for a 2017 Digital Transformation Project
Companies launch a digital transformation initiative for a variety of reasons. Some are looking to respond to changes in customer demands and preferences, others are trying to remain competitive and some companies see the opportunity to expand into new markets. Whatever your organization 's reason for undertaking a digital transformation project, you will need to plan and budget wisely if you want the project to be a success.…
participation in a crowdfunding project.
1. Financial Value: It is based on the individual’s return as a result of his/her investment. This is the strongest of all predictor variables.
2. Functional Value: According to the functionality of the project according to the supporter plays an important role in the intention to participate.
3. Social Value: Some people take part in a crowdfunding project for self-expression. This also motivates people to support projects.
2.3 Project Deliverables
The project’s key deliverables are:
Document / s covering:
▪ Matrix of processes and systems under Humanities Financial Services Office and respective Teaching Areas,
▪ Services identified for improvement via end to end processing / procurement arrangements / invoicing,
▪ Recommended process flow for identified services,
▪ List of service deliverables (with the resource requirement) of the Humanities Financial Services Office,
Background of UniKL MIMET Shipyard
UniKL MIMET a MARA Technical Institute of Higher Learning was established in 2004. On 20th August 2002, MIMET became an Institute of University Kuala Lumpur and named University Kuala Lumpur Malaysian Institute of Marine Engineering Technology.
Offering a number of industry specific courses are the main function of UniKL MIMET. The program is designed to produce high-quality talent for the marine and marine industries. Students who graduates from UniKL MIMET…
Chapter Two Outline
A. THE LANGUAGE OF ART AND ARCHITECTURE
I. The language of art and architecture is based on the formal elements and how those elements are presented.
II. The main elements of art are line, light and value, color, texture and pattern, shape, volume, along with much more.
III. Architecture also has a structural side, which is how buildings are constructed.
B. FORMAL ELEMENTS
I. The formal elements are the basics of what makes up art and architecture.
I. In art, a line…
It could be done by the software engineer himself, or the software engineer could also invite others to review his design. This is important since we will spend less effort to find design bugs if we filter those bugs as early as possible. From the Tartan case study, we learned that bugs are easy to cascade and the Tartan team spent 30%-50% of the total project effort for them. The Tartan team then used various techniques to prevent this cascading from happening, including design review, and…
Competent communication among significant project participants has been comprehended as one of the biggest challenges being faced by the construction industry. Mobile technologies have evolved rapidly over the past few years, many of which are affecting construction firms’ typical project management strategies. However, most firms are still at the initial stage of adopting them. This study aims to investigate the current practice of the mobile technologies in firms’ paperless work environment…
Bookreport Half Moon Investigations Period 2 by Sam Liemburg A3C
A. Key Facts:
1. The book is titled Half Moon Investigation
2. It's written by Eoin Colffer
5. The main character is a boy. He is called Fletcher Moon. He has brown hair, no facial hair and normal clothing. Below I have put a picture of a person that looks like him: young adult, brown hair, no facial hair and normal clothing.
6. The character isn´t very old. The only thing I know is that…