• American Border

    Border Control Forces Receive New Technology

    Regulating the movement of people, goods, and animals across country borders is vital. As such, border control forces need the best technology. In this article, we’re exploring the latest advancements in technology that are helping in border control. A sense of space: drones and holographic printers VICE has reported that a company called Zebra Imaging, at the Tenth Annual Border Security Expo in San Antonio, Texas, was noted to be selling holographic printers for a cool $1 million. According to the report, these machines were already being utilized at Border Control stations in El Paso, San Diego and Tucson — having initially been sold to the US military for use…

  • Hacker Criminal

    Is Cyber Security Dead?

    If anybody in the U.S. hadn’t heard about cyber security before 2016, you can bet that they’ve heard about it by now. From Russian hacking and interference during the 2016 election, to the Dyn DDoS attack that shut down Internet traffic on the East Coast for half a day in October the same year, cyber security began to dominate the headlines, especially toward the end of the year. The year 2017 hasn’t seen any type of slowdown in terms of cyber security incidents. The UK Parliament was recently hit by a cyber-attack, and ransomware damages alone are projected reach $5 billion by the end of the year, a fifteen-fold increase…

  • Exam Sheet
    Primary Education

    Why Common Core Education isn’t Progressing in Schools

    The Common Core Education Standards developed as a response to the need for American students to excel in an international marketplace. Now adopted by most states, these standards have become increasingly controversial in how they are taught. Designed to help generate innovation and world leadership in education and repair some of the residual damage of the No Child Left Behind program, they are now seen as increasingly divisive and ineffectual.