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Does Climate Change Offer a Compelling Answer to the Fermi Paradox?

“For the same reason, assuming climate change wiped out all other intelligent life that preceded our own falls into the same category” writes Adam Dachis for extremetech.com. There is no real answer to the Fermi Paradox because we’re not intelligent enough, as a species, to find that answer.That’s a much easier question to answer because it’s self-evident: We can’t solve the Fermi paradox because we’re not that smart. Source: extremetech.com

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The Digital Cyber Security Paradox

“The digital paradox is the inherent conflict between business advantage and deep asset exposure to bad actor control” reports wordpress.com. They were among the most devastating cyber attacks of all time.Maybe they’ll take out cyber attack insurance.A recent theCUBE panel on IIoT and cyber war concluded that the bad guys were already in your network.Think you can hire and spend your way to the top with your existing security stack?.  Source: wordpress.com

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GoDaddy Highlights Small Business Cybersecurity Paradox

“Yet small businesses rarely have the resources to pay and survive fines of thousands or even millions of dollars” reports pymnts.com. Recent research from GoDaddy adds more data to illustrate the financial struggles of small businesses to manage their cybersecurity risks — beyond regulatory penalties.In what GoDaddy researchers described as a “website security paradox,” small businesses, they found, don’t have the resources to protect themselves, leaving them vulnerable to expensive cyber attacks.GoDaddy’s report said this has cost small business owners millions of dollars, and cyber attackers show no signs of letting…

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The Paradox of Trump’s Poll Numbers and the Midterms

“Objectively, the economic Trump has racked up surprising results in a short time, adding more than 5 million jobs after a long expansion that started under President Obama but had stalled” reports thehill.com. Today there is obviously an economic Trump, more knowledgeable than any recent president about what makes the market tick, and a Twitter Trump, who throws verbal bombs that explode daily in the public square, dragging down his image. Source: thehill.com

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Why Haven’t We Found Aliens Yet?

“As we only have one data point (us), we have no reliable way to predict the true likelihood of intelligent life” writes Jul Edt for vox.com. This is somewhat understandable because the idea that intelligent life is extremely rare in the universe feels completely counterintuitive.But this alone is not proof that intelligent civilizations are therefore ubiquitous.That means mathematically incorporating the information that we have not discovered extraterrestrial intelligence yet (because the absence of evidence of aliens is evidence itself!).We exist, along with other intelligent life like dolphins and octopi, so…

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