I am currently working on a task which involves designing protocols for operational security. I am using various sources to try and piece together a solid easy plan for others to follow. It is very interesting work but can be quite daunting as it brings a great level of responsibility. Here is a good resource … More Want to know about Threat Assessment and Risk Analysis?
Every year, hundreds of journalists are attacked, imprisoned, or killed. This is an interesting site which among other things, maps the risks that journalists face and have been facing since 1992. https://cpj.org/ Maybe not the most positive post to start the weekend with this time, so I also included a funky tune for good measure. … More The risks of being a journalist
I enjoy doing online courses as a hobby on the side and recently I enrolled into a course called ‘An Introduction to Credit Risk Management’ by Delft University of Technology. Don’t really know why I signed up for it because stats and maths are generally not my strongest area but I did anyway. Now that … More A seemingly boring subject becomes interesting: Credit Risk Management
How do we weigh risks when facing favorable odds? I found it quite intriguing seeing how we view loss and gain. I definitely would be skeptical of betting my 10 vs his 1o bucks on a 50/50 coin toss. However betting 10 or a 100 times on my 10 vs his 20 bucks would have … More Interesting thought experiment on how we judge risks.
I have been passively smoking e-cigarettes for a few months now (low nicotine level). And I have not noticed any major difference in my health or performance. I have never been a smoker by the way, it was just uni pressure that led me to start. Obviously it is too early to know now but … More The e-cig, good or bad?