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Why Mindset Matters

Mindset is defined as “the established set of attitudes held by someone.” It is an idea or inclination as to how a person will approach a situation. 390 more words

Surveillance Detection and Being Unpredictable

If you take a course on surveillance detection you will probably hear things like “change your routine”, “dont be predictable”, “use different routes” etc etc. Those are all great advice. 132 more words

Touring Safely in Quito

We’ve lived in Quito for almost a year now. And I think it’s time to share a piece I started to write immediately after arriving last summer but was afraid to publish because I didn’t want to scare friends who might want to come and visit. 1,334 more words

South American Culture

Singapore is building one of the world's first smart airports

Singapore’s Changi Airport, is transforming itself into one of the world’s first smart airports, with the help of Singapore integrator ST Electronics.

In the initiative, dubbed Intelligent Airport, all aspects of Changi’s operations from flight arrivals and departures to baggage handling and passenger movement will be tracked via sensors which feed data to a unified operations center. 287 more words

You Don't Know What You Don't Know

The va scandal, Bergdahl, Iraq, and America are a recipe for disaster.  Last Saturday, my family stopped at a fast food restaurant for a late lunch after running an errand. 807 more words

Awareness

FAA has approved the first commercial use drones

The FAA  has approved the first commercial drone flights over land in the US, and they will be for critical infrastructure protection: specifically to monitor the oilfields, roads, pipelines, and oil production equipment on Alaska’s… 189 more words

Hey, is anybody watching Facebook?

The Boston Marathon bombings in April 2013 kicked off a flurry of social media activity that was equal parts well-meaning and counterproductive. Users on Facebook and Twitter shared reports, updates and photos of victims, spending little time on verifying them before sharing them with thousands of people. 1,306 more words

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