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Cyber – The 13th Event?

– The featured topic on the cover of the June 2010 issue of Scientific American has the title “12 Events That Will Change Everything – And Not in the Way You Think.” The events, and the likelihood of them happening (according to the authors of the pieces on each event), are as follows, with…

Black Swans … or Oil Victims?

– There is an article in The New York Times Magazine of June 6, 2010 by David Leonhardt with the title “Underestimating Risk: What the oil spill and the financial crisis have in common.” It is in a section called “The Way We Live Now,” and next to the section heading there is a drawing of…

Cyber Lessons Learned from the Gulf Oil Catastrophe

– If there is one resounding lesson from the Gulf oil disaster, it is that depending on the private sector to protect one’s Nation and one’s natural resources doesn’t work. Various reports seem to indicate that BP is vetting all activities based on its own potential cost and not on the social…