According to a report by Tokyo-based firm Trend Micro that was published yesterday, Russian intelligence is suspected of having tried to hack the campaign of Emmanuel Macron. The attack was carried out by Pawn Storm, a cyber group with the same digital fingerprints as the Russian military intelligence service, GRU.
“Some worry that the rise of robots could force governments to legislate for quotas of human workers,” Jessica Brown of The Week writes.
Edvard Munch’s Scream has long been interpreted as a metaphor for mental anguish, but scientists now hypothesise that the Norwegian painter’s inspiration might in fact have been rare clouds that form in cold places at high altitude.
According to an exit poll broadcast on France 2, Emmanuel Macron will get 23.7% in today’s election.
I’ve spent the weekend in Gothenburg, where the gay wing of the centre-right Moderate Party had its annual meeting.
Russia has funded anti-EU political parties in Europe, but experts say its attempts to buy influential individuals is a greater threat to democracy. I think they are right. Russia’s attempt to corrupt Europe is a serious threat to us all.
“A French police officer was killed on Thursday and another left fighting for his life after an apparent terrorist shooting on the famous Champs Elysées avenue just days before the first round of the presidential election,” The Local reports.
Evil strikes again.