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Steven Watson is head of customer publishing for publishing company The Church of London. He works with corporate clients including Google, PlayStation and Volkswagen, and happily describes himself as a magazine enthusiast.
  • The New City

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    As the world’s cities swell they’re being forced to change. Steven Watson takes a look at the new challenges facing urban living and uncovers some interesting attempts to manage the transition.

  • The emotional impact of cybercrime

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    A new study by Norton reveals the staggering prevalence of cybercrime: 65% of internet users globally, and 73% of U.S. web surfers have fallen victim to cybercrimes, including computer viruses, online credit card fraud and identity theft. As the most victimized nations, America ranks third, after China (83%) and Brazil […]

  • The Internet as a Threat to Sovereignty?

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    Many forces today, such as trade, global capital flows and environmental degradation, are thought to undermine sovereignty. The developing conventional wisdom seems to be that the internet is joining the assault on sovereignty and will, perhaps more than any of the other globalization forces, contribute to relegating sovereignty and its […]

  • The Changing Face of Terrorism

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    With a few notable exceptions, the weapons and tactics of terrorists have not changed, but the perceptions of threat and the vulnerability of modern societies have. [issuu width=420 height=299 backgroundColor=%23222222 documentId=120131145704-5ddfa9a8e8004d539af4227605d232ec name=the_changing_face_of_terrorism username=futurechallenges tag=cybercrime unit=px id=c4c498e3-b1e5-2a53-400e-880bbff742ea v=2]

  • Cyberwar is Coming!

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    Throughout history, military doctrine, organization and strategy have continually undergone profound changes due in part to technological breakthroughs. Today, a variety of new technologies are once again taking hold, and further innovations are on the way. [issuu width=420 height=272 backgroundColor=%23222222 documentId=120131150308-243f59728e0a4d56b61c889021259fcb name=cyberwar_is_coming_ username=futurechallenges tag=ict unit=px id=b0a28e44-2da4-3c5f-6f97-6b4ac4c5a16a v=2]