Statement on the Russian Invasion of Ukraine

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Digitally Influenced Cognition: What is it, and what does it mean for democracy?

While disinformation, affective polarization, and anti-democratic behavior have always existed, the growing scale of these problems, aided in part by the evolving Internet landscape, poses novel threats to democracy.

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NatSpecs

The Role of Crisis Communications in the Russo-Ukrainian War

The Russo-Ukrainian War has not been tempered nor solved by the existence of crisis communications between nuclear weapon states. However, the existence of the senior and tactical level deconfliction lines may continue to play a role in limiting escalatory action between these adversaries.

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IST Joins Cyber Civil Defense Initiative

IST is grateful and excited to announce its participation in the Cyber Civil Defense Initiative, a multi-organization effort spearheaded by Craig Newmark to promote effective cybersecurity practices across the whole of society.

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IST’s 2021 in Review

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NatSpecs

Clash for the Future of the Internet: The Metaverse vs. Web3

As the Internet itself continues to progress, two proposals for the future of the Internet have arisen—the metaverse and Web3—that portends a fight between large technology companies and venture capital firms.

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NatSpecs

Web3: Boom or Buzzword?

Web3 has been seen as an answer to the centralization (and misuse) of data, or as a way to shift power toward individuals, but with a gold rush comes a desire to dominate the field.

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announcements

IST Announces Latest Additions

IST is energized and excited to announce a slate of talented new additions to our Board of Directors, our Team, and our slate of Adjunct Advisors as we continue to expand our capacity and reach.

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