Russian hackers down sites of several Danish traffic organisations
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by TheCopenhagenPost
1M ago
Copenhagen Airport and the traffic companies Movia and Danish Transport Agency were targeted by a DDoS attack which shut down their sites over the weekend. The chairman of the Danish Emergency Services Jarl Vagn Hansen warned that Denmark is “hopelessly unprepared” for this type of “hybrid threat”. Full version of this article is only available to subscribers. Already a subscriber, sign in here: Log in Lost your password? Gain unlimited access to all of The Copenhagen Post Our independent reporting can only be published with support from our readers. Monthly ..read more
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How to avoid the dark side of ChatGPT – and get better answers
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by Lena Hunter
1M ago
Large AI language models are climate-damaging and have gained storm-like tailwinds via chatbots like ChatGPT. But there are alternative AI models that provide better answers and consume less power, according to a Danish AI expert. Full version of this article is only available to subscribers. Already a subscriber, sign in here: Log in Lost your password? Gain unlimited access to all of The Copenhagen Post Our independent reporting can only be published with support from our readers. Monthly subscription 119 DKK/month. (Billed once a month) Give us a try Signup 6 month subs ..read more
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Chatbots are a good friend of data centers, but an enemy of the climate
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by Lena Hunter
1M ago
AI language models like ChatGPT have made artificial intelligence ubiquitous for businesses as well as individuals. But energy consumption is a ticking time bomb during the green transition, according to this Danish AI expert. Full version of this article is only available to subscribers. Already a subscriber, sign in here: Log in Lost your password? Gain unlimited access to all of The Copenhagen Post Our independent reporting can only be published with support from our readers. Monthly subscription 119 DKK/month. (Billed once a month) Give us a try Signup 6 month subscrip ..read more
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Cyber crime on the rise: “Hackers have free reign”
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by Lena Hunter
1M ago
Ransomware attacks are on the rise in Denmark and hackers have free reign, according to a new investigative report. Companies large and small can be crippled when their data is encrypted and held to ransom, or leaked. Who is at risk, and how do you fight an invisible criminal? Full version of this article is only available to subscribers. Already a subscriber, sign in here: Log in Lost your password? Gain unlimited access to all of The Copenhagen Post Our independent reporting can only be published with support from our readers. Monthly subscription 119 DKK/month. (Billed once ..read more
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Artificial Intelligence Act: what the new EU rules mean for Denmark
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by Lena Hunter
1M ago
EU Parliament has agreed on a historic bill to regulate large, powerful AI models in the EU. The goal is to safeguard against manipulation and exploitation – but will the new rules throttle tech innovation? Full version of this article is only available to subscribers. Already a subscriber, sign in here: Log in Lost your password? Gain unlimited access to all of The Copenhagen Post Our independent reporting can only be published with support from our readers. Monthly subscription 119 DKK/month. (Billed once a month) Give us a try Signup 6 month subscription 99 DKK/month ..read more
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The latest Nordic Blockchain Conference shows Denmark is a hub for Web3 innovation
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by Lena Hunter
1M ago
What is the Nordic Blockchain Conference, who organises it, and how does it put Denmark on the global technology innovation map? Full version of this article is only available to subscribers. Already a subscriber, sign in here: Log in Lost your password? Gain unlimited access to all of The Copenhagen Post Our independent reporting can only be published with support from our readers. Monthly subscription 119 DKK/month. (Billed once a month) Give us a try Signup 6 month subscription 99 DKK/month. (Billed twice a year) Save 120 DKK Signup Yearly subscription 79 DKK/month ..read more
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Check your sunscreen and look for the labels
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by Christian Wenande
1y ago
With ample sunshine forecast in the coming days, it’s time for shorts, sandals and sunscreen. Your sunscreen is likely collecting dust in the back of some drawer somewhere. You haven’t needed it for the past eight months, unless you’ve been on holiday somewhere. But instead of digging it out for use, a more favourable idea might be to just buy a new bottle. That’s because consumer association Forbrugerrådet Tænk has found a disturbing ratio of sunscreens on the Danish market that contain substances that are concerning. Forbrugerrådet Tænk tested 27 different sunscreen products and found p ..read more
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Happy spider’s discovery in Tisvilde Hegn forest
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by TheCopenhagenPost
1y ago
Two male Xysticus lineatus spiders – AKA the North European crab spider – were recently discovered in a forest in Tisvilde Hegn in north Zealand. Specialists are currently looking for females of the same species to firmly establish the presence of a population on Danish soil. It’s an exciting wait for Frederik Lick Fisher, a graduate biologist from the University of Copenhagen who did his master’s thesis on crab spider sensory physiology, as it could mean he has discovered a species never recorded in Denmark before – a culmination of four years of work. Spiders unlikely to be invasive “Given t ..read more
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‘2023: A Wait Odyssey’ – how much longer can Danish companies wait for EU’s AI regulations?
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by TheCopenhagenPost
1y ago
At a recent high-level meeting with AI experts, Denmark’s first ever minister for digitalisation, Marie Bjerre, expressed no intention to update or develop new regulations concerning the safe use of artificial intelligence in Denmark.  “I have no plans to introduce new legislation for artificial intelligence. The regulations already in place should be sufficient. They only need to be further elaborated,” she said.  “It is essential to have regulations for the area, but it must be done in accordance with the EU’s upcoming AI regulations in the EU, which are expected by 2024. We want t ..read more
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‘Gassum’ one of nine huge underground locations where Denmark wants to store CO2
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by TheCopenhagenPost
1y ago
Denmark is busy identifying underground areas where it can store CO2, reports DR. For example, the appropriately named Gassum in east Jutland, a village with 414 inhabitants, is one of nine possible CO2 storage facilities identified by GEUS (Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland). Gassum “corresponds to Denmark’s CO2 emissions for about 60 years”, enthused GEUS geologist Nina Skaarup – the equivalent of 600 million tonnes – while another project in Stenlille in west Zealand could capture another 500,000 tonnes. Data is still being collected, but it is believed the mapping process will be ..read more
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