By: Alex Newman | The New American - Already under fire for seeking to usurp new powers to control the Internet, the United Nations International Telecommunications Union (ITU) is facing intense criticism after appointing a Chinese Communist to lead the controversial UN agency starting next year. Even more alarming, perhaps, is that the new ITU
By: Techswarm - Leading identity analyst firm Acuity Market Intelligence forecasts that in five years time half of the world's population will have a chip-based National eID card, including near-complete regional coverage in Europe. Asia, with its vast population, is expected to dominate the market accounting for more than 60% of all National eID cards
By: Massprivatei - Devices identical to those secretly planted in New York City phone booths have been installed in public spaces in Los Angeles and Chicago. The Bluetooth devices known as “beacons” were installed in bus benches in Los Angeles and train stations in Chicago. Additional information obtained suggests that the devices were also installed
As if the use of drones and A.I. autonomous systems aren't controversial enough, now researchers in South Korea claim to have developed a humanoid robot called Pibot that can fly any type of aircraft. As you'll see in the video below, one beneficial real-world example for the use of robot pilots would be in dangerous
Barack Obama and the head of the CDC need to quit saying that we know exactly how Ebola spreads. Because the truth is that there is much about this virus that we simply do not know. For example, a top Ebola scientist that is working in the heart of the outbreak in Liberia says that
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By: Heather Callaghan - Who was it (Thomas Jefferson?) that said something along the lines of "Believe nothing that you read, and only half of what you see"? Manufactured reality hadn't reached the feats it can now with camera majick. That is to say the speed of reaching a global spectrum and the technological advancements
Ten years ago, a group of scientists working at the Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbioloy at SUNY, Stony Brook, described for the first time the de novo chemical synthesis of polio virus, which they confirmed was fully infectious. This discovery, when reported in newspapers around the globe in July of 2002, created a great
The technology site Silicon Alley Insider got hold of some of the messages and, this past spring, posted the transcript of a conversation between Zuckerberg and a friend, outlining how he was planning to deal with Harvard Connect: FRIEND: so have you decided what you are going to do about the websites? ZUCK: yea i’m
By: Nicholas West , Activist Post - Predictive technology is exploding, in stealth, across the virtual landscape. The arrival of Big Data initiatives by government, as well as a massive industry of data brokers is not only putting privacy at risk, but is offering those with access to the information unprecedented ways to ...
By: Mac Slavo, SHTFplan.com - "No Serial Number, No Background Check, And No Waiting Period” As the government feverishly attempts to restrict everything from the importation of ammunition to ownership of semi-automatic weapons , one individual has been tirelessly working to restore the spirit of the Second Amendment to all corners of America. Cody Wilson, who in 2013 developed ...
By: Nicholas West, Activist Post - As the evolution of the humanoid robot progresses, we are seeing new permutations that are challenging our notion of humanity and the ethics in which we currently place value. Furthermore, as robotics and biology continue to crossover on the way toward The Singularity , studies into the dynamics of ...
"I think our grandparents were Victor Frankenstein. I basically am the kind of deeply unnatural creature that Mrs Shelley instinctively dreaded. I not only eat her sacred cows but I eat them with ketchup. While I take her point, I think that transgressive monstrosity and tampering with the life force are both a lot more
London (AFP) - The British inventor of the World Wide Web warned on Saturday that the freedom of the internet is under threat by governments and corporations interested in controlling the web. Tim Berners-Lee, a computer scientist who invented the web 25 years ago, called for a bill of rights that would guarantee the independence
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The future of humanity passes by a world government in which “we are almost already” and where “a global caste of leaders makes the most important decisions,” says author. “In 2050 we will have conquered disease and old age, so the rich can live forever. The poor however, will die as usual while being entertained by