Science & Technology

Inventor Of World Wide Web Warns Of Threat To Internet

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


Transhumanism Will Be Only For The Richest

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


Surveillance Cameras Will Soon Be Reading Our Lips (VIDEO)

By: massprivatei.blogspot.com - A Jordanian scientist has created an automated lip-reading system that can decipher speech with an average success rate of 76 per cent. The findings, in conjunction with recent advances in the fields of computer vision, pattern recognition, and signal processing, suggest that computers will soon be able to read lips accurately enough to


New Plastic ‘Zeoform’ Turns Hemp Into Almost Anything

What if todays plastics could be made from materials that were not only sustainable but non toxic? Today, our plastics are made from oil which means not only are we putting toxic chemicals into our atmosphere, but we are also filling our environment with products that cannot bio-degrade.  A new company out of Australia has


Middle-School Dropout Codes Clever Chat Program That Foils NSA Spying

By: Kim Zetter, wired.com The National Security Agency has some of the brightest minds working on its sophisticated surveillance programs, including its metadata collection efforts. But a new chat program designed by a middle-school dropout in his spare time may turn out to be one of the best solutions to thwart those efforts. Prompted by Edward


NASA’s Dark Side: The Secret Space Program

As I was wrapping this piece up and about to submit it, an astounding news release came to my attention. NASA just held a two-day symposium title, ‘Preparing for Discovery’ in which they brought scientists, church leaders, philosophers, et al., together to discuss the probable future contact with alien life and intelligence out there. NASA


Nowhere To Hide As Minority Report-Style Facial Recognition Technology Spreads Across America

What is our society going to look like when our faces are being tracked literally everywhere that we go?  As part of the FBI's new Next Generation Identification System, a facial recognition database known as the Interstate Photo System will have collected 52 million of our faces by the end of 2015.  But that is


DARPA's Jet Pack Gives Supersoldiers A 4-Minute Mile (VIDEO)

There is an array of research that seeks to create super soldiers. Back in 2010, a plan was announced to install transcranial ultrasonic mind control devices into soldiers' helmets in order to boost alertness, as well as relieve battle stress and pain. The Department of Defense has also been working on an augmented reality creation


Facebook Poses A Threat To Every American

Participation on Facebook could prove very dangerous to your future well-being. There is a reason that Facebook is aligned with both the CIA and the NSA. I have several credible sources who tell me that all data posted on Facebook goes into series of cataloged files which culminates with each person being assigned a “Threat Matrix


Woman Found Functioning Without A Cerebellum In Her Brain

By: Bec Crew, sciencealert.com.au Doctors have discovered that somehow, a woman living in China has reached the age of 24 while missing a large part of her brain. They say this is evidence of how incredibly adaptable our brains can be. When a woman checked herself into the PLA General Hospital in China's Shandong Province,


The Era Of Widespread Biometric Indentification And Microchip Implants Is Here

Are you ready to have your veins scanned every time you use your bank account?  Are you ready to use a "digital tattoo" or a microchip implant to unlock your telephone?  Once upon a time we read about such technologies in science fiction novels, but now they are here.  The era of widespread biometric identification


Tell The FCC To Back Off On Their Power Grab To Regulate The Internet

Make sure you sign American Commitment’s petition to Tom Wheeler, the chairman of the FCC below—and tell him that the American people won’t stand for a federal takeover of the Internet. And we’ll send a copy of your petition to your Congressman too—just so that they know where their constituents stand in the fight to


China Develops Facial Recognition Payment System With Near-Perfect Accuracy

With 99.8 percent accuracy, the system will be available to both individual customers and retailers by 2015. The Chinese Academy of Science (CAS) will launch a face recognition payment app next year, which is slated to land with near-perfect accuracy. As reported by Science and Technology Daily on Sunday, the Chongqing-based research institute said it has set


Florida Newspaper Touts “Smart Meters”, Ignores Scientific Data

In a recent editorial, “Smart-Meter Phobia Sad, But Don’t Cut Power,” the Palm Beach Post hyped safety claims of Florida Power and Light / Next Era Energy accompanying the utility’s statewide “smart meter” deployment while condemning the roughly 6,000 Florida households that have declined such technology. The Post often weighs in on regional and state


An Empire Of Drones And Robots

Is there any doubt that America’s foreign policy, based upon maintaining a global empire, actually makes us less safe? The misgiving is that such intercession has any actual benefits to the citizens of the country. What once was a respected leadership role of non-interventionism in international affairs, has become a dominating imperium for worldwide control


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