Are Amazon’s Technocrats Taking Over The DC Swamp?

Are Amazon’s Technocrats Taking Over The DC Swamp?

Jeff Bezos, the consummate Technocrat and head of Amazon, is gobbling up the swamp while President Trump seems to welcome the intrusion. Yesterday, as Trump signed the gargantuan $717 billion defense bill, compare Bezos’ $10 billion contract to the $7.6 billion line item that pays for 77 of Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Joint Strike Fighters!

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Wave After Wave Of Advanced Surveillance Technology Blanketing China

Wave After Wave Of Advanced Surveillance Technology Blanketing China

If a policeman asks to unlock your cellphone, the author concludes “In China, it’s not wise to refuse.” The only natural outcome of a Technocracy is Scientific Dictatorship where every conceivable detail of your life is examined under a microscope for compliance.

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Primetime? A Quick History And Future Of Autonomous Vehicles

Primetime? A Quick History And Future Of Autonomous Vehicles

This is a good view of the history and current state of development of autonomous vehicles. Current technology is still inadequate for wide-spread use but the implementation of ultra high-speed 5G communications will change all that. 5G promises instant communication between car and remote AI computers that can control everything in real time.

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Climate Change

YouTube Starts ‘Fact-Checking’ On Videos Challenging Climate Change

Like Al Gore once stated, “Climate deniers deserve to be punished”. Where does one go to fact-check a blatant falsehood? There are plenty of corrupted data, faulty reports and anecdotal weather events to support the bad science. Like 1984, YouTube is becoming the Ministry of Truth whose motto is “Ignorance is Strength.”

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Technocracy

Harvard: Reining in Technocracy to Increase Democratic Legitimacy

Caution on Technocracy sometimes comes from the oddest places. In this instance, from the Chair of the Systemic Risk Council and a Senior Fellow at Harvard University. He concludes, “Even if, as I believe, technocrats need to retreat somewhat, the larger recommendation is that elected legislators need to step up.”

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2030 Agenda

UN Secretary General Praises Xi Jinping’s Commitment To The 2030 Agenda

This is one of the shortest press releases ever seen from the UN, but Secretary-General Guterres has nothing but praise for Xi Jinping for his part in pushing Sustainable Development and the 2030 Agenda. This is not surprising in that both of them are Technocrats and China is the leading example of Technocracy in the world.

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