Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs is taking heat on its Quayside Smart City development in Toronto, but there is no reason to trust their CEO’s pledge to not sell private data collected on every citizen: The whole project is predicated on collecting and selling data.
The cat is out of the bag with human genetic engineering. Once the human germline is modified, those changes will be permanently inherited by future generations, mixing with other DNA to produce unknown results.
AI sees humanity itself as a thing to be optimized, squeezing out all inefficiency. When unleashed as your boss, AI effectively turns you into a living robot to be controlled like a puppet on a string. Employees will never tolerate this indefinitely.
Walmart has hired a social engineering company, Everseen, to control and change behavior of its shoppers through the use of AI-based surveillance systems. By surveilling everyone, Walmart hopes to catch a few cheaters.
There has never been a global shortage of water, but geologists have discovered virtually unlimited near-fresh aquifers underneath the oceans. One such structure off the East Coast contains more than 2.8 trillion tons of water.
Home grown Surveillance State: “The department seeks a new platform to identify people using fingerprints, irises and faces, and eventually DNA, palm prints, scars and tattoos.”
This is a thoughtful article, but it attributes China’s totalitarianism to Communism instead of Technocracy, which is a common misconception. China prizes Technocracy’s “science of social engineering” more than anything else and is creating a Scientific Dictatorship.
Blatant propaganda from vaccine manufacturers is wearing thin with the public, especially in more educated areas. In America, 28 percent now question safety and effectiveness of childhood vaccines.
The European Green Party is growing alongside the populist movement, and is emerging as the dominant force in Germany. The insanity of banning all industrialized farming would cause massive starvation and even societal collapse.
The world will be littered with failed solar and wind projects that are pointedly unable to ever deliver on their utopian promises. Meanwhile, taxpayers get hosed while fat-cat Technocrats get paid hefty salaries.