Georgetown, Texas tried becoming a totally green city by running on 100% renewable energy. As energy prices quickly went through the roof, the city is in full retreat and left with a huge bill that it cannot pay.
Smart Buildings in Smart Cities are supposed to create a ‘safe and healthy environment’ for their occupants’ but careless security holes are drawing hackers like bees to honey. Instead of fixing the flaws, experts recommend defensive AI systems.
Judicial Watch exposed the scandal of Merck’s Gardasil vaccine for girls and young women in 2014 as being “linked to thousands of debilitating side effects, according to the government’s own daunting statistics”. Ireland apparently didn’t get the message.
TSA will scan your printed travel documents and then scan your face to see how well they can match you. In the process, they will ultimately create a nationwide facial recognition system on all travelers.
Two billionaire arch-Technocrats from vastly different cultures square off to debate the future of the world. Alibaba Chairman Jack Ma is clearly more in touch with the human condition than Elon Musk.
Controlling what you do is one thing, but digging into what you think is an order of magnitude more disturbing, with ethical, moral and privacy considerations at the top of the list
OpenAI was founded in 2015 to promote and develop AI that would benefit humanity as a whole. Instead, they built the most dangerous AI conceivable that could destroy the Internet and manipulate the minds of every person on earth.
As a Technocracy, China must apply social engineering to everything, everyone, everywhere, and that includes corporations as well. Corporate punishment for perceived bad behavior could be devastating to western firms.
Amazon owns Ring and has sole million of the camera-embedded cameras to homeowners nationwide. Next, it offered the surveillance to police forces in every community. So far, 400 police forces are signed up.
The Technocrat’s lust for 5G and Internet of Things is so strong that they are perfectly willing to ignore all human concerns, protests and especially health concerns. However, the issue of Scientific Dictatorship, aka Technocracy, is much greater.