The Background In Terms Of Big History The world is moving very rapidly in this generation. The digitization of data and its derivative phenonema have accelerated dramatically in the last five years. As the internet was being universalized, starting approximately twenty years ago, the digital revolution began to turn everything into data en masse, first […]
Under China’s Internet+ initiative, the use of handphone for payment is becoming prevelant. They just swipe a 2-D barcode with their phones and it is done. I still mostly use the 11% cash payment method. It is nostalgic. Because most users in China prepay money into their Alipay or *WeChat accounts, Alibaba and *Tencent are […]
Mainstream Press on Wikileaks’ Vault 7: “Nothing to See Here.” Meanwhile, Big Data Leveraged to Create Deep State AI God
The formation of a Deep State-controlled digital surveillance God would be the ultimate, most apocalyptic form of dictatorship. And with ubiquitous digital devices, data-gathering services, and the Internet of Things collecting seemingly mundane information 24/7, we’re opting in to deliver the raw material needed to create it.
With WikiLeaks unnleashing the long-awaited and mysterious “Vault 7” this morning, sleuths both amateur and professional across the globe have begun to dive in and sift through its contents. The Vault 7 release is allegedly the largest trove of documents on CIA activities ever leaked, and focuses on the CIA’s global hacking division, revealing a sort of second NSA within the CIA itself.
The modern “running out of gas”.
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