Category TECHstinkTION

Internet-Plus Phenomenon

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 […]

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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.

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WikiLeaks Vault 7, Part 1: Summary of Key Revelations

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.

Tesla driver stranded in the desert after smartphone app failure

The modern “running out of gas”.

Making out with your smartphone

Lonely? Kissenger simulates long-distance smooch over internet

Smartphone survives lunatic football fan

Distraught Cowboys fan runs directly into, punches the hell out of giant flatscreen TV

WOMAN DRIVES SUV INTO STORE IN ANGER OVER T-MOBILE REPLACEMENT POLICY

T-Mobile crash driver still in hospital; couldn’t appear in court Upset about cracked iPhone screen:(

NBA WILL CONSIDER SHORTENING GAMES DUE TO MILLENNIAL ATTENTION SPANS

Average person’s attention span is less than that of a goldfish

257 MINUTES: TIME ON COMPUTER BEFORE HARMING WELLBEING…

257 minutes: the time teens can spend on computers each day before harming wellbeing

Liberty Blitzkrieg

The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion. - Albert Camus

TECHstinkTION

How modern technology is leading to the TECHstinkTION of humanity...

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"It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong." - Voltaire

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News & Views (Independent Media!)

Liberty Blitzkrieg

The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion. - Albert Camus