Tag Archives: new york city

Drones USA

Michael Bloomberg: All-seeing society within 5 years (NY Post)

-Mayor Bloomberg ‘s response to “Big Brother” concerns?: “Get used to it.”  The Drone Future is inevitable, Bloomberg says -“People are working” on facial recognition software -NYC already has “all-seeing” surveillance system -Bloomberg equates surveillance cameras on street corners to patrolling drones: “What’s the difference if a drone is up in the air or on […]

New York State

The Bizarre Mystery of the Empire State

For a long time I’ve taken it for granted that the reason New York’s official nickname is “The Empire State” is because, housing institutions like Wall Street, the UN and The New York Fed, New York City is one of the major seats for an informal global empire led in many ways by the US. […]