President Trump’s new Executive Order on “terrorist” (sic) entry calls on the Department of Homeland Security to “expedite the completion and implementation of a biometric entry-exit tracking system for all travelers to the United States.”
...this technology comes as a double-edged sword, and when that sword is wielded for evil, the possibility for outright control of the human species (or the new cyborg subspecies, is there, too...
...the real solution here, as always, is in our own hands. Unless and until the internet is "shut down" (which is not going to happen, at least not for good), it is essentially impossible for The Party to actually scrub alternative news and information from the web.
...what if we had governments coming up with the desired outcomes, behavioral scientists determining how to manipulate users into producing those outcomes, and game designers figuring out the best way to put those ideas into a game?
In part, this points to the fundamental problem of attribution in the age of cyberterror. It's one thing to attribute a physical attack to an enemy... But in the cyber sphere, there's nothing at all for anyone to examine.
...unlike so many of the more shallow environmentalists, I completely understand the absolute RAPING of nature that digging for all these minerals is causing. Folks, they don’t show this stuff much, but the mining operations going on around the globe in the hunt for these exotic minerals is destroying a lot of property.