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This is what a Quantum Computer Could do for You

The use of quantum computers could spell the end of privacy and security. Everything a computer does today is based on a series of zeros and ones. These two digits are capable of being combined to store or process information. It has been like this for decades, though scientists have been trying to make the next leap, quantum computing. In a quantum processor things are different due to the ...Read full article...

The Exponential Growth of Insecurity

There is no such thing as cyber security. The only choice is more security or less security, as the recent hack of the National Security Agency demonstrates. Hackers stole from NSA a cyber weapon, which has been used in attacks (at time of writing) on 150 countries, shutting down elements of the British National Health Service, the Spanish telecommunications company Telefonica, automakers Renault and Nissan, Russia’s Interior Ministry, Federal ...Read full article...

Technological Innovation will make you Retire Earlier

The losers will be those who work to live, those who simply go to work every day to carry out tasks that do not satisfy them at all. Three American entrepreneurs founded Marble two years ago. In the heat of cars driving alone, they saw an opportunity in short-distance logistics. Based on robotics, artificial intelligence, GPS and endless new technologies they created a robot that, seen from the outside, ...Read full article...

Terrorism is the perfect excuse to carry out Illegal Surveillance

A group of hackers has revealed espionage tools allegedly used by the US National Security Agency. According to documents made available by Shadow Brokers, the organization of hackers that leaked information incriminating the NSA, the NSA entered into networks of computers and servers of financial institutions and the banking system known as SWIFT. According to Shadow Brokers, the US agency was able to get into the computer system through ...Read full article...

5G Experiments, IoT and Global Control Grid

5G is being rolled out fast right now, with Verizon testing it out in 11 US cities and ATT also conducting experiments. For those who don’t know, 5G is the latest wireless system that telecommunications companies are trying to implement to service wireless communication. It’s designed to allow faster downloads of more data. It uses the 28, 37 and 39 GHz bands, also known as millimetre wave (mmW) spectrum. 5G, which comes ...Read full article...

Lost Privacy Rights in America

America is a total surveillance society. Big Brother is no longer fiction. Sophisticated technologies make total monitoring possible, everyone vulnerable, including presidents. All our moves, transactions and communications can be recorded, compiled and stored for easy access. Anything we say or do can be used against us. Bill of Rights protections no longer apply. Collecting meta-data communications on Americans is unrelated to national security. Judicial oversight is absent. Congressional ...Read full article...

War on Digital Democracy

Powerful interests are waging war to control our minds. Online freedom is threatened. I’ve been hacked and banished from Facebook for truth-telling. Google is suppressing content – removing sites from its search engine, censoring others, actions violating First Amendment rights. Google and Facebook changed their advertising policy to counter what they call “fake news.” They’re at war with digital democracy, increasingly wanting media scoundrel managed news misinformation and Big ...Read full article...

Autocomplete Function Exposes Private Data on Browsers

Although the autocomplete feature helps you not to have to remember passwords, it can also help others … to remember your passwords. Finnish hacker Viljami Kuosmanen has discovered that the private information contained in hidden text boxes can be retrieved in Chrome, Safari, Opera and other browsers with the simple autocomplete trick. The autocomplete function is designed to avoid having to repeatedly type the same information as name or email ...Read full article...

Your Free Speech is in the Hands of “Hoaxy”

Researchers at Indiana University in the US have launched Hoaxy, a platform to follow the spread of “fake news” on the Internet. “Hoaxy”, its creators allege, is an open service that allows to automatically track the spread of news in order to analyze the problem and be able to design strategies that end with the so-called disinformation that involves the spread of false news, rumors and conspiracy theories. The ...Read full article...

Facebook Ramps up its Censorship Campaign

Censorship on the world wide web is not new. Censorship on Facebook is not new either. Plenty of users have reported having their posts taken off their timelines. What is new is the public attitude from the social media company to take matters into its own hands when it comes to deciding what is news and what is not, who can publish and who can’t. Although Facebook was born ...Read full article...

US Congress Passed a Bill Making It OK to Microchip Humans

You microchip your dog and your cat to keep them safe. So why not human beings? That is the idea being pushed in H.R. 4919, a bill so vaguely worded that we should all be very, very concerned. While it’s currently being promoted as a way to keep track of those who are “mentally incompetent” due to Alzheimer’s, dementia, mental health issues, or developmental disabilities, I think we can all ...Read full article...

WiFi-Capable Brain Implants: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

Anyone familiar with scientist and inventor extraordinaire Elon Musk knows that he has some visionary ideas for the future. For example, his Hyperloop transport system, which will be able to move people and cargo at speeds of unto 800 mph, could revolutionize transportation. He is also the founder of Space X, the company behind building interplanetary rockets that will, according to Musk, transport everything required to build a colony on Mars. His reusable interplanetary ...Read full article...

Microsoft, Facebook, Twitter and You Tube Conspire to Censor Content

Powerful interests in America threaten alternative sources of news, information and opinion. Microsoft, Facebook, Twitter and You Tube announced plans for a joint Internet censorship database on the phony pretext of eliminating “extremist content.” Their scheme threatens media and speech freedom, likely aiming for sanitized online content only, independent views censored, threatening writers like myself and many others. Reporting and opinions diverging from mainstream views risk being labeled “fake ...Read full article...

Google and Facebook Targeting Growing Influence of Alternative Media?

Alternative media sites are gaining popularity at the expense of unreliable mainstream sources of news, information and analysis – notably during the disgraceful US presidential election coverage, concluded last week, along with every time America goes to war. Media scoundrels suppress what everyone needs to know, lies, damn lies and Big Lies substituting – propaganda, not reliable journalism, why their readership and viewership are declining, maybe disappearing altogether one ...Read full article...

Maybe all those “smart” gadgets from China aren’t such a smart idea

You know all of those cool, sci-fi gadgets that people are beginning to get that are connected to the internet in their homes? The voice controlled thermostats, the wireless printers and cameras, the home security systems, the food scale that sends the calories to your phone app, those “smart” appliances that text you to pick up milk, and the DVRS that can be programmed via your phone from work? ...Read full article...
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