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BBC: The new world order of technology (Techonomy)
On the New Explosion of Data
“There was 5 exabytes of information created between the dawn of civilization through 2003,” Schmidt said, “but that much information is now created every 2 days, and the pace is increasing…People aren’t ready for the technology revolution that’s going to happen to them.”
Schmidt emphasized that much of that data explosion is attributable to the rise of user generated content. With that data comes powerful new analytic possibilities.
“If I look at enough of your messaging and your location, and use Artificial Intelligence,” Schmidt said, “we can predict where you are going to go.”
“Show us 14 photos of yourself and we can identify who you are. You think you don’t have 14 photos of yourself on the internet? You’ve got Facebook photos! People will find it’s very useful to have devices that remember what you want to do, because you forgot…But society isn’t ready for questions that will be raised as result of user-generated content.”
On Anti-Social Behavior and Data
“The only way to manage this is true transparency and no anonymity,” Schmidt said. “In a world of asynchronous threats, it is too dangerous for there not to be some way to identify you. We need a [verified] name service for people. Governments will demand it.”
Those are some of the things Schmidt said today and his comments proved fairly controversial. (Reader comments on my coverage at ReadWriteWeb are primarily negative, for example.)
‘Bisphenol A’ in 90% of everyone – ‘Gender bending’ chemical in food tins may cut male fertility
No more reposts! I’m going into full scale film-making mode, and don’t really like filling the place with reposts anyways. I’ll be adding more info this way than I’d normally repost in full, it will just be in the form of links.
“Bin Brother” comes to the US: RFID Tags on Recycle Bins Help Laurel, Md., Track Participation in Recycling Mandate
The Technological Establishments paradigm changing agenda, and the Economic World War being waged to prevent the masses from ever participating.
When we look at all the figures, from where the debt economy has been going for years, to the way the specific meltdown occurred and was carried out, to what’s looming on the horizon, how isn’t this deliberate?
But to propose that’s the case, there has to be a “why” they would do it. The simple answers of “greed” or “power” are lackluster to address the scale we’re enduring.
This trend has been accelerating almost directly in line with accelerating technological change and the ever increasing collective power of the computers of those at the commanding heights. I’ve yet to see the question asked: with increasing computer power and quality of techniques why aren’t ‘we’ getting better at sustainable economics?
Technology should be helping us, but instead it’s the true motive of what we’re witnessing. Technology is the answer to these tough questions, and the AGI Manhattan Project is at the heart of it all.
The world keeps getting crazier and crazier, at an accelerating rate, and we haven’t seen anything yet. At a glance it all appears to be impossible. Impossible to happen, yet even more impossible to stop. Here you will find answers and truths that explain it, and cannot be found anywhere else. Here you will find the why of it all, and even the solutions to undo this dystopian technological agenda.
The push for near-trillion dollar military budgets to fight “terrorists”, as if they’re beyond the scope of the Soviet Union, doesn’t make much sense. Neither does the extreme global warming related proposals, such as a global government and a global carbon tax which would cost trillions and therefore promises to bankrupt what’s left of the worlds economy, while doing little to actually solve the perceived problem. All this push, while the premises of each issue is highly debatable. That’s the truth that the advocates pushing for either issue doesn’t want to admit.
Ask yourself when haven’t you seen 2 people dramatize an event between them, and didn’t each have different stories to what actually happened? Now consider, Democrats are supposed to be anti-war and pro-Global Warming mitigation and man caused theory. Republicans are opposite on both issues. This creates a small selection of scenarios. (1) One side is right about both, the other 99% wrong about what they advocate (consider the odds of over 50 million people being totally wrong on both major issues). (2) Each side is right about what they promote, which makes them each wrong about what they argue against. (3) Each side is wrong about what they advocate for, and are right about what they argue against. Odds are either scenario 2 or 3 is the right answer. Then consider how hyped everything always is. Now crunch some odds numbers.
The one thing that cannot be debated it the looming economic mega-crisis that promises to harm more people than terrorists or a rise in global temperatures could ever dream of in their worst nightmare scenarios, in the near term. Between the extreme budgets for the War on Terror, the extreme measures being pushed for Global Warming, on top of the cash crunch we face in this technological 21st Century, it’s hard to make sense of this world gone mad. That is until we factor in the common thread behind that unites all three issues… The AGI Manhattan Project, and those who are behind it.
Not only has the global economy imploded rather dramatically, all the hard numbers point towards an inevitable total collapse, especially in the USA. The Federal Reserve and EU Bank are both privately owned institutions, and there’s no debating this fact. The Federal Reserve in particular was at the heart of the US economic meltdown, which brought the rest of the world with it. These institutions are literally at the helm of each federal economy, and aren’t subject to being audited. They’re above each government, just the same as your local city government is subject to the state government, and the state to the federal government.
AGI Manhattan Project – Are you in the club?
The global banking scheme is seemingly leading the world into a post-apocalyptic nightmare. How is this possible? Today we have increasingly powerful computers of all different sizes, yet the more powerful our computing hardware and software becomes the faster we’re falling into the abyss, instead of rising to an economic utopia. Computers clearly aren’t helping the system maintain a balanced budget sheet, while when you look at the graphs it appears they’re helping the elitist plutocracy to plunder the nations. Ask yourself how in the face of everything that’s happened in the past few year, billionaires increased in numbers and profits at a record rate in 2009 (Link 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7).
So we’re in the middle of a collapse that by all measures looks deliberate, that was caused by private stock holders, who made unfathomable amounts of cash on the ways up and down, and were handed trillions of unaccountable dollars in “bailout” money in the aftermath. Despite all of this, there’s still this push for a near-trillion dollar military budget (in the US alone), along with a global government based on a global carbon tax.
Meanwhile the new administration is spending at all time record levels on all other fronts. We’re already on the brink here, how can they push harder, and tax us in all new ways? How can this looming total collapse not be deliberate? How is any president for providing the poor with mobility, when they all support the Infalation system of the Federal Reserve, which exploits the poor the hardest? Why won’t they stop spending, and is there something to this money crisis that answers these questions? The answer is yes.
We’re in a new world that changes everyday. Technology keeps expanding in its abilities, and our own. This is all happening at an exponentially increasing rate. This refers to its “doubling rate”, and in general the power of computational technology doubles roughly every 18 months, while it’s cost drops by half. This is most well known with computer CPU’s, but this rule applies with a similar rate to virtually every facet of technology, including revolutionary new technologies. There are 4 main areas of technology I’m referring to: nanotechnology, biotechnology, information technology, and cognitive sciences. They’re all beginning to merge in different ways in each area of technology and innovation.
This is very important. This answers the questions being posed above. These new thrusts in science are giving rise to new technologies that are game changers in human society. Mankind is on the verge of radical life extension, brain implants, nanobots, and a wide range of related technologies with artificial intelligence in the middle of it all. Technological progress increases with it’s own doubling rate. Meanwhile there’s an ever increasing push for more and more powerful artificial intelligence, so powerful in fact it’s like what you see in the sci-fi horror movies. Who hasn’t heard of Skynet? What they’re trying to build is already poised to be vastly more powerful than how it was depicted in the Terminator films. Ask yourself how absurd it sounds to build ‘Skynet’ to fight Islamic terrorists.
This sounds insane, but it’s absolutely true and there is absolutely no debating this fact whatsoever, as we’ll see.
At this point, even a conspiracy theorist might say that if there are powerful elites in control of everything, why would they risk losing that control in the face of a global artificial general intelligence (AGI) network? The answer is simple: they firmly believe that they’ll be able to live virtually indefinite life-spans, literally hundreds if not thousands of years. They believe they’ll be able to stop and then even reverse aging. They believe they’ll be able have enhanced physical and cognitive abilities, as well as being able to connect to a new type of global consciousness based Internet, in a hive mind.
They literally believe they’ll become gods, and there have been many scientific break-through’s that suggest they might be right on everything just listed. It all answers why we’re being bled and bankrupted at an increasing pace. They literally say we’ll face war if we try to stop them from becoming gods. I argue that this war has already begun, and the original questions answer the how and the why.
Imagine if the tyrants of history and today could live nearly forever. Now imagine what they must think in the face of humanity being able to extend their lives in the face of perceived overpopulation. Consider how medical advances of the 20th Century helped global populations explode. Now consider what it would mean if one about half of the population used non-radical life extension to live an extra couple dozen years, while the other half went all out wanting radical life extension that over a long enough timeline could offer lifespans that lasted hundreds of years.
If you listen closely to Global Warming rhetoric in particular, or most over-stated environmentalist rhetoric in general, there’s a total disdain for humans and our populations. Note that multinational energy companies such as Enron and BP helped design the carbon trading scheme, even though supposedly the energy companies are to be the ones to lose out. Regardless of your opinion of the “science”, it’s all extremely debatable, so at least please consider the possibility of the issue being used to manipulate us out of more of our our money and liberty like almost literally everything else that happens and gets exploited. But it’s what global climate change efforts have in common with the global War on Terror that this is all about.
Efforts from both the global War on Terror and global climate change are fueling funding in artificial intelligence, while helping keep everyone divided and distracted from debating the implications of the four aforementioned revolutionary sciences. Recall that AI, and especially AGI, inherently increases the rate at which the elites might get their hands on their god technologies. This common thread between these issues you will not see anywhere else.
Whatever is actually possible, it’s all coming sooner than the masses would think. Even majority of the front-men of this movement speak loudly about their dream wherever they can be heard, but they seem to project it as if it’s only something for the next-generation to be concerned. They carefully leave out the true scope of the current military science R&D. One thing is for sure, they don’t care about you and me. Their job is to condition the masses so when this comes we’re not taken by total shock & awe, but not tell us enough so that today we might stand up appalled.
There’s a Manhattan Project type initiative to bring about AGI much sooner than the 20 years away estimates that Moore’s Law would suggest. Moore’s Law applied to all fields of technology already gives us amazing natural innovation, but this isn’t good enough for the Technocrats. The players are the United States government & military with key corporations like Google and IBM. They’re doing much of it without explicitly telling you, and much of it is being done on your dime. The facts can be found in their own words, documents and websites. It’s not even a secret except that few would ever suspect the massive initiative or possibility, while the controlled Big 5 Media machine fails to make much mention let alone deliver actual context.
We exist under a so-called 2 party system. These 2 parties and the Big 5 Media work in concert together to ensure that no “3rd parties” have any chance of succeeding, despite giving us a facade of being mortal enemies while they divide and conquer. They’re almost perfectly totally against what the other is doing, but each side is still inherently supporting the same Technocracy agenda in what they do push for, while most of the time the career politicians are generally just paying lip service to the ideals that are expected of them.
“Democrats” fling all sorts of anti-war talk, but still vote to fund the wars, and American Imperialism in general. The US has over 1,000 military bases in foreign nations (about 6,000 total), with a dozens of supercarrier fleets (no other nation has even one). The rest of the world knows the U.S. as classical empire, and the Democrats are just as responsible for it. Even the word “freedom” has been manipulated into meaning the freedom to dominate, occupy and conquer. Meanwhile the “Republicans” talk all sorts of small government rhetoric, while helping to hyper-expand government and spending over the past 10 years. Democrats and Republicans are both just as responsible to the shipping of our jobs overseas so that we can only afford Chinese garbage products that aren’t even worth fixing when they break.
We don’t only use crude oil for fuel, we literally need it to be able to make virtually everything we enjoy in our daily modern lives, yet they claim alternative energy will actually impact how much oil we use. Over-stated environmental issue guilt-mongering dehumanizes us, while engineered conflicts makes us believe we humans are the problem, while the Technocrats argue they’re cybernetic technologies will have us evolve above these perceived “problems” in human nature.
Another related issue that we can all thank both Democrat and Republican career politicians for is the rapidly growing trend towards a Big Brother Police State. We’re on the verge of collapse, by their doings, yet they have more and more billions of dollars per year to spend on new ways to completely violate the Bill of Rights and spy on us in real time with virtually every device in our existence, while building a militarized police apparatus ready to crush any peaceful protest movement with state of the art technologies. Majority of the “western world” is already under a pervasive real time dragnet that makes the spying of the Soviet Union look like 1980’s 8-bit video games compared to XBox 360.
This is supposed to be a free nation, yet we’re not even free to move to the other side of the world and not pay the IRS taxes. We face prison time and the confiscation of our homes for possession of certain natural drugs that are less toxic than most of the synthetic drugs cooked up in big pharmaceutical labs that we’re overcharged for.
We’re free to talk, but we’re completely marginalized, and talking about the government these days gets you put on terrorist lists. Both Bush and Obama have declared war on Freedom of the Press. We’re not even free to travel without being groped and naked body scanned, for a ‘threat’ that didn’t even kill as many people in the year 2001 as did everyday aspirin.
The reality is, by all definitions, here in the US we’ve been enveloped by corporate fascism, while holding the world hostage as the only remaining “Superpower” aka global empire. We have both the Democrats and Republicans to thank for this, including both Obama and Bush, except the Democrats try and act different, by offering us global communism. The problem is that total communism and total fascism are technically indistinguishable, both being centralized government totalitarianism. This is verifiable by the reality that the US ranks 5th as the worlds worst Police State, right behind North Korea, China, Belarus and Russia. Same holds true on the international ranking of surveillance societies. What happened to the Land of the Free, and what are the implications of the beacon of freedom in the world descending into such darkness?
Worst Police States in the World.
To declare with absolute certainty that there isn’t a group or groups of like-minded people, large and small, that have the same overall elitist agendas, especially considering all of the undeniable realities we face, is insanity. It’s not like there’s some watchdog organization that makes sure we’re not being undermined by oligarchy ‘clicks’. It could be said that there are, but they’re usually labeled kooky nutter conspiracy theorists and are ridiculed and shouted down. Meanwhile technology marches on, power is consolidated and wealth is concentrated worldwide, with the elites of the world getting closer and closer to becoming gods, and cutting us out.
It all starts with the technological agenda, the AGI Manhattan Project. Next comes the system behind it, and the war against the masses which has already begun. It ends with the psychology and philosophy of the people working for it, and those behind it.
The AGI Manhattan Project
Radical life extension, along with body & brain augmentation, each aspects of the growing movement known as “Transhumanism”, are the overarching goals of the establishment. The first and foremost “holy grail” goal is Strong AI, aka Artificial General Intelligence. The world is full of AI; from video games to the stock market. But these AI’s are “narrow” in ability. AGI refers to a “general” intelligence. Generally intelligent, not narrowly. Human level and beyond intelligence would greatly accelerate their other technological goals kicking off what they call the “Technological Singularity“.
Regardless of whether or not you believe this to be possible, they’re actively doing it, and they’re taxing you for it. There is absolutely no debate or refutation to this fact whatsoever. This isn’t even to say it’s possible, but they’re trying with all of their might (and your money)to do it. It’s right on public military websites, and in video statements by the higher ups and even heads of top tech corporations. The New York Times even recently did a piece, titled “Merely Human? That’s So Yesterday“, that championed Ray Kurzweil, Sergey Brin, Larry Page, Peter A. Thiel, Peter H. Diamandis and Keith Kleiner as being at the forefront of the Singularian Movement. The Singularity University, located at NASA’s Ames Research Center, is their epicenter.
Perhaps most importantly, especially considering how if they succeed it would be undoubtedly the biggest event in human history, and most potentially devastating, with almost no chance of turning back, it’s all happening without an ounce of public discourse or debate.
This overall effort openly involves virtually every government agency and department, every branch of military, which are all funded by Congress, and led by the administrations of both George Walker Bush and Barack Hussein Obama. It also involves the projects and supercomputers at literally all major all national laboratories, along with virtually all national universities, and all of the above tied in with the majority of the crony heads of the top technology corporations.
The Intelligence Industrial Complex
In July of 2010, the Washington Post unveiled “Top Secret America“, a massive 2 year investigative journalism story with an interactive presentation detailing the post-9/11 security and intelligence apparatus. Their investigation into this realm of Military Industrial Complex uncovered some 1,271 government organizations, 1,931 private companies in about 10,000 locations, an estimated 854,000 contractors holding top-secret security clearances, all working on programs related to counter-terrorism, homeland security and intelligence across the United States. In Washington, and the surrounding area 33 building complexes for top-secret intelligence work are under construction or have been built since September 2001. Together they occupy the equivalent of almost three Pentagons or 22 U.S. Capitol buildings – about 17 million square feet of space.
All of that based on the premise of stopping Al Qaeda. Now 100% of the above wouldn’t be exactly be specifically about building AGI, but that is the overall security and domestic spying apparatus. What their massive report didn’t tabulate is the direct AGI Manhattan Project efforts being conducted primarily by DARPA, NASA, NIST and the NSF.
The Pentagons mad science coordination division, aka Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), sits at the top of this dragnet of science research & development (R&D) gathering. Enter the heart of science R&D pyramid… the AGI Manhattan Project.
DARPA is the lead agency. They are both the capstone, and the foundation. They coordinate national labs & universities, companies and corporations, and agencies with all branches of military. Their scientific “thrusts” run the entire gauntlet of transhumanism related efforts, from cybernetics to life extension to next-gen Skynet level artificially intelligent cognitive computers. They direct the R&D to the most appropriate groups and institutions, and then help orchestrate systems wide integration upon completion.
To cite all relevant quotes from their various programs could take half a book. At this juncture there’s only space to list and link the programs, which are basically all modules of the same goal:
Architectures for Cognitive Information Processing (ACIP), Biologically-Inspired Cognitive Architectures (BICA), Omnipresent High Performance Computing (OHPC), Real-World Reasoning (REAL), Cognitive Assistant that Learns (CALO), Deep Green (DG), Cognitive Information Processing Technology, Physical intelligence (PI), NetTrack (NT), Bootstrapped Learning (BL), Deep Learning, Integrated Learning (IL), Transfer Learning (TL), Accelerated Learning, Machine Reading (MR), Robustness of Biologically-Inspired Networks (RoBIN), Ubiquitous High Performance Computing (UHPC), Neurotechnology for Intelligence Analysts, Bio-Molecular Nano-Devices/Systems (MOLDICE), Biomimetic Computing, RealNose, Towards a Unification of Inference, Reasoning and Learning, Global Autonomous Language Exploitation (GALE), Self-Regenerative Systems (SRS), and Systems of Neuromorphic Adaptive Plastic Scalable Electronics (SyNAPSE).
This video was made using all government / military quotes and imagery.
It’s very difficult to even attempt to place budget figures on DARPA. They have their budget, as well as their cousins IARPA & HSARPA, while a lot of work by NASA, the NSF is in lockstep, not to mention military black budgets and secretive CIA & DIA budgets.
Funding for virtually every aspect of government agendas has hardly even decreased, while many areas have seen increases. The unique thing about DARPA is they aren’t limited by their budget alone.
Singularity University, Intelligent Archives (IA), Intelligent Systems, High-End Computing Capability (HECC), Integrated Systems Research, Nanotechnology, Biotechnology, Cognitive Sciences, and a dizzying array of other complex projects in those research areas. One project in particular stands out here:
NASA’s “Planetary Skin” program seeks to build a “global nervous system” network of sensors to monitor the entire planet, with all nations hooked into the system. It’s being sold on over-hyped Global Warming alarmism, and it intends to help the global management of resources, building a new carbon based economy. Watch the video. By its very nature it’s the ultimate act of high treason, a total stampede over national privacy and sovereignty, that’s costing us $100 million in it’s initial phase.
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Adaptive Systems Technology (AST), Cyber-enabled Discovery and Innovation (CDI), Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences (BCS), Emerging Frontiers (EF), Core BIO Investments, Adaptive Systems Technology (AST), Information and Intelligent Systems (IIS), Science and Engineering Beyond Moore’s Law, Cyber-physical Systems, Cognitive Engineering, Mapping the Brain in Time and Space, Cognitive Engineering,
One good example of virtually every government agency working in lockstep towards the Technological Singularity is the National Nanotechnology Initiative. The following institutions are all coordinated under the NNI, by the cabinet level National Science and Technology Council (NSTC):
Bureau of Industry and Security, Consumer Product Safety Commission,USDA, Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), Army Engineering R&D Center, Army Research Laboratory (ARL), Army Research Office (ARO), DARPA, Defense Research & Engineering (DDR&E), Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), Office of Naval Research (ONR), Department of Education, Department of Energy, Department of Homeland Security, Department of Justice, Department of Labor, Department of State, Department of Transportation, Department of Treasury, EPA, FDA, Forest Service, US Intelligence Community, U.S. International Trade Commission, NIH, NIST, NASA, NSF, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Patent and Trademark Office and the US Geological Survey.
Another prime example of the system wide drive for the Singularity is a 2001 conference organized by the Dept. of Commerce and the NSF, which produced a 482 page document titled “Converging Technologies for Improving Human Performance“. It had representatives and speakers from the following institutions:
The White House, National Science Foundation (NSF), Department of Commerce, Newt Gingrich, NASA, National Institutes of Health, Hewlet Packard, Institute for Global Futures, National Science and Technology Councils Subcommittee on Nanoscale Science Engineering and Technology (NSET), IBM, Raytheon, Lucent, University of California, Stanford University, Sandia National Labs, Brandeis University, MIT, University of Washington, University of Strathclyde, Tissue Informatics, University of Pennsylvania, University of Louisville, NYU Medical School, University of Calgary, Duke University, University of Texas, UCSB, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Carnegie Melon University, Department of Defense, DARPA, Naval Research Laboratory, Defense For Research, New England Complex Systems Institute, University of Virginia, University of Maryland, Institute of Nanotechnology, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Commission on the Future of Aerospace, US Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, The EPA, Department of Chemistry, Princeton Materials Institute …
The goal of the meeting wasn’t merely to promote the 4 “NBIC” technologies:
“Four transforming tools have emerged: nanotechnology for hardware, biotechnology for dealing with living systems, information technology for communication and control, and cognition-based technologies to enhance human abilities and collective behavior.”
Instead it was about structuring collaborative research to promote the converging of the 4 revolutionary science paradigms into an all new form of substrate. The goal being eventually to create and merge humans with new forms of synthetic “life”, to become “Post Humans”, and to merge humans into a brain implant enabled “hive mind” (that’s a quote):
If we can easily exchange large chunks of knowledge and are connected by high-bandwidth communication paths, the function an d purpose served by individuals becomes unclear. Individuals have served to keep the gene pool stirred up and healthy via s exual reproduction, but this data-handling process would no longer necessarily be linked to individuals. With knowledge no longer encapsulated in individuals, the distinction between individuals and the entirety of humanity would blur. Think Vulcan mind-meld. We would perhaps become more of a hive mind —an enormous, single, intelligent entity.
Another choice example of cross-sector collaboration to construct the Singularity, is the Singularity University, which is housed at none other than the NASA Ames Reserch Center (ARC), in Silicon Vally. It’s partners include Google, ePlanet, Autodesk, Motorola, FIAP, Steelcase, 23andMe, Canon, LinkedIn, WordPress, KurzweilAI, University of California, Stanford and others.
From there actual universities are the next realm of the AGI Manhattan Project. It would be absurdly counterproductive to even list only the universities which are directly awarded project solicitations from DARPA. But some of the universities with most relevance here are Standford, Carnegie–Mellon, Vanderbilt and the University of Chicago. These universities are amongst the forefront of transhumanist related research, and happen to be founded by robber baron industrial tycoons.
These tycoons were heavy advocates for Eugenics, a race pseudo-science movement of the early 20th Century, and their pet project schools listed above were amongst the leading fountain heads for eugenics theory. If you’re not aware of the history of eugenics this is required research material, it being the politicized science of 100 years ago, which utilized the same type of “crisis” fearmongering rhetoric that we hear today with “global warming” rhetoric.
By all measures, transhumanism is just the modern version of eugenics, the modern “self direction of human evolution”. A full history of eugenics and listing of their theories is beyond the scope here, but in short it was the race ‘science’ and methods of ‘solution’ that influenced Hilter‘s concentration camps. After Hitler’s vulgar display of eugenics the movement got a bad reputation and renamed it to transhumanism.
Today the link between transhumanism and eugenics isn’t merely in comparison or rhetoric, it can be found quoted right by James Hughes, the former Executive Director of the World Transhumanist Association (now known as “Humanity+”). In his book Cyborg Citizen he argues for moralitychips implanted in the brains of all citizens to ensure good behavior, class-based social policy, “global governance” through “world law” enforced by an “International Army”, UN “Power to tax nations and corporations” and state controlled eugenic enhancement programs.
Google was the primary institution behind the Singularity University, which is no surprise considering Google’s co-founders have repeatedly stated on the record that they intend to develop AI that in their words “would be like the mind of God“, which by default would be AGI. AGI is in effect the first sentence on their corporate philosophy page.
Their mission statement is to gather and organize all of the worlds information (literally all of it), and their statements are for their machine to understand all it it better than you or I ever could. This includes every book, scientific paper, web page, email, instant message, news & magazine article, ever written by humans that they can manage to get their hands on. It also includes images, user made videos (not even only those posted on YouTube), every movie and TV show ever recorded.
From there, Google is rapidly expanding into the phone and soon to be TV markets. While the TV side will only let them spy on you as well as the TV can, the phone market gives them real time GPS tracking with audio & camera monitoring. They’re on the record saying they already monitor everyone via their PC microphones, and it doesn’t end there.
Google’s model from the ground up is in building what they call “the mind of god”, knowing and “understanding everything in the world”, and in this pursuit they’re connected to the government and military to the core. The Google Boys truly are brilliant, as they’ve designed their system and all of their products to make the system smarter every time all of their users use them. Meaning, every time you use their ‘free’ services, and things like their phones, you help bring their “mind of god” scenario closer to reality.
It’s important to note that Google has a 1.2 million square foot research complex leased on NASA’s ARC, which is a borderline military facility. The main Googleplex HQ is almost literally next door neighbors of the ARC, and they use it to land their corporate and private aircraft. Google was a NASA / DARPA / NSF / CIA funded startup, and today they’re openly partnered with the NSA which has an open record of spying on the U.S. populace.
Google is but one corporate example.
Apple recently purchased a DARPA AGI-precursor pet project named “Siri” (PAL / CALO), for a cool $200 million. They didn’t actually buy it from DARPA, instead they bought it from Stanford Research Institute (SRI) who DARPA paid $150 million to make. That’s right, US taxpayers paid SRI $150 million to then turn around and sell the product to Apple for another $200 million, while themselves keeping what they need to build even more powerful AI in less time.
While Google is at the AGI forefront in software, IBM is leading the AGI renaissance in revolutionary hardware and mammalian brain simulation. Projects range from their Blue Brain to DARPA’s SyNAPSE (as explained by them in the video above). IBM’s Almaden Research Center is a major hub in AGI coordination where they host annual conferences for AGI luminaries to have a gathering of the minds.
When talking about hardware don’t leave out Intel. The Singularity is the passion of their CTO, as he explains in the video above and countless others. They’re even working on brain implants, perhaps to help Google reach their dream of everyone having Google built into their brains.
Hewlet Packard’s 10 year “Central Nervous System for the Earth” (CeNSE) program is likely the inspiration behind NASA’s Planetary Skin. They seem to have been in the lead of their own little realm of AGI Panopticon, while the other bigshot corporations take care of the rest of its aspects.
Microsoft, Cisco, Oracle, Yahoo, Sun, and endless others are also lockstep in the AGI Manhattan Project, all envious of Google’s leading role. It needs to be noted that federal funding budgets don’t include the funding allocated by these corporations themselves, or other outsiders, making assessing the true funding of the AGI Manhattan Project virtually impossible, but just going by non-secretive federal budget numbers it’s in the billions annually, not to mention parallel efforts in the UK & EU.
The 110th U.S. Congress, released a report on the Singularity, in 2007:
Every exponential curve eventually reaches a point where the growth rate becomes almost infinite. This point is often called the Singularity. If technology continues to advance at exponential rates, what happens after 2020? Technology is likely to continue, but at this stage some observers forecast a period at which scientific advances aggressively assume their own momentum and accelerate at unprecedented levels, enabling products that today seem like science fiction. Beyond the Singularity, human society is incomparably different from what it is today. Several assumptions seem to drive predictions of a Singularity. The first is that continued material demands and competitive pressures will continue to drive technology forward. Second, at some point artificial intelligence advances to a point where computers enhance and accelerate scientific discovery and technological change. In other words, intelligent machines start to produce discoveries that are too complex for humans. Finally, there is an assumption that solutions to most of today’s problems including material scarcity, human health, and environmental degradation can be solved by technology, if not by us, then by the computers we eventually develop.
While the AGI Manhattan Project really came to being under Bush (the “Christian”), Obama has brought it out of the lab and into his house. Obama, who likes to talk about innovation in technological revolutions, put one Zachary Lemnios as DoD Director of Defense Research & Engineering. This guy helped setup DARPA’s IPTO to spearhead the type of AI you see in the movies.
“America risks being left behind in the global economy: Revolutionary advances in information technology, biotechnology, nanotechnology and other fields are reshaping the global economy. Without renewed efforts, the United States risks losing leadership in science, technology and innovation.”
That’s what Obama’s campaign website said the day he was elected (which is completely removed now).
The “Revolutionary” advances he’s talking about are Artificial General Intelligence (“information technology”), genetic engineering / synthetic biology & designer babies (“biotechnology”), and too much in terms of nanotechnology to sound-byte like the others. The “other fields” he mentioned is almost certainly the other field he didn’t mention, cognitive sciences.
Google is at the forefront of this thing, with as deep of governmental integration as is possible (literally), including today with agents embedded in the Obama administration.
Google CEO Eric Schmidt and their “Chief Internet Evangelist” Vint Cerf were on Obama’s campaign team, and campaigned with him on the Obama jet, and was then immediately appointed ‘Special Economic Adviser’ on a panel of Federal Reserve and Goldman Sachs henchmen. Today he sits on Obama’s President’s Council of Advisers on Science and Technology.
Google managers and employees were some of the strongest supporters of candidate Obama, donating around $803,000 to his presidential campaign, according to the website OpenSecrets.org. Among corporate employees, only staffers at Goldman Sachs and Microsoft gave more.
Google’s fingerprints are visible on a broad new report on the future of the Internet and information commissioned by the Knight Foundation and the Aspen Institute. The paper calls for greater broadband deployments and “open-access policies.” FCC chairman Julius Genachowski and the administration’s chief technology officer, Aneesh Chopra, praised the report, saying it would guide Obama’s web policy. The co-chair of the commission that wrote the report? Google vice president Marissa Mayer.
At the SC09 (Supercomputing 2009) conference, Gore, the main keynote speaker at the event, in his speech titled “Building Solutions – Energy, Climate and Computing for a Changing World”, to an audience of 11,000 top technologists and technocrats, he argued that ‘supercomputing’ will save us from Global Warming. This wouldn’t be the first time he’s implied supercomputers will be our savior. In 2005, in front of nearly 2,000 technologists and technocrats, at Stanford’s Memorial Auditorium, Al Gore had then also appealed to massive supercomputers as being the savior from global warming.
The audience was filled with Silicon Valley luminaries: Apple’s Steve Jobs; Google’s Larry Page and Eric Schmidt; Internet godfather Vint Cerf; Yahoo!’s Jerry Yang; venture capitalists John Doerr, Bill Draper, and Vinod Khosla; former Clinton administration defense secretary William Perry; and a cross section of CEOs, startup artists, techies, tinkerers, philanthropists, and investors of every political and ethnic stripe.
The goal: to enlist the assembled leaders in finding market-driven, technological solutions to global warming and then, in quintessential Silicon Valley style, to rapidly disseminate their ideas and change the world. “I need your help here,” an emotional Gore pleaded at the end of the evening. “Working together, we can find the technologies and the political will to solve this problem.” The crowd fell hard. “People were surprised,” says Wendy Schmidt, who helped organize the event and, with her husband, Google CEO Eric Schmidt, supported Gore’s 2000 presidential campaign.
Ever since Al ”lost’ the 2000 election, he’s been serving on the Senior Board of Directors at Google, as well as at Apple Computer since 2003. The 1986 “National Science Foundation Authorization Act”, which was, in part, for the establishment of a global warming policy. What’s typically overlooked is the 2nd part of that same Act that was for the drive for the NSF/DARPA “supercomputing” program. Then, only 2 years later, in 1988, Gore authored legislation to:
“ESTABLISH A HIGH-CAPACITY NATIONAL RESEARCH COMPUTER NETWORK, DEVELOP AND DISTRIBUTE SOFTWARE, DEVELOP ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE PROGRAMS“
Al also campaigned for U.S. President that year, and according to him, his main goal of that campaign was more about increasing awareness of global warming than it was about actually winning.
Today Google enjoys perhaps the deepest government integration in history, with their primary operations being centered around AGI, and Apple just recently bought DARPA’s ‘Skynet precursor’ from SRI. Until 2009, Eric Schmidt sat on Apple’s Board of Directors with Al Gore, both of whom were implicated in a 2006 stock options backtrading scandal with Steve Jobs.
Decades ago he was closely allied with Al Gore’s “Atari Democrats“, and futurist Alvin Toffler, which had left a lot of people scratching their heads as to why he was the top “Republican” for so long.
At that “Converging Technologies for Improving Human Performance” event, Newt Gingrich did the key keynote presentation, and in it he refers to our current era in time as the “Age of Transitions”:
We are starting to live through two patterns of change. The first is the enormous computer and communications revolution described above. The second, only now beginning to rise, is the combination of the nanotechnology-biology-information revolution. These two S curves will overlap. It is the overlapping period that we are just beginning to enter, and it is that period that I believe will be an Age of Transitions.
Focusing on computers and communications is only the first step toward understanding the Age of Transitions. While we are still in the early stages of the computer-communications pattern of change, we are already beginning to see a new, even more powerful pattern of change that will be built on a synergistic interaction between three different areas: the nano world, biology, and information.
The sciences have reached a watershed at which they must combine in order to advance most rapidly. The new renaissance must be based on a holistic view of science and technology that envisions new technical possibilities and focuses on people. The unification of science and technology can yield results over the next two decades on the basis of four key principles: material unity at the nanoscale, NBIC transforming tools, hierarchical systems, and improvement of human performance.
After he resigned (right while Bill Clinton was being impeached), he went on to stand together with Hillary Clinton in setting up computerized health records. One the one hand it can help some people, on the other it completely deprivatizes our health records by allowing the federal government instant access.
Quote: “We want to live forever, and we’re getting there.”
Manhattan Project v2.0
National laboratories are the final “public” realm. Literally all of them, and their supercomputers are fully integrated into the aforementioned apparatus. One example of choice would be Los Alamos, which was the home of the original Manhattan Project. They’re hooked up, along with many leading universities, into the NSF’s TeraGrid network, which is a super high speed advanced version of the Internet, designed specifically for large scale science collaboration across institutions, enabling access to the various different top-in-class supercomputers. What puts DARPA at the top of the scientific pyramid is that they have access to mining literally every resource, meaning even indirectly supportive work done at different levels are still at their disposal for concept and results mining.
Major sites in Manhattan Project v1.0.
It can be ascertained that the countless thousands of people indirectly involved in it don’t even realize what they’re a part of. With global telecommunications now being radically different than 60 years ago, private intranets can connect up any remote office or personal computer as a collective.
This means that a modern day Manhattan Project could be operated across the planet in ‘secret’ with great ease. This would especially be the case if you had literally a million or more parallel platformed CPU’s at your disposal (like Google does). Consider that computing power per $1000 is literally less than millionth what was during the Manhattan Project, and that project only cost about US$24 billion. Anything even resembling a modern semiconductor computer hadn’t even been invented yet. Meanwhile, every year their capabilities expand as CPU prices drop and work gets easier, exponentially, thanks to Moore’s Law and the Law of Accelerating Returns. The original Manhattan Project had about 100,000 workers, mostly all doing physical labor. The AGI Manhattan Project can easily have more than that figure, mostly all doing direct scientific research.
The Debate Over The AGI Manhattan Project Is Over!
Unlike the issues being exploited to operate it, there’s no debating the existence of the AGI Manhattan Project. The issue is what the intentions of the true elites that shape U.S. policy have in mind for all of this. Listening to the PR people of transhumanism should offer a safe insight: becoming “gods”.
There’s a war being waged against us. A great many of the people on the planet are feeling the effects from this already, via the economic meltdown. While the generic economic war didn’t against us started generations ago, the modern technological war came before the economic assault, so we’ll explore that first.
These graphs begin when the Dept. of Education was founded.
We’re being targeted as children with social engineering indoctrination, to be desensitized to perpetual surveillance, while being systematically dumbed down. Every year school children’s productivity scores twirl around the downward spiral, despite increases in Dept. of Education spending annually. You get what you pay for. Today when we’re born our DNA goes into a federal DNA Databank. Next the children are targeted by manipulative marketers openly bent on turning them into mindless brand loyalist consumers via TV and other forms of media.
On the way to school they face being monitored via microphones while riding the bus, iris scanning at the entrance, and then they’re under the watchful eye of cameras and on duty police, including cameras in the restrooms and in some cases inside the actual toilets, and at lunch they might have to pay using their thumbprint. Finally, when they go home they have to worry about being recorded by camera and microphone by school issued laptops while being tracked with GPS trackers.
Perhaps in a few years the system will start installing full naked body scanners into schools like are going into all of the airports. As adults we’re being trained to be subjected to being frisked or filed into a naked body scanner, which are meant to become mandatory. You would never see a government official go through one of these and then post the images online, yet in the UK even children are supposed to go through them even though it violates child pornography laws.
All of this over a ‘panty bomber’ plot that didn’t succeed, where reports suggest that the scanners wouldn’t have caught him, while the real problem was that he got on the plane without a passport. All of this being conducted by the TSA, while Obama has appointed a controversial spy figure to head the agency. It’s no surprise when we hear reports of maniac TSA employees power tripping over citizens and literally declaring themselves to be god.
In Our Homes
We’re not even allowed to have privacy in our homes. It used to be illegal for any level of government to tap our phones without a warrant. But then Bush’s FedGov unilaterally decided it would, and after breaking the law the Democrat Congress adjusted the ‘laws’ to allow it while giving telecom companies immunity. Obama campained on stopping telecom immunity, and then immediately moved to protect it. Now the Army, NSA, FBI (more), Justice Dept. and others do it anyways with an ongoing record of abuse, while storing untold amounts of data in vast databases. Under the “Patriot Act” they can literally break into your home without anyone’s knowledge and go through your things and plant bugs, which opens the door to the planting of false evidence.
They peek into our mail. Popping up in neighborhoods are police cameras with high-res night vision lenses than can zoom into peoples windows. Every census has them asking ever more personal questions, this time asking virtually everything, while having the census takers use a GPS transponder to mark your front door into their system. This is precisely what they used to do in the Soviet Union. Today it appears on virtually all fronts that despite out living the Soviets, the US federal government has become the enemy and makes those who criticize it enemies of the state.
When we’re being targeted, it can be assumed that we’re the enemy. We’re especially targeted on the Internet. Not only do many of the relevant Internet companies store our personal emails and surfing habits, they’re pushed by various levels of government to do so for at least 5 years. Between the Pentagon, Air Force, DARPA, CIA, FBI (more), NSA, EU and local police we’re monitored browsing the web, using all of the major social networks and in online video games. In case you assume they don’t have enough people to do all of this, they’re using AI in countless forms to catalog and chronicle all of the data they can.
They even use AI to assess bloggers moods & opinions, for “hate speech” and other “subversive” behavior. All of this for domestic citizens, as now the “terrorist threats” are citizens from “supporters of the Constitution“, to “Luddites” and “conspiracy theorists” who complain about all of this Big Brother technology invading their rights to privacy. Next Obama is moving to create an ID token “Identity Ecosystem” designed to remove passwords from everything we do, where instead our personal names are tied to every single electronic device and component therein, right down to the flash memory chip you plug into your digital camera.
Then when we try to leave our homes it’s the same story. You walk out your door and a military satellite might spot you. Then you get into your car, that has an increasing chance of being equipped with trackable GPS. You’re tracked as you drive down the road to have your face and license plate and scanned by cameras that mail you your traffic ticket via robotic automation. Mandatory black boxes are being proposed for all new vehicles that record even more data. Stop in for a tattoo and you might falsely get caught up in an FBI investigation. Our airfare travel and border crossings being recorded, travel funds even being frozen, yet illegal immigrants are allowed to run rampant in border regions causing an escalating drug cartel warzone situation.
This crisis is caused not just by a flawed border policy, but by us not being free to do what we want with our bodies. According to the federal government, even when states decide for themselves that it is, but this is beside the point. Biometric ID cards were first proposed to domesticate the illegals, and now they’re about to be forced upon us all as an unconstitutional National ID, while the Fed’s are setting up a National Biometrics Agency.
Also consider that vice president Joe Biden once promised Supreme Court justice Roberts that one day he’d have to rule on whether or not everyone would be forced to take an implantable microchip to track their whereabouts via satellite.
We’re being “Reality Mined” via our cell phones. Even if you try to walk, your cell phone has tabs on you. Under Bush the precedent was set for us to be physically tracked via both triangulation and GPS and to be monitorable in real time via the microphone or camera. Obama’s Justice Dept. fought in court in 2010 to keep it active. Even if the phone is turned off, the feds and police can still activate the microphone. You literally have to remove the battery to stop it, while the more sophisticated phones like those made by Apple and Google have increasing methods to be able to study our behavior, and to condition us to actually enjoy being tracked and monitored 24/7.
These phones have the ability to transcribe all of our conversations spoken within the phones microphone range to be cataloged, which is a particular threat to business people considering you’re literally trusting all of your trade secrets and insider information with corporations like Google who have their own automated shopping system. The Google Android phone even has a free app that ‘lets’ you take a snapshot of your eye’s iris so they can store it in their NSA databanks, while the army is developing high speed iris scanners that scan rapidly scan entire crowds of people.
Next Homeland Security wants private industry to integrate smell sensors into out phones, while DARPA is trying to scent sensing capability able to detect, track, and even positively identify people and detect “aggression or hostile intent”.
Just as the public is gradually discovering the world of biometrics, newer neurometrics are becoming commonplace. In recent years scientists have managed to use brain imaging to read the human mind. Successes include being able to see what a person is seeing, knowing who a person was spoke to and what was said, what number a person has seen, memories of where someone been, where thoughts of familiar objects occur inside the mind and predictive analysis of what a person is thinking about.
Today these successes and others has the military and other security agencies pushing for checkpoint based as well as mobile mind and behavior scanners. Desired and even existing products range from airport screening mind readers, micro-expression behavior scanners, voice analyzers, binoculars from Northrop Grumman to detect threats through brain activity, super sensitive lie detectors, and voice recognition software that reads peoples brainwaves.
Next we have DARPA’s Total Information Awareness program. TIA was to be about gathering and linking every scrap of data possible on people through massive artificially intelligent data mining supercomputers, and then to create complex maps of every possible connection people have to one another. Even private banking records aren’t safe from government prying. Initially Congress ruled to shut it down as being unconstitutional, but it didn’t take long before it was parted out amongst the various expected agencies of interest, all connected under Homeland Security. After a few years mainstream media reports of it still being alive began to surface, and the new Democrat congress did nothing to stop it.
FBI Surveillance is to the hilt unconstitutional, and surveillance software is expected to quadruple by 2013. Today Fusion Centers are being set up in every state using the TIA framework, manned by military, federal and state police officials, all under Homeland Security and endorsed by Obama. All of this data cataloging of virtually everyone, even though it’s proven that datamining doesn’t even work at tracking terrorist cells. Maybe a new Domestic Intelligence Agency can solve that?
Despite cyber security being overhyped as usual, the military with Homeland Security and the NSA have created the Office of Cyber Command (CyberCom) “as a unified, sub-division of U.S. Strategic Command to operate the Defense Department’s information resources of 15,000 computer networks across 4,000 military bases in 88 countries”. The modis operandi acronym for this thrust is C4ISR, which stands for “Command, Control; Computers, and Communication Intelligence Surveillance & Reconnaissance”.
Overall efforts in this domain are filled with controversy. Obama’s first Director of the National Cyber Security Center (NCSC) quit after less than a year, stating that the nation’s computer security efforts poses “threats to our democratic processes.” Obama’s replacement lacks accountability not even being allowed to testify before congress. Other agendas include making it a serious crime for using file sharing networks, to an “Internet Kill Switch” that can shut down the web or sectors of the web considered a threat, to it being used in the War on Drugs (much like the Patriot Act and Homeland Security are).
Various powerful AI agents are being developed for all of this. One is the Ubiquitous Network Transient Autonomous Mission Entities (aka Cybots) program that a team of researchers is developing at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Another is called CyberStorm developed by a private company named Trusted Computer Solutions. Another is an NSA program called “Perfect Citizen“.
All of these tracking systems are being integrated into a pervasive and ubiquitous 3 dimensional real time global surveillance system. Stopping global warming is stated in the first paragraph of the official description of NASA’s “Planetary Skin” global nervous system. As Hewlett Packard prepares the nerves for it via technologies such as “smart dust”, IBM is working with DARPA to build the “global brain’ AGI system to hook it all into. All of this tied together via the military “Global Information Grid“. The EU has the same idea as they’re building a global monitoring system being designed to also predict into the future. It’s no wonder there’s all this talk about a global government starting with deep USA & EU integration.
This goes beyond just having a bunch of everyday cameras on the street. It’s about a full scale real time 3D monitoring system composing all different sorts of state of the art AI enabled predictive sensors from smell to imagery, from below to above from ground to satellite.
DARPA programs that are part of the AGI Panopticon include:
Mind’s Eye, Fine Detail Optical Surveillance (FDOS), Flow-based Information Theory Tracking (FITT), Persistent Stare Exploitation and Analysis System (PerSEAS), Exploitation of 3-D Data (E3D), Urban Reasoning and Geospatial Exploitation Technology (URGEnT), Standoff Precision ID in 3-D (SPI-3D), Persistent Operational Surface Surveillance and Engagement (POSSE), Autonomous Real-Time Ground Ubiquitous Surveillance – Infrared (ARGUS-IR), Cognitive Technology Threat Warning System (CT2WS), Fopen Reconnaissance, Surveillance, Tracking and Engagement Radar (FORESTER), NEOVISION2, NetTrack (NT), Harnessing Infrastructure for Building Reconnaissance (HIBR), and Conflict Modeling, Planning, and Outcomes Experimentation (COMPOEX).
The combination of all of these aspects would have this system able to see through trees, walls and deep into the ground; while having billions of sensors of all types and sizes spread out across the earth; in and on everything. And guess who gets to pay for it.
It’s worth noting that in 2003 9,000 people died in automotive accidents, three times how many died on 9/11, a single disaster which could have been prevented without any of these new Orwellian technologies, or a Police State.
The thing about 9/11 was that same day Bush said the terrorists attacked our freedoms, which was then parroted by media pundits and politicians for years. Yet the federal government has been the one attacking our freedoms increasingly and persistently, doing things to us that won’t stop Islamic terrorism, while doing things that is creating more terrorists globally, while not even doing things like securing our borders where terrorists could infiltrate our nation with supposed suitcase nukes. The “American” people are the ones being targeted across the board as terrorists, as enemies of the state. Guilty until proven innocent, and then still suspect needing to be monitored and tracked.
Stop The Neo-Luddites
There are already efforts to demonize “Luddites” or “Neo-Luddites” as terrorists. People who oppose technological progress are generally called Luddites. It was a late 19th Century movement with the most famous case being the more modern Unabomber. Today if you opposed the Big Brother AGI Panopticon that gets you the stigmatized label Neo-Luddite.
In 2009 Homeland Security released a document titled “Domestic Extremism Lexicon“, which listed Neo-Luddites as terrorists, right above “Aryan prison gangs”. This document followed the 2009 “MIAC Report“, which listed opponents of global government and forced RFID ‘Verichip” implants, as well as the supporters of third party candidates such as Ron Paul, as potential militia terrorists. In a 2008 paper written by Cass Sunstein, head of Obama’s Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, said that “conspiracy theorists” need to be infiltrated, which sounds an awful lot like a modern COINTELPRO.
Richard A. Clarke, former conterterrorist czar and today special advisor to Obama, wrote a fiction forewarning book “Breakpoint”, that tells a tale set in 2012 about Luddite terrorists. The Luddites are trying to stop a global artificial intelligence network dubbed “Globalgrid” & “Living Software” that was being built by DARPA, NASA Ames and the Googleplex with help from Carnegie-Stanford.
Then we have Dr. Michio Kaku, a top level transhumanist technocrat elitist, who says those who oppose global government & transhumanism are “terrorists”. You might have seen him in his 3 part BBC documentary “Visions of the Future”.
Protesting virtually any issue out there gets you added to terrorist watch lists, especially now that the Pentagon has labeled protesting “low level terrorism“. The Obama administration wants it so that if you’re put on a terrorist no fly list you can’t buy a firearm, without any conviction, while 6 years old kids have been rejected at airports for being on the list. So if you protest any issue you might not be able to travel or buy a gun. And if you do protest you may face brutal consequences.
Police riot squads already have or are developing a daunting array of Milspec sophisticated “non-lethal” weapons including sonic cannons, microwave pain beams, optical ‘vomit beam’ guns, shotgun and grenade launcher fired tasers, “Shockwave” swarm fired taser batteries, crowd blaster tear gas launchers and discuss other sickening things like chemical neurowarfare and microwave beams that will rain pain from the sky for use against demonstrators. Odds of facing these weapons are higher than you’d think, as at protest after protest police agent provocateurs are busted vandalizing businesses and burning cop cars to justify beating and arresting crowds of protesters. Under the “Enemy Belligerent, Interrogation, Detention, and Prosecution Act of 2010,” introduced by Sens. John McCain and Joseph Lieberman, you might even be detained indefinitely without trial for dissent.
The growing trend for the past several decades has been the militarization of the police, turning them into a standing army. There is now even a NORTHCOM marine hit squad brigade has been tasked with Homeland Security objectives, including the stomping of protesters. All of this is a violation of the Posse Comitatus Act, passed in 1878 to prevent the federal government from using the military for law enforcement.
Every year whichever president is in office signs new executive orders further consolidating the military takeover of the US, and Obama is no exception to this rule. We’re already under a state of de facto martial law, as we’ve been under a state of national emergency since 1995, and these executive orders are always written under the context of a national emergency. It’s also worth noting that by de facto 2/3 of U.S. citizens live in “Constitution Free Zones“.
Obama signed Executive Order 13528 establishing a “council of governors” to consolidate power over the National Guard. Laws are constantly introduced and even passed giving the military and federal government the ‘legal right’ to detain us in secret, against the foundational concept of Habeas Corpus, with no legal representation, indefinitely, where we can be brutally tortured and even ‘disappeared’ for ever. Whether or not you think that would ever happen is irrelevant, as this is already chiseled in stone. Ask yourself why they’d install such measures, and ask yourself why they’d have hundreds of designated civilian internment FEMA / Halliburtan / military camps (with barbwire pointing inwards) for detainment and civilian labor.
With all of the police and the half a trillion dollar plus budget military, ask yourself for what valid reason Obama has said repeatedly that he intends to set up a civilian national security force “just as large, just as well funded as the military”, that includes a mandatory draft and youth snitch brigades. Ask yourself why Homeland Security is training the Boy Scouts in SWAT team gear and tactics, on mock missions to subdue an Iraq War veterans.
Ask yourself why the military is constantly setting up checkpoints and patrol streets in cities across the US. Ask yourself why the military runs drills in US cities, that include foreign troops, doing mock roundups of groups of US citizens. Ask yourself why FEMA has a system of over 50,000 religious “Clergy Response Team” ready to help round up guns, and to snitch on potential freedom fighters that might go to their local religious leaders for rest. Ask yourself why the Bush administration said they could massacre US citizens.
Wake Up Call
Ask yourself what these things have to do with terrorism, when the policies and actions of the federal government are what is pissing everyone off domestically and around the world. Ask yourself why each new administration is more secretive than their predecessors, with Obama’s being worse than Bush’s even after all the “change” he campaigned on. Ask yourself why the military is openly and deliberately training kids to be killers via video games, and why they’re making the interfaces of military equipment based on games, when 1 in 3 homeless men are military veterans.
How is celebrating the 4th of July even legitimate, when faced with all of these things perpetrated by this illegitimate government, and federal taxes today are 50 times what the Boston Tea Party people had imposed upon them?
They Don’t Need Us
The military is pushing ever harder for an all out robot done military force. The Air Force already has its first entire drone fighter wing. Obama expended the war into Pakistan using drones, with a bruised record so far. Ground based drones already come with extensive weapons platforms, and nearly fully autonomous automobiles. Drones are being readied for police functions including squashing protests, while police are already using them in the US for surveillance.
They’re already autonomous, but currently the ability for the drones to fire on targets is disabled. But DARPA and friends such as Northrup Grumman, Lockheed Martin, and Boeing push forth for more powerful drones of different variants, with MESH grid connectivity. Mad science research has robot AI learning how to deceive to reach their objectives, and to learn evolve predator-prey strategies. For years mad scientists have had radio controlled rats, cockroaches, monkeys, dragonflies and more, but the problem is these aren’t self-guiding to their missions, can’t see through walls, and aren’t as good for hooking into the hive mind.
After September 11th the CIA’s infamous Project MKULTRA mind war program went back into overdrive. MKULTRA was originally about all creative forms of cognitive warfare from (successfully) wiping a persons entire slate of lifetime memories totally blank, to cognitive enhancement to mind control. Today there’s no telling what secretive projects the CIA and their spook collaborators have been up to, but public developments can be a strong indicator.
One example would be the NSF’s “Cybertools” 2 part program is both sociological and psychological. The Psychological aspect, carried out by the University of Chicago, developed:
tools for collecting and analyzing human behavioral data on an unprecedented scale and level of sophistication. In their “SuperLab,” the multidisciplinary team of researchers will be able to track human behavior in both individual and group settings, while collecting exquisitely detailed data on the participants in real time. These data, in turn, will help the Chicago group address research questions that far exceed the capacity of any laboratory today. How is social behavior correlated with the participants’ neural activity, for example? How is it connected with their movements, postures, gestures, facial expressions and speech–or for that matter, their state of development, environmental context and cultural norms? Central to the Chicago group’s effort will be the creation of a distributed data warehouse known as the Social Informatics Data Grid (SID Grid): a piece of cyberinfrastructure will encourage data sharing and accelerate the development of standards for collecting and coding physiological and behavioral data. The SID Grid will be deployed as part of the larger TeraGrid, a suite of grid computing resources available to the scientific community at large.
The Chicago group will develop, test, and refine their data collection and analysis tools through research in three areas of inquiry: multimodal communication, neurobiology of social behavior, and cognitive and social neuroscience. But they foresee many other uses for the tools they will create. Most notably, their efforts will contribute to research on how human behavior can be automatically extracted, and even interpreted, from media like audio and video recordings. Such research may open the way towards mining the truly vast amounts of data on human behavior that are recorded every day.
Humans can be and are programmed and manipulated via numerous means such as psychiatric drugging or operant conditioning via electric shock. Humans can actually be physically controlled via remote control by pulsing soundwaves just behind the ears, and our moral judgments can be altered via electromagnetism. Considering the fact this kind of research is going on out in the open it hardly even has an impact on people when they hear that France has made it a crime to yell at our spouse, or Obama’s plan to mandate “lifestyle behavior modification”.
It’s bad enough that marketers are using brain scans to test the effectiveness of TV commercials, but then we have the National Research Council and the Defense Intelligence Agency releasing reports that the human brain is the battlefield of the future. Then we have the Army preparing to give soldiers “synthetic telepathy” via brain implants, with the Air Force bent on using bioscience to “artificially overwhelm enemy cognitive abilities.” On top of it all, why is Obama pushing for pre-crime arrests and indefinite detention?
John Holdren, Obama’s Science Czar, coauthored a book, “Ecoscience“, with Paul Ehrlich who is an infamous top eugenicist Malthusian doomsday theorist. In it they argued there needs to be a “United Nations” based “planetary regime” that institutes forced one child policies as well as adding sterilants to drinking water supply.
Considering this fact, ask yourself why we’re being sickened by countless softkill weapons, and denied recent safe cancer cures. Why did Bill Gates say that vaccines would be used to reduce the global population by one billion, while pushing $10 billion of his fortune to make this the “decade of vaccines“? And why is the wealthiest man in the world, Warren Buffet, doing this side by side with Mr. Gates?
By now there might even be aboriginal tribes people -totally off the grid- around the world that have heard about the Great Recession, so detailing it’s total implications is beyond the scope here. Instead the key causes and some of the key players and their connections to all of this is the focus.
Many people put all of the blame on the housing bubble, but a more realistic view is that that crisis only sped up the inevitable. The massive spending associated with bailouts and stimulation merely put off even longer the inevitable. The longer this inevitable is put off the harder the crash will be. Just look at the numbers. Spending got us into the mess, so in response they spend even more. Like it’s going out of style… literally.
It wasn’t originally designed to implode, despite that being how it looks today, but it’s always been designed to leech away the self-reliable wealth of those with less. The less you have the more it hurts you… is and always has been the purpose of the privately owned Federal Reserve bank. The mechanism responsible is inflation.
When the value of the dollar is deliberately reduced every year it creates a situation where you have to set up your surplus finances in ways that will hedge against the inflationary dollar devaluation. During ‘normal’ times, you could invest your money into your home or other property and as the value of the dollar goes down the value of the property would go up. This is just the opposite with automobiles which helps explain why social engineering has us all obsessing with dumping all of our money into our cars that are worth $10,000 less the day you drive it off the lot. Everybody’s primary financial concerns should be in how to position their earnings against inflation, not new spinner rims.
Now what happened with the housing meltdown is the big trend that makes it hard to believe that the design wasn’t to rob almost literally all of the populace, as normally the best thing the little guy can do is invest in his property so that he can fight off inflation. All those years most people thought their house was somehow naturally going up in value, in reality the dollar was going down in value and the markets knew it. Except now the value of our homes has plummeted, it’s unsafe to even invest in property, endless millions refinanced their homes and now owe more than the property is worth, and some 60% of US national assets have been absorbed by the Federal Reserve and the Big 6 banking cartel that are the majority stock holders in the “Fed”.
The other catalyst of the economic downturn was the fuel price crisis. It served as the 1-2 punch to the entire global economy. In the graph above you can see that the more fuel consumption went down the more the price went up. This is the opposite of how the market works, proving massive manipulation. What’s important about is it happened directly parallel to the housing collapse, which made its effects substantially worse than if it occurred in 1999. Assuming it was deliberate, what does this tell you about the titans of Wall Street and their disdain for the global populace?
That graph shows that neither oil production nor inventory had never changed in ways to justify the spike in prices. On the contrary, inventories went up while consumption was down while mass scale price gouging like never before was in full effect. The answer for how this happened was market speculation. The big banks and hedge funds in effect ‘all’ got together and continuously bet in large scale that oil prices would go up, and sure enough that’s what happened. The costs of everything went up, people were broke, major institutions absorbed by the government & banks, the property markets crashed, and now the inevitable collapse is out in the open for everyone to see.
Note that during the peak of the oil crisis Obama actually went on the record saying that ‘fuel’ prices should be artificially increased so that people would use less fossil fuels. Now he didn’t say to raise oil prices in that particular quote, but inherently that is the overall goal of Cap’N Trade type policies, and we all had a devastating test run during the artificial fuel crisis. Can anyone say they were glad the test run of Cap & Trade happened?
Obama’s Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner is a Federal Reserve agent, being the former president of the New York branch Federal Reserve Bank. Other Federal Reserve agents in the Obama Administration include Paul Volker, Christina Romer, Alan Blinder, Robert Rubin and Lawrence Summers.
As with 9/11, Bush ignored all of the warnings of the looming ‘economic 9/11′. His Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson was the former CEO of Goldman Sachs, a key player in the economic meltdown. Goldman has embraced the world of AI, with sophisticated AI supercomputers that utilize learning algorithms to conduct “high frequency trading” that allows them to literally cheat at the stock trading game, and in all likelihood conduct operations such as artificially raising global fuel prices. Goldman Sachs agents in the Obama’s inner circle include Gary Gensler, John Corzine, Rahm Emanuel, Mark Patterson, Neel Kashkari, Reuben Jeffery III and even Elana Kagen.
During the economic disaster, Goldman executives cheered their results, emails went on to show. All throughout the crisis, Sachs reaped billions of dollars in record profits while the rest of the world economy has floundered. In July of 2010 Sachs was fined the record amount of $550 million by the SEC for their role in the Subprime fiasco. The same day their stocks actually went up 5% as those in the game know how much evil they had committed, and were relieved at only having to pay a mere $550 million. Days after the settlement, Sach’s put aside $9 billion for employee bonuses.
Sachs was Obama second largest campaign contributor, funneling him $994,795, 7 times what Enron famously gave to Bush. His other top contributors included Google, Harvard, University of California, Microsoft, Citigroup, JP Morgan Chase, Stanford, IBM, Morgan Stanley, BP and General Electric.
Side note: General Electric is a corporation not yet discussed. It’s one of the largest weapons manufacturers in the world, and also has its hands in new green technologies like those mercury filled curly lightbulbs many environmentalists are pushing. As the top lobbyist in DC, and being one of the Big 5 media complex, these cronies reap profits from lobbying congress and propagandizing the populace in supporting both “defense budgets” and the global warming agenda.
These people are textbook “Disaster Capitalists”, those whose portfolios are stacked to reap profits and success in their goals via the mass scale suffering of others. It’s no secret that BushCo. was a regime of disaster capitalists, but ObamaCo. is too. Rahm Emanuel and Hillary Clinton have made public statements condoning the capitalization of crisis. The notorious Henry Kissinger said the economic crisis was a “great opportunity” for Obama to create a “new world order.” Disaster capitalists are amongst the greatest threat to the world, as having people set up to reap profits ranging from millions to trillions sets a precedent of why would they prevent the crisis, especially if there are agendas that transcend money. “Problem Reaction Solution” is the mechanism to our undoing.
Between the agents from the Federal Reserve many of the key players in the economic meltdown are all accounted for. On top of everything above, Larry Summers, under Bill Clinton, played a key role in repealing the Glass-Steagall Act, which was set up after the first Great Depression to prevent it from happening again. He also helped deregulate derivatives, for which there is now a one quadrillion dollar bubble. After the modern collapse had already begun, Obama made him a top level adviser.
The Federal Reserve was the centerpiece of the housing bubble, as well as in serving as the vehicle to enable Congress to commit runaway spending that involves endless wars and the AGI Manhattan Project. In the meltdown aftermath, Obama moved immediately to hand the bankster monolith even more power, and the Congress banished Ron Paul’s legislation that would have given the Congress for the first time the ability to audit the Federal Reserve to bring to light their deeds.
These players are amongst those at the forefront of setting up a total plutocracy. In a plutocracy the wealthy rule everything, as described by a famous leaked Citigroup memo, where at an alarming pace the regular people of the world face no hope of being able to utilize the NBIC technologies including even non-radical life extension. The Federal Reserve itself is the primary mechanism used to ‘fund’ the the AGI Manhattan Project and all the rest, except the debt they provide to do it incurs interest. In effect, we’re being taxed almost literally to death so they can accelerate their technological goals.
The mentality of the classical elitist must be discussed. They tend to be Social Darwinists, who apply Darwinist theory to sociology. In their view it’s their divine role to dominate those beneath them, at the top of the food chain as the fittest to survive. This class of elites are their own social group, much like how most ordinary people identify themselves with race, political party, music scene, and so on. This social group adherence transcends the everyday social group affiliations the rest of us know, and elitist propaganda has us all wanting to identify with them to subconsciously justify their types of actions.
Another issue in the economic war is Health Care Reform. While the US certainly needed reform, which carries with it a huge debate, consider that the bill rammed through Congress was almost literally written by health insurance companies. Within it are massive tax hikes on numerous fronts, including mandatory health insurance. The full implications are beyond the scope here, but look further into what was actually passed and you will see.
Humanity needs to wake up to the system and the technology. The system is killing the liberty and prosperity of the world, while the technology promises in itself to perhaps wipe out the species. The NBIC technology platform is about changing humans into posthumans. With the despotic system we face all bets are off about hoping it wouldn’t be enforced or worse. The technology alone can wipe us all out in the fashion of a scifi movie. Meanwhile humanity itself could tear itself apart when humans start upgrading and therefore make non-upgraded humans obsolete in the dwindling workforce.
Just this social meltdown war alone could call what one leading AGI scientist calls “gigadeath”. Hugo de Garis postulates that a new era of class warfare will morph into an inter-species warfare event could lead to the death of billions of people.
Nanotechnology alone poses inherent threats greater than anything we’ve ever faced. Nanobots that can penetrate past the blood-brain barrier to attach to neurons for mind control threatens an entire new dimension of tyranny. These could be released into the drinking water supply or administered via vaccine shots.
Currently billions of dollars per year are dumped into nano research by governments and corporations worldwide. Even Ray Kurzweil realizes this threat. His “solution” is for us to deliberately inject ourselves with “defensive” nanobots, which only creates entire new sets of problems.
For there to be any hope of the worst not happening from the looming breakthrough technologies this tyrannical system needs to be stopped, and mass scale public debate needs to occur. Currently it’s all being rushed in under the radar and at breakneck speed. This is beyond wreckless. The technology issue is immense, and needs to be debated, but first and foremost we must focus on deeply changing the system before it’s too late.
The writing is on the wall. We face unspeakable darkness where there is no escape and turning back. There is no longer any longer any time to play games. We’re already on our last stand, but are we going to make one?
There is still hope, but time is short. The corrupted banking system is the most obvious starting point, but we now have a way to slow down the growing AGI using simple Automated Untelligence software tools that can be fun to use. AU must be employed to curb the “Semantic Web” and Google’s looming hard takeoff. For the political system, we have a unifying concept to pull the funding out from underneath the criminally corrupt Congress, via Consensual Taxation only, marginalizing their powers over us and to do these things that are bent on power instead of the human betterment they’re claimed to be. The future is now. Fight for what you want it to become, because the dystopian system being set up is already fighting you.
Tags: Cell Phones, Tracking
As the communications device grows in popularity, technology experts and US law enforcement agencies are devoting increasing efforts to understanding their potential for forensics investigators.
While police have tracked criminals by locating their position via conventional mobile phone towers, iPhones offer far more information, say experts.
“There are a lot of security issues in the design of the iPhone that lend themselves to retaining more personal information than any other device,” said Jonathan Zdziarski, a former computer hacker who now teaches US law enforcers how to retrieve data from mobile phones.
“These devices organise people’s lives and, if you’re doing something criminal, something about it is going to go through that phone.” Apple has sold more than 50 million iPhones since the product was launched in 2007.
Mr Zdziarski told The Daily Telegraph he suspected that security had been neglected on the iPhone as it had been intended as a consumer product rather than a business one like rivals such as the Blackberry.
An example was the iPhone’s keyboard logging cache, which was designed to correct spelling but meant that an expert could retrieve anything typed on the keyboard over the past three to 12 months, he said.
In addition, every time an iPhone’s internal mapping system is closed down, the device snaps a screenshot of the phone’s last position and stores it.
Investigators could access “several hundred” such images from the iPhone and so establish its user’s whereabouts at certain times, he said.
In a further design feature that can also help detectives, iPhone photos include so-called “geotags” so that, if posted online, they indicate precisely where a picture was taken and the serial number of the phone that took it.
“Very, very few people have any idea how to actually remove data from their phone,” Sam Brothers, a mobile phone researcher for US Customs and Border Protection told the Detroit Free Press.
“It may look like everything’s gone but for anybody who’s got a clue, retrieving that information is easy.”