Published on 8 Jun 2016 by VICE When NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden leaked details of massive government surveillance programs in 2013, he ignited a raging debate over digital privacy and security. That debate came to a head this year, when Apple refused an FBI court order to access the iPhone of alleged San Bernardino Terrorist […]
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An amazing Ted Talks documentary on the unseeable biology that exists in core of all our cells. The nub of the problem is in science we are at the limits of what we can see. Molecules are smaller than the wavelength of light. Therefore we have no ways to directly observe molecules and what they […]
We are Quantum Computers- our mind and body a the result of of a field that collapses to create the reality we inhabit and experience as consciousness. We exist as particle and a wave form. As a particle we inhabit our body and it contains us, as a wave we extend beyond our bodies. As […]
A chilling remark from a House of Lords debate just caught my eye. Hansard 4 Nov 2015 : Column GC355 Lord Mendelsohn: We welcome the appointment of the former British ambassador to Israel, Matthew Gould, who will have a key role in cybersecurity inside the Cabinet Office — a very useful and important position. Sure […]
Redlands, California, U.S. (March 115-17, 2015)– The 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje delivered a lecture on the theme of ‘Caring Connections: Compassion, Technology and the Environment after meeting with both students and faculty at Stanford campus as part of his two-day visit to the campus and his two-month tour of the United States. The […]
Swedish prosecutors have offered to question Julian Assange in London – where he is currently holed up at the Ecuadorian embassy. The whistleblower is wanted in Sweden on sex assault charges, which he denies.
Here is a documentary made by Adam Curtis, a British film maker known for thinking outside the box. He analyses the development of computer technologies from the silicon valley and the influence of Ayn Rand’s anarcho-individualistic philosophy on the current vision of an Internet-geek society in which all economic and political activities will be controlled […]
Chemtrails: the Secret War It is a war against the whole planet, done for immediate profit, which turns the earth into a closed greenhouse that entraps heat, poisons the soil and water with chemicals that are damaging to the nervous system of humans and animals, uses infectious organisms like Eschericia coli to form “water nuclei” in […]
A most amusing talk from Jaques Fresco on his futurist vision for the World. My favourite bit is the story about his racist Jewish Mother and the guilt trip he laid upon her to get her to like his friend. The Venus Project in Slovenia. Jacques Fresco comes in at 17:15.
What is Net Neutrality, and why is it so important to the future of the Internet? Find out by joining Robert Foster as he takes a whimsical trip into the World Wide Web, with its founder Tim Berners-Lee.
“You have nothing to fear if you have done nothing wrong” is the mantra by those that push the global surveillance. Nothing to fear if you are not a threat. What are the threats? But what if you are not threat, but just ask awkward questions? What then? And surely most of us have done […]
Freedom is the right to tell people what they do not want to hear. ~George Orwell Judging from all the reports, America’s National Security Agency (NSA) can do just about anything involving the communication of just about anyone. They can tell who you’ve been calling by phone; and if they suspect you’ve been calling the […]
I hope we will use the Net to cross barriers and connect cultures.–Tim Berners-Lee On November 23rd, 2013, British inventor of the World Wide Web, Tim Berners-Lee, warned that “Internet surveillance by British and US spying agencies has posed a threat to online freedom and the future of democracy.” Describing the activities by the US […]
This story caught my eye and twisted my lip into a wry smile. Progress is indeed a wonderful thing, the Russians have ordered typewriters each with a unique fingerprint (to detect and trace copies) to stop their top secrets being hacked and/or leaked. “Unlike printers, every typewriter has its own indvidual pattern of type so […]
Sara Taha Moughnieh Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah delivered a speech on Friday, during a ceremony celebrating the seventh anniversary of victory in the July 2006 war.His eminence started his speech with a greeting to the martyrs and wounded who fell only one day before the celebration in the terrorist blast which hit Ruwais […]
Israel is the world’s biggest exporter of military drones, used around the world for everything from surveillance to precision rocket attacks on speeding cars in remote locales. Israel’s drone program hasn’t stirred as much controversy as its American counterpart, but not because their targeted killings are any less fatal. VICE sent Simon Ostrovsky to a […]
Imagine a world in which illogical statements would be automatically nullified and prosecuted. A government would legislate a law saying that an organization – call it corporation, company or municipality – enjoys in the eye of the law the status of a person and … swishhhhh, the Logical Police would appear like Rambo in Vietnam […]