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WTF Is Happening in Charlottesville?

August 12th, 2017

Scroll down, check out the photo gallery!? Via: Daily Mail: At least one person is dead after a driver intentionally plowed into a group of anti-fascist protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia, following violent clashes that erupted between white nationalists and activists on Saturday. James Alex Fields Jr, of Maumee, Ohio, is being held at the Albemarle-Charlottesville […]

‘You Will Get Chipped – Eventually’

August 9th, 2017

Mmm hmm. Via: USA Today: You will get chipped. It’s just a matter of time. … “It will happen to everybody,” says Noelle Chesley, 49, associate professor of sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. “But not this year, and not in 2018. Maybe not my generation, but certainly that of my kids.” Related: Cyborgs at […]

Smartphones and Social Media Causing Mental Health Disaster with Children

August 4th, 2017

Via: The Atlantic: Even when a seismic event—a war, a technological leap, a free concert in the mud—plays an outsize role in shaping a group of young people, no single factor ever defines a generation. Parenting styles continue to change, as do school curricula and culture, and these things matter. But the twin rise of […]

‘Apple’s Silence in China Sets a Dangerous Precedent’

July 31st, 2017

Dangerous precedent? I think it’s more of a dangerous precedent du jour. Apple blocks apps for the Chinese regime. Yes, that’s bad. But Cisco built China’s god damned Great Firewall in the first place! In mentioning Apple’s, “Dangerous Precedent,” this New York Times article doesn’t mention Cisco at all. I’m definitely not defending Apple—their manufacturing […]

Your Banker Is Always In: Sweden Rolls Out the Robots

July 31st, 2017

Via: Bloomberg: Aida is the perfect employee: always courteous, always learning and, as she says, “always at work, 24/7, 365 days a year.” Aida, of course, is not a person but a virtual customer-service representative that SEB AB, one of Sweden’s biggest banks, is rolling out. The goal is to give the actual humans more […]

How Governments, Food Companies, Big Pharma, Media and Healthcare Operators Keep Us Fat and Sick

July 27th, 2017

If you thought the Military Industrial Complex was something… Via: The Drs. Wolfson: These numbers clearly reveal a U.S. economy totally dependent on the healthcare system. Were the need for healthcare to cease, or be reduced dramatically, the U.S. economy would be in crisis of unprecedented proportions. So, what has the government been doing to […]

Judge Offers to Cut Jail Time if Inmates Get Vasectomies or Long Term Birth Control Implants

July 25th, 2017

Via: News Channel 5: Inmates in White County, Tennessee have been given credit for their jail time if they voluntarily agree to have a vasectomy or birth control implant, a popular new program that is being called “unconstitutional” by the ACLU. On May 15, 2017 General Sessions Judge Sam Benningfield signed a standing order that […]

Wisconsin Company To Implant Microchips In Employees

July 24th, 2017

“Get that bag of chips faster.” *creepy grin* Local TV news broadcasts are comedy gold in the zombie apocalypse. Via: KSTP: A Wisconsin company is about to become the first in the U.S. to offer microchip implants to its employees. Yes, you read that right. Microchip implants. “It’s the next thing that’s inevitably going to […]

Homeland Security Says Americans Who Don’t Want Faces Scanned on International Flights “Shouldn’t Travel”

July 15th, 2017

Via: ZDnet: Homeland Security’s advice for the millions of Americans traveling overseas who don’t want to end up in its facial biometric database is simply not to travel. That’s according to the agency’s own assessment document published earlier this year of a new so-called traveler verification project to “capture facial images of travelers” leaving the […]

Facebook’s Company Town

July 7th, 2017

Via: Mercury News: Aiming to address long-neglected community needs and to accommodate its burgeoning workforce, Facebook has proposed a vast expansion of its Menlo Park campus. The new campus would include several office buildings, hundreds of homes, retail, a grocery store, and parks and plazas, all part of what the social network giant envisions as […]

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