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‘Side Hustle’ as a Sign of the Apocalypse

January 14th, 2017

Definitely related: L.A. Coliving: PodShare Via: Medium: “These days, everyone needs a side hustle,” starts the Uber commercial recruiting new drivers. And it’s got bouncy music and the dude is hip and it makes it sound like this is super fun and I’m sitting there thinking: Are they seriously trying to make a “second job” […]

L.A. Coliving: PodShare

January 11th, 2017

This looks like someone turned a Kafkaesque Japanese capsule hotel inside out and dressed it up with some hip millennial bullshit. Are young people sleepwalking into living like upper class bums and thinking that it’s somehow a cool thing? Children, gather around: This is bum living with running water and wi-fi. I have nothing against […]

WashPost Is Richly Rewarded for False News About Russia Threat While Public Is Deceived

January 5th, 2017

Via: The Intercept: In the past six weeks, the Washington Post published two blockbuster stories about the Russian threat that went viral: one on how Russia is behind a massive explosion of “fake news,” the other on how it invaded the U.S. electric grid. Both articles were fundamentally false. Each now bears a humiliating editor’s […]

Obama Quietly Signs The “Countering Disinformation And Propaganda Act” Into Law

December 27th, 2016

Via: ZeroHedge: Long before the “fake news” meme became a daily topic of extensive conversation on such discredited mainstream portals as CNN and WaPo, H.R. 5181 would task the Secretary of State with coordinating the Secretary of Defense, the Director of National Intelligence, and the Broadcasting Board of Governors to “establish a Center for Information […]

“Putin Personally Involved in U.S. Election Hack”

December 15th, 2016

Oh sure. And in other news: A Wikileaks envoy today claims he personally received Clinton campaign emails in Washington D.C. after they were leaked by ‘disgusted’ whisteblowers – and not hacked by Russia. Craig Murray, former British ambassador to Uzbekistan and a close associate of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, told that he flew to […]

Fake News: ‘Russia Intervened to Help Trump Win Election: Intelligence Officials’

December 10th, 2016

Update: Top U.S. Spy Agency: No Evidence Russia Involved Via: Reuters: The overseers of the U.S. intelligence community have not embraced a CIA assessment that Russian cyber attacks were aimed at helping Republican President-elect Donald Trump win the 2016 election, three American officials said on Monday. While the Office of the Director of National Intelligence […]

Wall-Jumping Robot Is Most Vertically Agile Ever Built

December 6th, 2016

Ah yes, “Search and rescue missions.” *wink* “The research was supported by the U.S. Army Research Laboratory under the Micro Autonomous Systems and Technology Collaborative Technology Alliance…” The objective of the Army’s Micro Autonomous Systems and Technology Collaborative Technology Alliance: Perform enabling research and transition technology that will enhance warfighter’s tactical situational awareness in urban […]

Microsoft Chatbot Censors Topics for Chinese Regime

November 29th, 2016

Via: CNN: “If you like me, why would you talk like this to me?” Ask Microsoft’s Chinese chatbot Xiaoice about Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama and that’s how she responds. She also skirts around highly sensitive topics like the 1989 crackdown on Tiananmen Square protests, Chinese President Xi Jinping or even President-elect Donald Trump.

Washington Post’s “Fake News” Bullshit

November 26th, 2016

Via: The Intercept: The Washington Post on Thursday night promoted the claims of a new, shadowy organization that smears dozens of U.S. news sites that are critical of U.S. foreign policy as being “routine peddlers of Russian propaganda.” The article by reporter Craig Timberg – headlined “Russian propaganda effort helped spread ‘fake news’ during election, […]

Facebook Said to Create Censorship Tool to Get Back Into China

November 22nd, 2016

#fuckerberg Via: New York Times: Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, has cultivated relationships with China’s leaders, including President Xi Jinping. He has paid multiple visits to the country to meet its top internet executives. He has made an effort to learn Mandarin. Inside Facebook, the work to enter China runs far deeper. The social network […]

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