Binoy Kampmark The ghost of Edward Teller must have been doing the rounds between members of the National Commission on Artificial Intelligence. The father of the hydrogen bomb was never one too bothered by the ethical niggles that came with inventing murderous technology. For instance: [it is not] the scientist’s job to determine whether a …
It's billed as "the largest expansion of corporate surveillance in human history." As a thoroughly Technocratic organization, if Amazon's were to rule over society, it would closely resemble Orwell's dystopian 1984.
IARPA, funded by taxpayer money like its cousin DARPA, intends to continuously collect all data about everyone in real time in order to let AI predict future incidents and events. Welcome to "anticipatory intelligence". IARPA is facilitating the rapid rise of Technocracy, aka Scientific Dictatorship.
Colin Todhunter Contingent on World Bank aid to be given to poorer countries in the wake of coronavirus lockdowns, agrifood conglomerates will aim to further expand their influence. These firms have been integral to the consolidation of a global food regime that has emerged in recent decades based on chemical- and proprietary-input-dependent agriculture which incurs …
Some scientists are now concerned that a day will come with super-intelligent AI programs will take on an automous life of their own. Already there are AI programs that perform learned tasks without the programmers understanding how it arrived at that state.
John Steppling If you want to deprive citizens of freedom of movement, freedom of assembly and the right to family life, there should be written reasons. They ask the department why they can hardly find such anywhere since the intervention was introduced in March. It is a mystery that hardly any Norwegian journalists have thought …
Silicon Valley’s most influential companies, alongside healthcare companies, US intelligence contractors and the Commons Project Foundation, recently launched the Vaccination Credential Initiative. The initiative’s ambitions reach far beyond vaccines and will have major implications for civil liberties.
The question is not that this actually works, but that they believe it works. Belief and reality are two different things, and society is steeped in deception over what is real and factual. They should test to see if the AI works better during a full moon.
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