Science/Technology

Thoughts for the End of Days: A Morning Star, Insatiability, DishBrain, Xenobots

He had also gone through a bad divorce, become estranged from his only daughter and been diagnosed with skin cancer, but he insisted that all of that, however painful, was secondary to the sudden realization that it was mathematics—not nuclear weapons, computers, biological warfare or our climate Armageddon—which was changing our world to the point […]

The Oil Companies Tell Us About Climate Change and Big Pharma Tells Us About Variants

They never call that Conflic$ of $ntere$t Doctors are urging everyone to get vaccinated and boosted as cases of the Omicron coronavirus variant are popping up in more states, but the vaccine may also need to change to keep up with the mutations of the virus. “It is, probably, one of our worst-case scenarios in […]

Reminder: The Rich are Vampires

Let me tell you about the very rich. They are different from you and me. F. Scott Fitzgerald,  “The Rich Boy,” published in 1926 by Red Book magazine The rich are vampires. In 2020, for example, workers lost $3.7 trillion while billionaires gained $3.9 trillion. Some 493 individuals became new billionaires while an additional 8 […]
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Harnessing Social Media to Help Solve and Predict Crime”

On January 30, 2020, The Brennan Center for Justice sent a letter to the Los Angeles Police Department that began as such: This is a request under the California Public Records Act (“CPRA”), Cal. Gov’t Code §§ 6250-6270, on behalf of the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law (“Brennan Center”). The Brennan […]
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In the Name of Saving the Climate, They Will Uberise the Farmlands

Mining Cryptocurrency, 2021. As the last private plane takes off from the Glasgow airport and the dust settles, the detritus of the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP26, remains. The final communiqués are slowly being digested, their limited scope inevitable. António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations, closed the proceedings by painting two dire images: […]

News on China | No. 73

China breaks the US-led blockade to assume its UN seat 50 years ago. A 10% drop in magnesium production has occurred. China accounts for 85% of global magnesium production. Pang Jianwei and collaborating scientists have established the first integrated quantum communication network, an “unhackable” network.
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Dog Food for Homo sapiens: Rendered Road Kill for All

The they, of course, are the capitalists. The bankers. The mortgage companies. The housing agencies. The alphabet soup of agencies which will squeeze blood from turnips and your progeny’s progeny. The media is the medium for their poison, all those tricks of the mind, subliminal and overt, messages that cause chaos, the mass hysteria, the […]
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Generational, Historical, Familial, Capitalism Trauma

Whew, the realities of so many people as part of the walking wounded in high and low places. The landscape in USA, now Canada, UK and parts of Europe, where the Capitalists buff their gold-plated toilets and polish their collection of cars, there are hundreds of millions of people, rudderless, broken, flayed, laid prostrate from […]
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