China’s state-run Global Times newspaper reported on Monday that over 11.14 million instances of individuals not being able to board flights – and 4.25 million similar incidents on trains – had occurred “by the end of April.”
This technology is the result of President Obama’s so-called ‘BRAIN Initiative’ (Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies) that was launched in 2013 with a $100 million budget for grants to spur public-private partnerships. In the same light as the mapping the human genome project, the BRAIN Initiative intended to map the human brain and figure out how it works.
In what’s being called the first gun confiscation of its kind in Florida, police have taken four guns and a couple hundred rounds of ammunition from a 56-year-old Lighthouse Point man. The man was not tried, had not committed a crime, and the guns were solely removed because “experts” deemed him a threat.
A world where the human soul is extinguished for a sterile, micromanaged, and chemically-induced state of “happiness”—it’s the dystopian vision laid out in Aldous Huxley’s famous novel “A Brave New World”, yet everyday we seem to draw one step closer to it.
If you’re a radical or search for “extremist” content online, the biggest social networks and internet companies on Earth will soon be converting you into a docile moderate, or at least, they will try.
A Zhima Credit Score, similar to a U.S. credit score, but much more in-depth, is beginning to dominate how Chinese interact with one another, and the kinds of business transactions they are able to make.
With the speed at which artificial intelligence is advancing, it can be difficult to know when we should be afraid. Is it when AI starts beating us at our own games and generally becoming more human than human, or when giant hive-mind-controlled robots start tromping all over the place, making things quite unpleasant and enslaving humanity?