Sep 092018
 
2018-09-08   Joseph Stiglitz on artificial intelligence: 'We’re going towards a more divided society',  The Guardian

  ‘All the worst tendencies of the private sector in taking advantage of people are heightened by these new technologies’ … Joseph Stiglitz. The technology could vastly improve lives, the economist says – but only if the tech titans that control it are properly regulated. ‘What we have now is totally inadequate’ by Ian Sample […]

Jul 312018
 
2018-07-30  The mysterious case of Alberta's rogue GMO wheat: Could it happen again?   Calgary Herald

The mysterious case of Alberta's rogue GMO wheat: Could it happen again?   (INSERT, Sandra:   Re “Could it (rogue GMO wheat) happen again? – –  There have already been rogue GMO flax and rogue GMO rice.   The information is in these postings: “Triffid” GM flax seed coming to you, compliments of the University of Saskatchewan […]

Apr 082018
 
2018-04-06  Researchers develop device that can 'hear' your internal voice, The Guardian

Researchers develop device that can ‘hear’ your internal voice New headset can listen to internal vocalisation and speak to the wearer while appearing silent to the outside world by Samuel Gibbs MIT’s AlterEgo headset can ‘hear’ internalised voices and speak to the user through a bone-conduction system. Photograph: Lorrie Lejeune/MIT Researchers have created a wearable […]

Apr 262017
 

Banksters: Index See also, excerpts from Chapters 34 and 38: Ch. 34, New Confessions of an Economic Hit Man, John Perkins, 2016. Ch. 38, Your Friendly Banker as EHM. The New Confessions of an Economic Hit Man (EHM), John Perkins, 2016. Click on the small grey text at the top of this posting, John Perkins […]

Apr 062017
 
2013-05-21  Electromagnetic radiation, sensitivity to:  Background on researcher Olle Johansson (Stockholm) plus Grade 9 girls' science experiment 2013

Janet M forwarded the article about the cress (a plant) and wifi experiment done by a group of teenagers in Denmark.   The researcher from Sweden, Olle Johansson, commented very favorably on the science done by the girls. First:  briefly,  who is Olle Johansson?   followed by the cress and wifi experiment (done in 2013). – – […]

Aug 012016
 
2016-07-29   'What law am I breaking?' How a Facebook troll came undone

RELATED POSTINGS: 2015-09-24 Urgent action needed to combat online (“cyber”) violence against women and girls, UN report 2015-09-30 Cyberbullying, an issue of free speech. Salman Rushdie, a guiding light.  (This posting)    2016-07-29 ‘What law am I breaking?’ How a Facebook troll came undone = = = = = = = = = = = = […]

Mar 312016
 

 Since the FBI vs Apple court case in California,  FBI in other jurisdictions, criminal investigations, have aired the need for access to iPhones.   For those stories, please use an internet search.  FBI drops its case against Apple after getting into that iPhone http://www.wired.com/2016/03/fbi-drops-case-apple-finding-way-iphone/ by Kim Zetter After more than a month of a heated standoff […]

Nov 232014
 

The resolution of this is at:   (2015-07-20)    Riddle solved.  Gmail accounts. The following is a copy of the email I received, purporting to be from Dan Morgan, author of “Merchants of Grain“.    (I cannot change the formatting,  to remove the blank spaces.  You have to scroll down.) – – – – – – – […]

Jun 272014
 

Having Edward Snowden as a customer brought Ladar Levison into a battle with his own government. Recommend:  go to the URL to listen to the podcast of the interview http://www.cbc.ca/thecurrent/episode/2014/06/27/ladar-levison-the-american-who-shut-down-his-business-when-he-felt-his-government-wanted-too-much-1/ (Note:  the interview originally aired Oct 11, 2013.) While you may not be familiar with Ladar Levison or his email service, Lavabit, you’ve certainly heard […]