Technological Revolution

WikiLeaks begins publishing source code for CIA hacking tools

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 11/15/2017 - 19:54

ECUADOREAN EMBASSY, England (PNN) - November 9, 2017 - WikiLeaks began publishing the source code of Amerikan Gestapo Central Intelligence Agency division hacking tools Thursday in a new series dubbed Vault 8.

The source code, according to a press release from the anti-secrecy organization, is intended to “enable investigative journalists, forensic experts, and the general public to better identify and understand covert CIA infrastructure components.”

When AI rules one rogue programmer could end the human race

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 11/15/2017 - 19:51

CANBERRA, Australia (PNN) - November 8, 2017 - The idea of small groups of humans having control over some of the most powerful weapons ever to be built is scary, but it’s the reality we live in. In the not-so-distant future, that incredible power and responsibility could be handed over to artificial intelligence and robotic systems, which are already in active development. In a pair of open letters to the prime ministers of bother Australia and Canada, hundreds of AI researchers and scientists are pleading for that not to happen.

CERN proclaims there is a God

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 11/08/2017 - 18:00

Dave Hodges of The Common Sense Show reports on how CERN - the European Organization for Nuclear Research - has officially proclaimed that there must be a God.

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Fusing heavy quarks can produce 10 times more energy than nuclear fusion

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 11/08/2017 - 17:57

TEL AVIV, Israel (PNN) - November 6, 2017 - Melting elementary particles such as quarks can produce amounts of energy so massive it is equivalent to 10 times that of nuclear fusion, researchers have reported.

Fighter jets with laser weapons set to take to the skies in 2021

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 11/08/2017 - 17:54

BETHESDA, Maryland (PNN) - November 6, 2017 - Lockheed Martin is working to develop a high-power fiber laser for fighter jets.

Under a $26.3 million contract from the Air Force Research Lab, the firm will design and produce a directed energy system for aircraft, with plans to test the technology by 2021.

Exploiting social media and manipulating the news

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 10/25/2017 - 18:24

New York Times Audience Strategy Editor Nicholas Dudich explains how he can (and has) manipulated news reach based on his own personal agenda. Dudich also reveals that thanks to inside-baseball connections in Silicon Valley, he can exploit social media to his advantage for the Times.

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Cities are getting paid to turn streetlights into spying equipment

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 10/25/2017 - 18:18

LOS ANGELES, Kalifornia (PNN) - October 18, 2017 - The future of privacy in big cities is bleak. Cities are now getting paid to convert streetlights into spying SmartNodes.

SmartNodes will soon replace streetlights because they are equipped with cameras, microphones, speakers etc., all-in-one light pole.

AI implants will allow us to control our homes with our thoughts within 20 years

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 10/18/2017 - 18:21

HAMPSHIRE, England (PNN) - October 15, 2017 - A senior inventor at IBM has forecast artificially intelligent nano-machines will be injected into humans within 20 years to repair and enhance muscles, cells and bone.

John McNamara, who works at IBM Hursley Innovation Center, in Hampshire, submitted evidence to the House of Lords Artificial Intelligence Committee, which is considering the economic, ethical and social implications of AI.

Scientists claim to have proof that time travel exists

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 10/18/2017 - 18:13

QUEENSLAND, Australia (PNN) - October 7, 2017 - Scientists from the University of Queensland, Australia, have used single particles of light (photons) to simulate quantum particles traveling through time. They showed that one photon can pass through a wormhole and then interact with its older self. Their findings were published in Nature Communications.

Smart devices are listening to and saving everything you say

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 10/04/2017 - 18:18

Here’s how to stop it.

October 2, 2017 - The idea that the smart devices in your home and on your phone are listening to you - and recording what you are saying - is nothing new, and many Amerikans have become complacent with the breach of their privacy because of the convenience provided by the technology. However, it is still possible to maintain some crucial privacy with some of the most popular apps. Here are a few steps you can take.

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