Technology

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• David F. Noble
• Science and Technology Select Committee
• Peter Thiel

Technology has debilitating effects which have long been a concern.[1] Prominent critics

Mass Surveillance

Full article: Mass surveillance/Technology
A 2017 UK report highlighting the purported "terror threat" and suggesting that electronic ankle tags be applied to those whom the authorities deem to constitute a "general threat". Red underlining in the original.[2]

A confluence of rapid technological developments continue to offer ever more extreme technologies for monitoring and control. Since 2001, the strategy of tension has assumed prominence as a means of inculcating fear in an effort to push forward public acceptance of mass surveillance. While the threat of "terrorism" remains extremely small, as compared to other everyday threats such as traffic accidents,[3] public fear of it are being stoked, most obviously by false flag attacks, but also by nurturing of enemy images such as that of the "radicalised" of "extremist" Muslims.

"Counter Terrorism"

 

Examples

     Page name     TypeDateAuthor(s)Subject(s)Description
Bitcoin
Computer
Cryptography
EncryptionA process of obscuring information so that it can only be read by a selected number of recipients.
Genetically modified food
Money
Nanotechnology
Nonviolent Communication
Pharmaceutical drug
Poison
Radio
Schengen Information System
Search engine
Strategic Defense Initiative
Telephone
Television
Terrorism expert
 

Related Documents

TitleTypePublication dateAuthor(s)Description
File:ScenariosForTheFuture.pdfpaperMay 2010Rockefeller Foundation
Global Business Network
The Machine Stopsshort storyNovember 1909E. M. ForsterA prescient and chilling fictional short story masterpiece written over 100 years ago.
 

Related Quotation

PageQuoteAuthorDate
Bruce Schneier“It is poor civic hygiene to install technologies that could someday facilitate a police state.”Bruce Schneier2000


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