Does Big Data Belong in Politics?
Have you ever sat in front of your TV, impatiently waiting for the commercials to end so that you could get back to your favorite show, when suddenly an ad came on that felt like it was being addressed directly to you? While such a presumption may have been... Read more
March 20, 2013 – Decrypted Matrix Radio: CIA Spook’s Message, Data Mining Exposed, Cyprus Explained, Internet Surveillance, Contract Security War Crimes
A Motivational Message From Robert Steele – Former CIA Why the Cyprus Situation Might become a big deal The Internet Is a Surveillance State Extreme Data Mining – What we know about tracking users Online The Privatization of War: Mercenaries, Private Military and Security Companies Every Week Night 12-1am... Read more
1 Billion Invested: FBI Launches Facial Recognition Project
The Next Generation Identification programme will include a nationwide database of criminal faces and other biometrics “FACE recognition is ‘now’,” declared Alessandro Acquisti of Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh in a testimony before the US Senate in July. It certainly seems that way. As part of an update to... Read more
Pre-Crime Software Moves One Step Closer to Reality
The era of Big Data is upon us. Major corporations in the areas of advertising, social media, defense contracting, and computing are forming partnerships with government agencies to compile virtual dossiers on all humans. This data integration initiative is taking place across the board in our largest federal agencies... Read more
14 Incredibly Creepy Surveillance Technologies That Big Brother Will Be Using To Spy On You
Most of us don’t think much about it, but the truth is that people are being watched, tracked and monitored more today than at any other time in human history. The explosive growth of technology in recent years has given governments, spy agencies and big corporations monitoring tools that... Read more
Everything You Wanted to Know About Data Mining
A guide to what data mining is, how it works, and why it’s important. Big data is everywhere we look these days. Businesses are falling all over themselves to hire ‘data scientists,’ privacy advocates are concerned about personal data and control, and technologists and entrepreneurs scramble to find new... Read more