DARPA Wants to Create Mind-Controlled Weapons of War

DARPA Wants to Create Mind-Controlled Weapons of War By Dagny Taggart Last year, the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) announced that it was seeking noninvasive ways “to achieve high levels of brain-system communications without surgery.” The techniques would “allow precise, high-quality connections to specific neurons or groups of neurons.” The agency wants to create mind-controlled weapons of war, as it (vaguely) explained in two recent press releases. To achieve this goal, DARPA recently formed a program called Next-Generation Nonsurgical Neurotechnology (N3). DARPA wants soldiers to be able to control…

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AI-Generated Joe Rogan Voice is a Warning From the Future

AI-Generated Joe Rogan Voice is a Warning From the Future By John Vibes In 2017, a startup called “Lyrebird” made headlines with AI-generated replications of celebrity voices that were extremely convincing. Tracks posted to SoundCloud featured the voices of Donald Trump, Barack Obama, and Hillary Clinton making a pitch for the Lyrebird’s new technology. In the video, a Fake President Trump voice says, “They can make us say anything now.” While the story gathered some attention initially, it quickly disappeared from the news cycle, except for just about one place,…

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Where Technocrats Play: U.S. Department Of Energy

Where Technocrats Play: U.S. Department Of Energy By Patrick Wood Ex-Governor of Texas Rick Perry was appointed Secretary of Energy by President Donald Trump on March 2, 2017. Even though President Trump has withdrawn from the Paris Climate Accord on global warming, apparently Secretary Perry has not gotten word, for the Department of Energy’s web page on Climate Change is still present on the Energy.gov website, which prominently states, Addressing the effects of climate change is a top priority of the Energy Department. As global temperatures rise, wildfires, drought, and…

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Facial Recognition Tech Tested By UK Police Was Wrong 96% Of The Time According To Big Brother Watch

Facial Recognition Tech Tested By UK Police Was Wrong 96% Of The Time According To Big Brother Watch By Aaron Kesel Facial recognition is highly flawed.  Activist Post has consistently reported numerous studies finding that the technology’s accuracy isn’t all it’s marketed to be. Now, a watchdog observing UK Metropolitan Police trials has stated the technology has misidentified members of the public, including a 14-year-old black child in a school uniform who was stopped and fingerprinted by police, as potential criminals in as much as 96 percent of scans, according…

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2009: NSA Building “HAL” A.I. System, Facebook Now Developing Brain-Machine Interface

2009: NSA Building “HAL” A.I. System, Facebook Now Developing Brain-Machine Interface By Daniel Taylor Think of 2001: A Space Odyssey and the most memorable character, HAL 9000, having a conversation with David. We are essentially building this system. We are building HAL.” – NSA researcher In a little-noticed bombshell report by James Bamford in 2009, it was revealed that the NSA’s massive database of information, including social media, was being used to create an artificial intelligence system that would “…one day be possible to know not just where people are…

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CNBC Complains Facebook Playing Whack-a-Mole with Infowars, Advancing Tech Could Re-define Fake News

CNBC Complains Facebook Playing Whack-a-Mole with Infowars, Advancing Tech Could Re-define Fake News By Daniel Taylor While anti-establishment voices are silenced, technological advancements are being made that will bring “fake news” to a whole new level. Who will remain to challenge it? CNBC lamented shortly after Facebook announced its ban of Infowars that Facebook cannot completely clamp down on accounts, essentially playing “whack-a-mole.” CNBC reported: It’s yet another sign that while huge companies such as Facebook and YouTube have to fight to keep content under control, it’s tough for both…

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They’re Tracking Your Face And Beating Your Weak

They’re Tracking Your Face And Beating Your Weak By Jeremiah Harding If you want grandmas and children thrown around by cops, the further advancement of the AI biometric surveillance state, the latest US death toll in Afghanistan, and more, you’ve come to the right place. For the first episode on Activist Post, I have a good one for y’all today. If you’re new here, I’m an angry anarchist, and this show is my way of possibly making you both. Get your kit – we’re hunting demons. This season’s featured song…

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Man Falsely Arrested at Direction of Apple’s Artificial Intelligence: $1 Billion Lawsuit

Man Falsely Arrested at Direction of Apple’s Artificial Intelligence: $1 Billion Lawsuit By Nicholas West As I’ve been covering for the last several months, we are beginning to see more examples of artificial intelligence being relied upon within the U.S. criminal justice system. If recent accusations are true, this trend in surveillance and pre-crime algorithmic analysis is even more dangerous than the intrusion upon our privacy — it can lead to false arrests. As reported by the BBC, a case of mistaken identity may have resulted from what would be…

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FBI Fails Privacy And Accuracy Tests On Its Facial Recognition Tools According To GAO Report, While A.I. Police State Advances

FBI Fails Privacy And Accuracy Tests On Its Facial Recognition Tools According To GAO Report, While A.I. Police State Advances By Aaron Kesel The FBI has failed to assuage concerns of the Government Accountability Office (GAO) on its use of facial recognition technology according to a new report. Numerous issues were raised three years ago after the congressional watchdog urged the FBI to improve its practices in order to meet privacy and accuracy standards expected. Since 2015, the FBI and other law enforcement agencies have used the Next Generation Identification-Interstate…

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The Mueller Report Can’t Be Copyrighted, Is Flagged by Copyright Bots Anyway

The Mueller Report Can’t Be Copyrighted, Is Flagged by Copyright Bots Anyway By EFF Did you know that anything created by federal government employees, under American law, can’t be copyrighted? They go right into the public domain. That means it’s impossible for there to be any copyright infringement on, say, a report by the Special Counsel on the investigation into the President and his presidential campaign. But the copyright-enforcement bots on Scribd have been busy taking down copies of the Mueller report all the same. Scribd is a service that…

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