Cambridge Analytica

The bulldozing of data into higher and higher piles to be gone through by swarms of seagulls selling items or ideas to your demographic and ideology is building toward a future where all news and all ideas are suspect.

Welcome to Oceania.

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Chelsea Manning Warning on Big Data

Chelsea Manning Warning on Big Data

This is from a few months ago, but necessary to share if this site can be a useful tool for maintaining a watch on surveillance use.

“In 2010, the iPhone was only three years old, and many people still didn’t see smartphones as the indispensable digital appendages they are today. Seven years later, virtually everything we do causes us to bleed digital information, putting us at the mercy of invisible algorithms that threaten to consume our freedom.”

Read on to discover how.

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Beware Big Data

“. . . Cambridge Analytica could target people high in neuroticism, for example, with images of immigrants “swamping” the country. The key is finding emotional triggers for each individual voter.”

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/may/07/the-great-british-brexit-robbery-hijacked-democracy

Heed this warning about psychological operations as developed by the military-industrial complex used to destabilize governments around the world with “disinformation” campaigns now being used against us to help, among other things, to elect Donald Trump.

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Hypernormalization

https://thoughtmaybe.com/hypernormalisation/?lang=en

This is a cautionary tale about the ability of corporations to gather our information and use it to synthesize our world views in to ordered bubbles that can be more easily controlled.

Talk about divide and conquer! It’s a long documentary, but very germane as a theory of what the hell is going on.

A thesis of this site has been that people enforcing the law need to have a strong bias toward rule of law, truthfulness and honesty. The 21st Century has seen all these values diminished as “fake news” steals our ability to trust.

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CIA Wikileaked

If you ever wanted to know how the CIA does it, being omniscient, look at this. All kinds of tips on tools they use to invade our privacy.

https://wikileaks.org/ciav7p1/

 

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More Surveillance History

Here is a good history of political surveillance and its future as activists learn what to look for and how to avoid it.

http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/7284-infiltration-of-political-movements-is-the-norm-not-the-exception-in-the-united-states

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Keep police honest–Look back!

PBS report on police caught on police misbehavior.

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/10-videos-to-watch-from-chicagos-police-misconduct-investigators/

 

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