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The Ugliness of War and Technocracy

Jun 16 2024 Gabriel

For those interested in preserving our nations, free markets, culture, or even basic human rights, we are in an outright harrowing time. Many of these challenges are direct physical assaults like warfare, but there is also a wide variety of abstract dangers. Such as censorship, surveillance, economic warfare, or disaster capitalism. Governments battle against their people for control over policy, and against mega-corporations for control over the public. Families, communities, even entire nations are stuck in the crossfire of larger plans without clear allies to depend on.

The Collapse of the Intangible

Mar 21 2023 Gabriel

I’ve reflected on how the rapid pace of change has warped my perspective relative to those significantly older than me. Becoming curious how upcoming changes and trends will leave me out of step with new experiences. Video: Yayoi Kusama Infinity Mirrors Advanced machine learning models have allowed people to hold a mirror up to the vastness of internet data. This is not just any mirror, but an infinity mirror. This phenomenal infinity mirror transforms a mere slice of the human experience into a kaleidoscope of infinite possibilities.

The Rise of a SkyNet Workforce

Nov 16 2022 Gabriel

Machine learning is starting to take over the economy the very way the Internet already has. A variety of newly available tools have caused a great deal of controversy in art circles and free software communities.. These advancements in AI-powered tools are effectively game-changers in the domains they disrupt. Hailed by techno-utopians of all stripes, these advancements are huge part of driving the so-called 4th Industrial revolution. If we are not careful, we will run straight into the trap of allowing these tools to be weaponized against everyone.

Servicification

Oct 12 2022 Gabriel

Today, so many online services confuse the concept of ownership. Ownership is not merely access to a product. Ownership is about rights, for both tangible and intangible property. What options do you have to use, enjoy, or transfer that property? What limits (if any) exist on those options. These rights are entirely dependent on either the rule of law, or on force. If Claus Schwab aims to deprive me of my property and my liberty, he needs to remember I have a gun.

Programmable currency

Sep 25 2022 Gabriel

With ordinary money like cash or coins, the holder decides what they want to do with it and what needs to be disclosed. Programmable currency is an entirely different situation. In many ways, they aren’t much of a deviation from existing digital currency that can be tracked, blocked and controlled. The differences lie in scale, scope, and application. When someone has their donations seized, or their bank account frozen, there is an action that needs to make that happen.

Tools of the Technocracy: #6 Virtual Reality

Apr 30 2022 Gabriel

Tools of the Technocracy: #6 Virtual Reality What is reality? Is it what you can touch? What you can feel? What you see? How much do your thoughts and past experiences shape those things? Psyops As of 2020, Most forms of mind control were constructed through incentive structures: Social media algorithms incentivize specific kinds of engagement to maximize people’s reprogramming of each other. Strong financial incentives are used to shape interactions and transform entire sectors of society in various ways.

Tools of the Technocracy: #3 Robots, IoT, Automation, Oh my!

Mar 07 2022 Gabriel

Tools of the Technocracy: #3 Robots, IoT, Automation, Oh my! With big data as the brains, robots act as the eyes, ears, and fists of the technocracy. Ubiquitous 5G (and above) connectivity gives autonomous systems a massive advantage over human beings. Understand that there is more to these systems than meets the eye. There is an entire orchestra of coordinated systems and services that harmonize into incredibly powerful tools. These tools are only beginning to be weaponized against the public.