"How One Man Watches an Entire City"

technology is progressing – now one plane is enough for a constant CCTV stream of every street from above: “Watch This Surveillance Master Dissect a Murder From the Sky”  https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-08-23/watch-this-surveillance-master-dissect-a-murder-from-the-sky “surveillance master” – !?!!!?!!!! great video effects I’d say. Strong analysis tools looking good. The background story about the technology and where it’s being used: […]

Three times the future

Three developments for greater mass surveillance powers, by a government, a corporation and a UN body. 1. Public Buses Across Country Quietly Adding Microphones to Record Passenger Conversations Not to forget, no one in particular needs to listen to all these recordings. Homeland Security algorithms do that. (Thank you, Moore’s Law!) 2. How to get targeted ads […]

Hacking, On- and Offline Surveillance, Robots, the Future. Chaos Computer Club.

Two good articles, more to follow: 1. An interview with Chaos Computer Club spokespeople Constanze Kurz and Frank Rieger: http://www.nzz.ch/aktuell/digital/kontrolle_auf_vorrat_1.12980121.html Translated into English: http://www.signandsight.com/features/2187.html   2. A manifesto: “Soon everything will be different. Machines will be better than humans, anywhere. A revolution is coming…” (in German) http://www.faz.net/aktuell/automatisierungsdividende-fuer-alle-roboter-muessen-unsere-rente-sichern-11754772.html Alternatively, from within the KHM network, see as […]