In 1987, the film RoboCop debuted and featured a half-man half-robot cop patrolling the streets of Detroit, but now some car companies are planning on replacing cop cars in Los Angeles with drone cars by 2025. Ramon Galindo gives us a glimpse of the future police force…
21st Century Wire say… This is one step away from SKYNET ala Terminator – as these advances in artificial intelligence will be extended to the current multi-billion dollar per year drone industry, where unmanned drones will not just be chasing phantom terrorists in the hills of Afghanistan, but more likely chasing citizens within North America, [...]
21st Century Wire LATEST FROM THE JUNGLE (and the dangers of early retirement files): Yesterday, December 4, VICE broke the news that anti-virus mogul and “person of interest” in a Belizean murder case John McAfee has retained the services of high-power attorney Telésforo Guerra after fleeing to Guatemala. Later that afternoon, John and his lawyer [...]
Whistleblower and former NSA crypto-mathematician who served in the agency for decades – virtual privacy in US, Petraeus affair and whistleblowers’ odds in fight against the authorities are among key topics of this exclusive interview… ….
Britain’s so-called “snooper’s charter” bill is heating up debates among MPs as parliamentary reports on it are being prepared. The bill’s initiator has just released an emotional verbal offensive against the opponents, equaling them to criminals.
Washington Post Max Fisher It appears that the Syrian government may have just taken a drastic measure it has conspicuously avoided over the nearly two years of fighting: cutting itself off from the Internet. Renesys, a Web-monitoring service, reported Thursday morning that sweeping outages in Syria had shut down 92 percent of the country’s routed networks. [...]
Christopher Williams Telegraph He’s the opposite of the common stereotype of the boring computer nerd. John McAfee, wanted for questioning over a murder and in hiding in Belize, has spent almost two decades living a life of alleged heavy drug abuse, sexual experimentation, deadly extreme sports and media manipulation. It was as a software designer at [...]
The Independent Detectives say face-matching technology is a ‘game changer’, but doubts remain on what data should be held The photographs of millions of people are being put on a national police database for the first time next year to try to stop criminals escaping detection simply by moving around the country. From March detectives [...]
This week, 18 major internet hubs were downed across North America. Though several of them are in the areas hit by Hurricane Sandy, many others are not. What’s really going on? Was Hurricane Sandy a dry run for something coming up…? North America Avg. Response Time: 364 Avg. Packet Loss: 32 % Total Routers: 37 Network up: 51 % [...]
Danté Xavier Voltaire 21st Century WireGuest ColumnistOct 14, 2013 Is there a hidden dimension to the war posturing against Iran by the Western Alliance? You can decide, based on new information now coming forward… Mehran Tavakoli Keshe, an Iranian born Nuclear Engineer, Inventor and Founder of The Keshe Foundation, based in Belgium, claims to have [...]