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Pentagon Admits Spending Millions To Study Social Media Manipulation. Emergency phone and internet data retention to be passed. Emergency powers to ensure police and security services can continue to access phone and internet records are being rushed through Parliament. Prime Minister David Cameron has secured the backing of all three main parties for the highly unusual move. He said urgent action was needed to protect the public from "criminals and terrorists" after the European Court of Justice struck down existing powers. But civil liberties campaigners have warned it will invade people's privacy. Mr Cameron defended the move in a joint news conference with Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, saying it was about maintaining existing capabilities - not introducing new snooping laws. But it will make legally clear the requirements include companies based abroad, whose phone and internet services are used in the UK.

Mr Cameron also said he had reached an agreement with Labour leader Ed Miliband for a wider review of the surveillance powers needed by the security services, to report after the next election. Analysis. BREAKING UFO NEWS 24/7 FROM AROUND THE WORLD | FULL DISCLOSURE SPECIAL REPORT AND INVESTIGATIVE BLOG: The Top 20 Most Significant Pieces of UFO Footage. What follows is a collection of what we consider to be the top 20 pieces of authentic UFO footage taken to date.

Many of these videos are just that -- video tapes which have been converted to digital format from two or three generations of copies. Some of these pieces are older and challenging to follow, but I have seen first-generation copies of many of these clips myself, and I assure you that these are not hoaxes or CGI.

Older footage is great for a number of reasons, the likelihood of it not being a hoax due to the lack of digital technology being the primary reason. We subjected each of these videos to the same set of evaluation criteria which consisted of the following; 1) The Nellis Test Range radar tracking site footage (Late November, 1994): In February 1995 the American TV show 'Hard Copy' broadcast a videotape showing an unidentified object flying over a North American military test range.

Two sections of videotape showing the UFO have come to light. Lonelysandwich. Acoustic Kitty. Acoustic Kitty was a CIA project launched by the Directorate of Science & Technology in the 1960s attempting to use cats in spy missions, intended to spy on the Kremlin and Soviet embassies, recording the links between the buildings in the area. A battery and a microphone were implanted into a cat and an antenna into its tail. This would allow the cats to innocuously record and transmit sound from their surroundings.

Due to problems with distraction, the cat's sense of hunger had to be addressed in another operation.[1] Surgical and training expenses are thought to have amounted to over $25 million.[2] The first Acoustic Kitty mission was to eavesdrop on two men in a park outside the Soviet compound on Wisconsin Avenue in Washington, D.C. Notes[edit] References[edit] External links[edit] Is the Oculus Rift sexist? (plus response to criticism) Last week, I wrote a provocative opinion piece for Quartz called “Is the Oculus Rift sexist?” I’m reposting it on my blog for posterity, but also because I want to address some of the critiques that I received. First, the piece itself: Is the Oculus Rift sexist?

In the fall of 1997, my university built a CAVE (Cave Automatic Virtual Environment) to help scientists, artists, and archeologists embrace 3D immersion to advance the state of those fields. I never managed to overcome my nausea. What made this peculiar was that we were all computer graphics programmers. At the time any notion that there might be biological differences underpinning computing systems was deemed heretical. That’s when a friend of mine stumbled over a footnote in an esoteric army report about simulator sickness in virtual environments. Being an activist and a troublemaker, I walked straight into the office of the head CAVE researcher and declared the CAVE sexist. The gender mystery Two kinds of depth perception 1. 2. Olivier-serrano: Rachael.

The Curtain Lady at Quality Curtain Outlet is the greatest salesperson who EVER lived. Alan Turing Institute to be set up to research big data. 19 March 2014Last updated at 11:10 ET The centenary of Turing's birth was marked in June 2012 An institute named after computer pioneer and code-breaker Alan Turing is to be set up, the chancellor announced in his Budget speech on Wednesday. The Alan Turing Institute will focus on new ways of collecting, organising and analysing large sets of data - commonly known as big data. The government will provide £42m over five years for the project. Universities and other interested parties will be able to bid for the funding to set up the institute.

Turing received a posthumous royal pardon last year, following a conviction for homosexual activity. He worked at Bletchley Park during World War Two, and his work helped accelerate Allied efforts to read German naval messages enciphered with the Enigma machine. He also contributed some more fundamental work on code-breaking, which was only released to public scrutiny in April 2012. Britain leads. Live webchat with SF writer and Philip K Dick fan Jeff VanderMeer. Philip K Dick's Ubik has definitely given us plenty to talk about on this month's reading group. Teasing out this book's many strands, influences and implications has been fascinating – and bewildering.

What does it all mean? I'm still not sure. Maybe nothing, if you believe what the author said in 1976: "You don't just write whatever comes into your head while you're sitting there in front of the typewriter. Darn it! All of which makes me very pleased to announce that we're going to be joined by Jeff VanderMeer at 1pm on Friday 28 March for this month's live webchat. Annihilation is full of the unease and mystery that make Dick's books so fascinating – and notably, in fine Philip K Dick style – it was inspired by a dream. I'm sure it's going to be intriguing to hear about the creation of this work, not to mention VanderMeer's influences, what he thinks of Dick himself and his opinions on the history of this kind of speculative fiction.

Beautiful Mutants: DEVO’s utterly mind-bending Jimi Hendrix cover. Combat Arms 2869 Grove Way Castro Valley, California 94546-6709 Telephone (415) 538-6544 BBS: (415) 537-1777 ÉÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍ» º º º PSYCHOLOGICAL OPERATIONS IN GUERRILLA WARFARE º º º º by º º º º Tayac n º º º º A tactical manual for the revolutionary that º º was published by the Central Intelligence º º Agency and distributed to the Contras in º º Central America. º º º º Combat Arms urges gun owners in the United º º States to become very familiar with the º º contents of this manual and to discuss it º º among your family and friends.

Liberty knows º º no peace. º º º ÈÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍͼ PREFACE Guerrilla warfare is essentially a political war. Therefore, its area of operations exceeds the territorial limits of conventional warfare, to penetrate the political entity itself: the "political animal" that Aristotle defined. In effect,the human being should be considered the priority objective in a political war. PKDharma. FromThePage. Goal To open and elucidate the terra incognita of Philip K Dick's Exegesis, using collaborative scholarship and 21st century networking tools to explore this mammoth digital text with the techniques of Swarm Scholarship and digital analysis.

Significance Philip K. Dick's Exegesis is possibly the largest archive of unreleased and unpublished material written by any major 20th century author. At over eight thousand pages, this massive, mostly hand written text by America's "home grown Borges" is arguably Dick's magnum opus, yet it remains largely unexplored. In its daily entries, diagrams and sketches, Dick documents his eight year attempt to fathom what he called "2-3-74", a post modern visionary experience of the entire universe "transformed into information. " Google Translate. Dx7sVXj.jpg (JPEG Image, 1316×3048 pixels)

Untitled. U.S. The Tech Gonzo Scrapbook. The Disturbing Exorcisms and Death of Anneliese Michel - Historic Mysteries. Anneliese Healthy and Young vs. Anneliese Close to Death Anneliese Michel was born in Germany on September 21, 1952. She grew up in a devoutly, somewhat extreme, Catholic family. Pictures of her taken in her childhood show a vibrant, pretty girl on her way to becoming a gorgeous woman. She had shining black hair, an open, honest face and a stunning smile. Four years before Anneliese was born, her mother, Anna Michel gave birth to an illegitimate daughter. Anneliese’s supposed symptoms of possession began in 1968. Over time, Anneliese Michel complained of seeing disturbing visions while saying her prayers. In 1975, Anneliese Michel and her parents stopped seeking medical advice and gave over Anneliese’s fate to the Roman exorcism ritual. Sometimes, the seriously ill Anneliese would perform hundreds of genuflections during these rituals.

Anneliese Michel died of dehydration and malnutrition on July 1, 1976. There is no way to prove or disprove supernatural occurrences, such as exorcisms. 0f48c540d4ba66f1dcc44296049f5353_original.gif (223×183) The Tech Gonzo Scrapbook. Aubade read by Philip Larkin. Leap Motion on YTDump. Explaining “A Clockwork Orange” LIFE AND LETTERS about the writer’s novel, “A Clockwork Orange.” The writer first published the book “A Clockwork Orange” in 1962. Nearly ten years after its publication, its title and content became known to millions because of Stanley Kubrick’s very close film interpretation. The writer first heard the expression “as queer as a clockwork orange” in a London pub before the Second World War. It’s an old Cockney slang phrase, implying a queerness or madness so extreme as to subvert nature.

In 1961, the writer began to write a novel about curing juvenile delinquency. He had read somewhere that it would be a good idea to liquidate the criminal impulse through aversion therapy; he was appalled. X-rated disco: ‘Give Your Dick To Me,’ 1980. I’m primarily sharing this because of the glorious picture sleeve! I mean, just look at it!!! Anyway, the artist’s name is Barbara Markay and her 1980 disco single was called, as you can see for yourself, “Give Your Dick To Me” (the b-side was the PG-rated “Give Your Flesh To Me”). You can give your love to your mother You can give your head to your coat You can give your heart to your music And honey that ain’t no joke But since you sure know how to use it Give your dick to me Give it to me Sadly, the song really doesn’t live up to this amazing cover. But here it is below, if you’re curious: Philip K.Dick 's MEDDLER Video. Shot by police with rubber bullet at Occupy Oakland.

Jean Baudrillard, 20 June 1929 - 6 March 2007. "The objective profile of the United States, then, may be traced throughout Disneyland, even down to the morphology of individuals and the crowd. All its values are exalted here, in miniature and comic-strip form. Embalmed and pactfied. Whence the possibility of an ideological analysis of Disneyland (L. Marin does it well in Utopies, jeux d'espaces): digest of the American way of life, panegyric to American values, idealized transposition of a contradictory reality. To be sure. But this conceals something else, and that "ideological" blanket exactly serves to cover over a third-order simulation: Disneyland is there to conceal the fact that it is the "real" country, all of "real" America, which is Disneyland (just as prisons are there to conceal the fact that it is the social in its entirety, in its banal omnipresence, which is carceral).

Jean Baudrillard, Simulacra and Simulations,in Selected Writings, ed. Preview: Caravan Theatre makes its comeback exploring the life of Philip K. Dick. "Based on a story by Philip K. Dick" has become a standard big-screen credit since 1982, when Ridley Scott adapted the writer's "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? " into the Hollywood sci-fi benchmark "Blade Runner. " Adaptations of works by Dick, who died that same year at age 53, include twice-made "Total Recall," "Minority Report," "Paycheck," "A Scanner Darkly" and "Next. " Who was this prolific writer who inspired so many? Some might say he was a madman whose final decade was defined by vivid visions that caused him to question his relationships to religion and reality. 800 Words: The Transmigration of Philip K. Dick Where: Caravan Theatre at Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre Company, 937 Liberty Ave., Downtown.

When: Friday through Sept. 30. 8 p.m. Tickets: $15-$20; (for ages 18 and over). A charismatic bear of a man, he also was a prolific pulp writer and a lot to take on in one person. Ms. "I've always been a big Philip K. Ms. "He and L. Theater. Den Offentlige Røst (The Public Voice), 1988 - Animation by Lejf Marcussen. [4:1] In Ubik the forward moving force of time (or... SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL - Things You Love. Index: Philip K. Dick Words Project. Proposal by Claudia Krenz, Ph.D. (datafriend @ gmail-. -com) Anyone who genuinely needs hot coffee to pick him up and keep him functioning when he has to function will get the hot coffee whether he happens to have a poscred readily available or no (Ubik, p. 82).

Proposal Methods, hoped for Results, Discussion, Notes, and Technical Feasibility Hypertext Index to scanned letter shards | Typed Excerpts in a single file Splintered Shards | Letter of Provenance to Purchasers of Paper Originals | Hermeneutic Issues: Comparison of Paper Originals with Underwood-Miller Versions " .... " .... this is what we experience as the passage of time ....

INDEX. A A citation like Philip K. B I used a "b" in the MMDDYY filename to indicate the second letter of that date. C Assuming I received his letters in the order he wrote them, this letter was written between September 23 and 26, 1974. d He typed in "Friday" and I used a calendar to determine which date Friday of that week was. My "Philip K. Meddler | Philip K. Dick | Philip K. Dick.

The Philip K. Dick Primer* « the Scattering. Conflict Aviary. Mrs Emma Peel ... Queen of Sin ... Hellfire Club.mp4. Petewarden/iPhoneTracker @ GitHub.