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Rats in a cage: how games will teach us to love the police state. 8inShare Jump To Close In early June, former NSA contractor Edward Snowden revealed the first hints of a pervasive government surveillance program.

Rats in a cage: how games will teach us to love the police state

Depending on who you talked to, the NSA could either collect emails with debatable oversight or literally watch people type. Congress and the president denied that the revelations were shocking — in fact, they said, they’d known about them all along. During the weeks that followed, Ubisoft began ramping up the post-E3 campaign for Watch Dogs, an upcoming action game about a hacker and a world where "smart" cities make everyone both constantly connected and constantly monitored.

Most months, "We Are Data" would have produced a resigned nod and shake of the head, but people visiting it now have fresh reason to feel like their data is being weaponized against them. Watch Dogs, obviously, has yet to come out. "Who really controls our cities, our information, and our lives? " Section TOC Title. Portrait of a New Radical: Hyper-Transparency and the Coming Radicalization of America. Over the past few days I’ve been wrestling with a very troubling thought.

Portrait of a New Radical: Hyper-Transparency and the Coming Radicalization of America

It started with the simple question, “Ten years from now, anyone who is frustrated with those in power, whether it’s a local, national, or international issue, what options will they have for protesting what they see as an injustice, inequities, or outright corruption?” Voicing complaints on social media like Facebook or Twitter, organizing a sign-waving rally on the Capitol steps, or taking out a full-page ad in a newspaper will probably still be options, but they’re also a quick way to be branded a troublemaker.

Every shift in technology brings with it positives as well as the negatives. In a hyper-transparent, open society, being the whistleblower for injustice can quickly become more about the accuser than the wrong that needs righting. Like it or not, transparency changes the equation. Is humanity prepared to live in the hyper-transparent world we’re creating? Rich History of Rule Breakers “The Screwed Generation”

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Sugar and Spice Fifteen Spacious Twenty Fourteen Twenty Thirteen. Help. Sommes-nous prêts à la reconstruction du monde ? S'appuyant sur l'exemple américain, caractérisé par des inégalités sociales profondes, Framablog envisage la chute du monde occidental, sur le modèle des révolutions arabes.

Sommes-nous prêts à la reconstruction du monde ?

Une utopie pas si irréalisable. Il n’était pas possible d’envisager un système d’exploitation ou une encyclopédie universelle libres. Et pourtant GNU/Linux et Wikipédia l’ont fait. Il n’était pas possible d’envisager la chute de tyrans installés depuis plusieurs décennies dans des pays sous contrôle. Et pourtant les Tunisiens, les Égyptiens et les Libyens l’ont fait.

Il n’est pas possible de voir à son tour le monde occidental s’écrouler parce que contrairement aux pays arabes il y règne la démocratie. Transhumanisme. Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. H+, un symbole du transhumanisme Le transhumanisme est un mouvement culturel et intellectuel international prônant l'usage des sciences et des techniques, ainsi que les croyances spirituelles afin d'améliorer les caractéristiques physiques et mentales des êtres humains. Le transhumanisme considère certains aspects de la condition humaine tels que le handicap, la souffrance, la maladie, le vieillissement ou la mort subie comme inutiles et indésirables. Dans cette optique, les penseurs transhumanistes comptent sur les biotechnologies et sur d'autres techniques émergentes. Les dangers comme les avantages que présentent de telles évolutions préoccupent aussi le mouvement transhumaniste[1].

Le terme « transhumanisme » est symbolisé par « H+ » (anciennement « >H »[2]) et est souvent employé comme synonyme d'« amélioration humaine ». Histoire[modifier | modifier le code] En 1986, K. Théorie[modifier | modifier le code] Zeitgeist Movement & Venus Project.