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Steering wheels. Pry it from our frightened cold hands.

Google is trying hard to fast-track the Get Go of their autonomous vehicles and they are pushing the US government to accept that those “passed federal safety standards”. This coup is nothing but aiming at turning around liability – should … Continue reading

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Big brother fun fact #678

Just in case someone thinks Big Brother can’t hurt:   Marshals: Innocent People Placed On ‘Watch List’ To Meet Quota   Whenever national security and bureaucracy congregate …   (via Bruce Schneier)

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Stanisław Lem

One of Europe’s greatest theoretical information technology scientists and Science-Fiction authors (Solaris) passed away today at the age of 84 (via Heise Online [de]).   Stanislaw Lem‘s fiction is extraordinary because it was never driven by humongous futuristic machinery or descriptions of gigantic … Continue reading

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Understandably, there is severe scrutiny at the borders of the United States.   However, I would have expected that the bad-guy turn-out would be much higher than that (via Bruce Schneier).   So what on earth could be wrong with the system? There … Continue reading

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US protected from grave danger

  Seattle, WA   On Tuesday, the US was protected from an inpouring of illegal workforce through its airports and borders.   http://www.darrenbarefoot.com/archives/2006/01/im-an-alien-an-illegal-alien.html   Once more, the influx of foreign intelligence could be prevented.   However, it’s still recommended to … Continue reading

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