We must embrace surveillance! A massively controversial statement, especially for the target audience of this website. We hold our privacies rightly as one of our most fundamental human rights. What we need to understand though, is that surveillance and privacy are not juxtaposing; one can exist in the realm of the other; we can live in a surveillance state, while retaining our privacies.
Through the accelerating rate of our technological advancements, we are now seeing the rise of revolutionary new technologies. Even from an optimistic perspective, many potential threats can be foreseen. These are our proposed top 5.
When digging into the reasons why we might be living in a computer simulation, something seems to scream that it’s actually likely we are! Physicists are even working to prove it’s possibility.
Google has hired Ray Kurzweil as Director of Engineering. Ray Kurzweil is most well known for his books, ‘How to Create a Mind’, and ‘The Singularity is Near’. It is clear that Google is preparing itself for epic technological achievements.