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Intel Wants Brain Implants in Its Customers' Heads by 2020
Researchers expect brain waves to operate computers, TVs and cell phones
http://www.popsci.com/technology/article/2009-11/intel-wants-brain-implants-consumers-heads-2020
By Jeremy Hsu
Posted 11.20.2009 at 3:00 pm


 Intel wants into your brain

If the idea of turning consumers into true cyborgs sounds creepy, don't tell Intel researchers. Intel's Pittsburgh lab aims to develop brain implants that can control all sorts of gadgets directly via brain waves by 2020.

The scientists anticipate that consumers will adapt quickly to the idea, and indeed crave the freedom of not requiring a keyboard, mouse, or remote control for surfing the Web or changing channels. They also predict that people will tire of multi-touch devices such as our precious iPhones, Android smart phones and even Microsoft's wacky Surface Table.

Turning brain waves into real-world tech action still requires some heavy decoding of brain activity. The Intel team has already made use of fMRI brain scans to match brain patterns with similar thoughts across many test subjects.

Plenty of other researchers have also tinkered in this area. Toyota recently demoed a wheelchair controlled with brainwaves, and University of Utah researchers have created a wireless brain transmitter that allows monkeys to control robotic arms.

There are still more implications to creating a seamless brain interface, besides having more cyborgs running around. If scientists can translate brain waves into specific actions, there's no reason they could not create a virtual world with a full spectrum of activity tied to those brain waves. That's right -- we're seeing Matrix creep.
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If the idea of turning consumers into true cyborgs sounds creepy, don't tell Intel researchers. Intel's Pittsburgh lab aims to develop brain implants that can control all sorts of gadgets directly via brain waves by 2020.

And the next step after this will be -

transhumanism.

Get this - they are actually talking about GIVING YOU THE RIGHT TO AMPUTATE YOUR LIMBS SO THAT YOU CAN REPLACE THEM WITH CYBERNETIC PARTS. No, I'm not f**king kidding - this will be a new 'right' - just like there is the 'right to healthcare', 'right to an abortion', and so on.

I will link to the article later where I read about this INSANE newgenics initiative that proposes to turn us into half-machine/half-biological 'drones'.

Another thing - they say that anything with SUFFICIENT COGNITIVE CAPACITY will be granted personhood and citizenship rights. That means an 'intelligent agent' (as in - an entity within a computer program - a sentient AI program) or even a 'droid' could be granted citizenship rights. How 'coincidental' that the 2002 predictive programming movie 'Animatrix' actually talked about this very thing happening in a pre-Matrix fictional world that set the stage for machines eventually taking over the world and putting us all into an ancestor simulation?

And another thing - using 'humans' as 'resources' (like the 'battery' in the Matrix ) - guess what? TRANSHUMANISTS ARE ACTUALLY TALKING ABOUT THAT. They are so batshit INSANE you don't even want to believe - just one of these guys would make Hitler look like a choir boy, never mind a multitude of them all working towards the same goals.

I will blow the lid off this insane freakshow ASAP in a future post. This is where all this is heading towards - the Revolution in Military Affairs changes society entirely, installs the control grid/smart grid into place, then the transhumanists carry out the next 'revolution', which will be earmarked by a 'bio shock' - the 'shock' of having people amputate their limbs and upgrading themselves with robot arms and so on - and after that, nanofactories become more and more commonplace, civil wars between humans and transhumanists.

Why does this new 'transhumanist' society need 'sense & respond' logistics/supply chains and a 'Global Information Grid'? Well, why do I even need to answer that? Because 'transhumanists' are 'computerized' - so all those sensors, wireless networks and 'metadata' (as in - RFID tags) will give these transhumanists a new plane of reality and existence - liken it to a 'dimension' running in parallel with the one we accept to be 'reality' - these transhumanist ghouls will get 'augmented reality' through this new dimension.

Now I see why they are hyping the hell out of quantum mechanics - because they finally have the applications that will turn it into reality.
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No not every, one only those they deem worthy after having rid the world of the rest of us, if they are successful.


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If the idea of turning consumers into true cyborgs sounds creepy, don't tell Intel researchers. Intel's Pittsburgh lab aims to develop brain implants that can control all sorts of gadgets directly via brain waves by 2020.

They will give 'entry-level' common slaves a chance to upgrade themselves to 'transhumanist' scum too - to prove their 'worthiness to exist'. But they will mostly serve as useless R&D fodder - whenever they need to iron out some bugs in a faulty product or test some new military strategy, or do some experimentation, they will dangle a carrot in front of the average Joe Public who will all too willingly 'comply' so that they belong to the new 'superior species' and not this 'subspecies' called 'humanity'.

The way they will get around to killing off the rest of the 'subspecies' called 'humanity' is through a 'bio shock' - the 'shock' of seeing your neighbor convert to a transhuman and suddenly treating you as a third-class citizen. The 'shock' of being called a 'subspecies' five years on because all the 'cool kids on the block' now have cybernetic arms and nanomachines that will regulate their temperament and bloodflow. They want to 'enact' a 'civil war' between the haves and have-nots. Global depopulation and poisoning/malnutrition will do the rest.

Anyway, back to this new 'plane of existence/reality' that transhumanists will be privvy to - this is part of 'ubiquitous computing'.

This is what the 'Terminatrix' saw in Terminator 3 - this is an example of augmented reality -



This 'heads up display' will be very familiar to people who have played videogames. Well, this is what you're gonna get as a transhumanist ghoul.

Another example of augmented reality - blue force tracking for soldiers through their visor. Metal Gear Solid 4 demonstrates this - hell, all of the 'tech' it shows is not fictional, it's based on the DARPA designs -





That 'data'/'tag' you see next to every soldier - that's their physiological signs, their PMC affiliation, the gun they're wearing (the guns, too, are ID-locked and monitored through the Global Information Grid) and so on, whether or not they're on the 'Blue team' or the 'red team'.

Now I see why they are hyping the hell out of quantum mechanics - because they finally have the applications that will turn it into reality. Transhumanists will have a new 'plane of existence' that will be outside the realm of 'ordinary humans'.
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metal gear solid two, sons of liberty.

definitely accelerated my waking up.

i never played the new one.

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metal gear solid two, sons of liberty.

definitely accelerated my waking up.

i never played the new one.


You should, it's like Hideo Kojima researched all of Anti_Illuminati's posts and projected the world four years into the future (from now - 2010). There is more 'truth' contained in that game than there is actual 'fiction' - nearly everything is based on real 'RMA' doctrine, literature and policy.

Hideo Kojima also covered the 'Revolution In Military Affairs' in Metal Gear Solid 2 - if you remember that 10-minute long Commander speech where you sneak through the long halls with soldiers attending a video screening, he actually mentions Metal Gear RAY's C4ISR/RMA capabilities. If you read the 'Metal Gear Solid 2 Grand Design Plan' (there's an English translation of it somewhere), you can actually read about Admiral Boorda - who was behind the Arsenal Ship and was 'killed'/'suicided'. Apparently there were people that were not happy about this 'force multiplier' - Arsenal Ship was the 'killer-app' for the RMA - my guess is that this was what they first intended to invade Iraq with - then later on they tried the 'air force/shock and awe/precision engagement' approach.

http://www.informatik.umu.se/gru/kurssidor/2006/ht/infa44/ilib/ume/metal_gear_solid_2_grand_game_plan.pdf

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This project has evolved from the Arsenal Ship Program advanced in the mid-90s by the 25th Chief of Naval Operations, Admiral Mike Boorda. Some say that has led to it being cursed. Admiral Boorda’s death was indeed unfortunate. However, we must carry RAY to its completion.’

‘The predecessor to this project was the Arsenal Ship Program of the mid-90s. However, the man heading it up, Admiral Boorda, unexpectedly committed suicide in May of 1996, resulting in the program being abruptly shelved at Phase II, its stage of functional planning. Development on Metal Gear REX began immediately afterwards, a fact which gave rise to a number of rumors surrounding the admiral’s death, as
I’m sure you’re all aware.’


The 'original' script for MGS2 was to have the US invading Iraq and/or North Korea a day after the events occurring in the game (the script talks about 'weapon inspectors' being denied access to Iraq's nuclear facilities and so on) - remember that he made this script in the run-up to 9/11 - there was no bloody way he could have gotten that so right on.

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rogue state (Iraq or North Korea) is suspected of developing a Metal Gear! US air strikes are imminent!

Suspicions arise that Iraq (or North Korea) is developing its own Metal Gear (though it probably does not have the technology to fully complete it) (My note: Metal Gear within this context falls under "Weapons of Mass Effect"). In light of this, the United Nations Special Commission (UNSCOM) decides to conduct nuclear inspections inside the country (having presented documents it has uncovered related to the country’s Metal Gear development). However, Iraq refuses UNSCOM’s demand, with the US deciding to use military force (air strikes) in response.


Another tidbit from that 'design document' - he originally intended for Metal Gear Solid 2 to be called 'Metal Gear Solid III'. The Roman 'III' was, according to Kojima, symbolism for the three largest buildings in New York - two of them being the World Trade Centers. Again, WTF???

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Metal Gear Solid III

Written as MGSIII for short. The three Roman numerals symbolize the three tallest skyscrapers in Manhattan, the setting for the game.

Instead of proceeding on to MGS2, as one might expect, we are making MGS3. The question in peoples’ minds, ‘Why is it 3 and not 2?’ will have a big impact.


A lot is contained in that document that Kojima has never spoken about in public - when he talks to the press about Metal Gear Solid 2 and its story, he dishes out really cookie-cutter explanations/musings that actually downplay what he is trying to convey in the storyline. I can sort of see why practically nobody really 'got' Metal Gear Solid 2's story - it doesn't speak well for the average level of intelligence of the person sitting in front of a television screen and playing a game when all you can get out of a story like MGS2 is: "Well, hey, it's about 'memes' - and, uhhhh........ postmodernism'.
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A Cyborg Space Race


Leslie Mullen
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Mon, 05 Apr 2010 04:20 EDT



“Resistance is futile”


Cyborgs - human beings merged with machines -- are a staple of science fiction. Star Wars's Darth Vader, Star Trek's Borg, and the Cybermen of Dr. Who are variations on this theme - and it's no coincidence they're all "bad guys." Cyborgs symbolize one of our greatest fears: that over time, we will become so enmeshed in our technology that we lose our humanity.

The real-life application of cyborg science is far from horrifying. Medical technology has developed implantable heart pacemakers, insulin pumps, hearing aids, and even computer chips for the brain to treat depression and Parkinson's disease. In that sense, we are already on the path to becoming cyborgs.

Transhumanists believe that the development of such technology will lead one day to "Human version 2.0" - an upgrade of the human body that not only eliminates many of the problems that plague us, but improves upon the basic human design. For instance, some transhumanists envision a day when the human brain will be re-wired with computer chips, allowing us to think, learn and communicate with unprecedented speed and accuracy.

There's an ethical leap between using technology to help people overcome disabilities, and using it to "improve" healthy humans. The 1972 science fiction novel, Cyborg by Martin Caidin, which was turned into the popular TV show The Six-Million-Dollar Man, bridges the gap by creating a cyborg superman as a life-saving measure. The title character was a NASA test pilot who suffered traumatic injuries when his plane crashed. His legs, left arm, and an eye were replaced with bionic parts, giving him superior speed, strength and vision.

Martin Caidin's novel may have been inspired by discussions taking place within the space community around that time. NASA had considered the possibility of engineering humans, not to create super heroes, but to help us travel to the other planets and the stars beyond.


Building a Better Astronaut

Without a spacesuit, a person could only survive for about 90 seconds in the vacuum of space. Not only does space lack breathable oxygen, but the vacuum pressure would cause the blood in your veins to bubble and expand. Space is so cold - minus 270 C (minus 454 F) - you would be frozen solid in short order. Radiation is another mode of destruction - space contains high energy gamma and X-rays, as well as the lower energy but still harmful UV.

In 1960, Manfred Clynes and Nathan Kline published an essay in Astronautics titled "Cyborgs in Space." Comparing man in space to a fish out of water, they noted that even if you could bring everything you need on your space explorations, "the bubble all too easily bursts."

However, if the human body were altered to adapt to the conditions of space, astronauts would be free to explore the universe without limitation.

"Solving the many technical problems involved in manned space flight by adapting man to his environment, rather than vice versa, will not only mark a significant step forward in man's scientific progress, but may well provide a new and larger dimension for man's spirit as well," the authors write.

The Clynes & Kline paper coined the term "cyborg," and NASA followed up on their suggestions, commissioning a study on the topic. "The Cyborg Study: Engineering Man for Space" was released in 1963, and it reviewed the possibility of organ replacement, as well as how drugs and hibernation could be used to make space travel less stressful. The report concluded that replacing the heart, lungs and kidneys - the organs most stressed by space travel - was not feasible with the technology available at the time.

In considering how hibernation and drugs could be used to deal with physical and psychological stress, the study's scope included master control over an astronaut's brain and body. The current academic discussion of cyborg studies embraces an even broader view of "cyborg" to mean the general impact of technology on our lives.

"You could say that cyborgization started with furs and fire, and certainly with glasses and dentures," says James Hughes, medical ethicist at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut.


Astronauts need to wear protective gear to venture out into space. Not only do their lives depend on the spacesuit working properly, but they must limit their time in space because the suits don’t provide much radiation shielding.

Hughes is the author of the book, Citizen Cyborg: Why Democratic Societies Must Respond to the Redesigned Human of the Future. Hughes says we should acknowledge that we are already living in the Age of the Cyborg. This process has been gradual but steady, and as medical technology advances, more people will opt for the advantages of the latest innovations -- so long as they're convinced the benefits outweigh the risks. Hughes points to LASIK eye surgery as one example.

"I continue to wear glasses, and one of the reasons is that I want to see more evidence that LASIK really works in ways it's supposed to," says Hughes. "I haven't been convinced yet. I think many people will have that reaction to sticking hardware in their brain. Your laptop is obsolescent almost the day you buy it, so why would you want to stick something in your brain when you'd need surgery in order to replace it?"

Today a surgical brain implant such as the one to treat Parkinson's disease is a remedy of last resort. But if the technology was more benign, with an easier way for people to download the latest upgrade, such implants might become more common.

"You might imagine that you could swallow a nanotech pill, and nanobots would unfold in your gut and migrate their way past the blood-brain barrier and find where they're supposed to go," says Hughes. "You could theoretically give them instructions, and say, 'It's time for you guys to flush out because I want the next upgrade.' They all die and go out in your urine, and then you take another pill."

Kevin Warwick, of the Cybernetic Intelligence Research Group at the University of Reading in England, isn't waiting for the invention of medical nanobots. He had a computer device surgically implanted in his arm in two separate experiments.

As recounted in his book, I, Cyborg, the first experiment involved a radio frequency identification (RFID) chip enclosed in a glass tube. The tube was inserted under the skin in his arm, and the RFID chip communicated with a computer. In the second, more invasive experiment, spikes on a silicon microarray were pounded directly into the median nerve in his left arm. This 100 electrode array allowed his nervous system to receive signals from a computer. Warwick and his colleagues performed various experiments, including operating a wheelchair, sending signals over the Internet, and human-to-human communication (via a wire implanted in his wife's arm). Warwick's nerve implant was removed after several months, after the planned experiments were completed.


Kevin Warwick with his second cyborg impant. This implant, connected to the median nerve in his arm, allowed him to send and receive signals by computer.

Warwick says that other than tingly feelings in his fingers due to nerve fiber regeneration, he didn't experience any unusual physical effects from the implant. Before the experiment, he had wondered if his brain would even respond to the electrical signals. If it did accept the signals, would it be able to translate them? Or would the unusual new data overwhelm his brain? Luckily his brain was able to make sense of the input, but when he talks about his experiment with neurosurgeons or other doctors, they often express concern.

"Various surgeons have said I could've had serious problems with putting electrical current into my nervous system that was going up to my brain," says Warwick. "Some of the signals were quite strong, because we were trying to force the brain to not ignore them. My brain could have decided to go on holiday, or I could have gone crazy. It's probably just as well I didn't know completely the things that could've gone wrong."

Despite such risks, Warwick sees huge potential in developing implantable computer chips. He's currently trying to improve the Parkinson's brain implant to better predict the onset of tremors. He also thinks computer chips could be used to bridge broken nerve fibers, bringing movement back to paralyzed body parts, but this concept remains purely speculative.

"For a serious break or lesion, how much you can bring that into play is a big question," says Warwick. "We can't see why people haven't tried [to use computer chips to stimulate damaged nerves] yet, because it seems an obvious thing to try."

A lot of cyborg technology remains either speculative or a long way from practical implementation. The development of artificial organs is not too far advanced from what was available when NASA commissioned its cyborg study. Although artificial hearts and lungs are now more compact and better at the jobs they were designed for, they are used mainly as temporary replacements to help patients survive until appropriate donor organs become available. Artificial kidneys - dialysis machines - have posed the greatest challenge, partly due to the need to filter large amounts of fluid. In the 60s, artificial kidneys were the size of a refrigerator. Today, the smallest devices are still not implantable, but a recent prototype can be worn as an extremely bulky utility belt. Artificial bones, blood, skin, eyes, and even noses are now all being developed, and each could conceivably help man cope with the conditions of space. So long as the resulting entity still had a human brain, it could be considered a cyborg rather than an android (a robot that looks like a human).


Humans on Mars will need to wear spacesuits when exploring the planet. Not only does Mars lack oxygen, but due to the thin atmosphere, astronauts would be exposed to high levels of UV radiation. Martian and lunar habitats probably will be at least partly buried under the soil in order to reduce radiation exposure.

However, NASA isn't devoting any thought these days on how to build a better astronaut. Their Human Research Program instead focuses on ways that drugs, exercise, better spacesuits and radiation shielding can mitigate the effects of the space environment on human health. There is more discussion in the space community on how to alter entire planets to suit humans - a process called "terraforming" - than there is on changing man to suit space.

One reason NASA has little interest in cyborgs may be due to their focus on bringing astronauts back home safely. Humans altered for life in space might not fare too well on Earth. Permanent adaptation is an issue for future Mars colonists as well, since over time the weaker gravity could result in thinner bones. While some have advocated "one-way trips," with people living out the remainder of their lives on Mars, current NASA plans envision stays lasting only 500 days.

Warwick is disappointed by NASA's lack of research into the possibilities of a cyber-astronaut corps.

"They're taking the easier option as far as public opinion is concerned," says Warwick. "It's certainly not the most exciting one as far as research is concerned, and hence [not the field] with the biggest potential. So it's a shame."

But Hughes says that astronauts, along with all the other people on Earth, will inevitably end up with cyborg upgrades.

"I think that we're all going to be engineering ourselves for various things in this century," says Hughes. "Certainly the rigors of space travel are going to require extensive bioengineering, unless we come up with some incredible material science. So I assume that, just like the kinds of things we'll all be doing on Earth, astronauts will avail themselves of those things."


To Infinity and Beyond

Robots have been making great strides in the final frontier. From the MER rovers, now in their seventh year of exploring the surface of Mars, to the Huygens probe on Saturn's moon Titan, to the Voyager spacecraft traveling to the farthest reaches of our solar system and, perhaps one day, the nearest stars, it seems that machines have us beat when it comes to exploring space.

Robots can get their energy from nuclear batteries or solar panels rather than food. They don't need sleep or water or oxygen, and the long-term effect of radiation is not as destructive as it is for humans. Setting aside the example of HAL 9000 in Arthur C. Clarke's story 2001: A Space Odyssey, computers are more psychologically suited than humans to spend eternity alone in the cosmos.


Artificial kidneys are not yet small enough to be implantable. Victor Gura, who is developing an artificial kidney at UCLA’s School of Medicine, models the device.

NASA has several projects underway to develop better "human-machine interfaces." The goal of this research is to improve communication between people and computers, making the machines our "avatars" for space exploration.

Hughes thinks there will come a day when this kind of research will allow us to manipulate robots and other machines as easily and naturally as we move our own body.

"I imagine that as soon as we have this kind of direct control over our various kinds of machines, our way of perceiving ourselves will change, just like we currently see our cell phones and cars as extensions of ourselves," says Hughes.

Perhaps a brain implant linking us to our robots would be the next step in space exploration, greatly reducing communication time across the vast expanse of space. For instance, depending on where Mars is in its orbit, it takes between 3 to 30 minutes for a radio message sent from Earth to reach Mars, and then an equally long time for us to get the response. For more distant destinations, the message relay would take even longer. But thought communication could be virtually instantaneous.

Warwick says that implanting computer chips in the brain to improve communication is a fairly straight-forward development, much as the telephone was the next step from the telegraph.

"The concept of a talking telegraph was considered crazy," says Warwick. "I think there's an element of that [when people consider communicating via brain implants], instead of seeing the scientific potential."


Brain implants are being used for medical conditions like Parkinson’s disease and depression. Transhumanists think one day brain implants could be used for much more.

One debate in the space community is whether humans or robots should be sent to explore. While there are compelling arguments for both sides, we must find a way to make extended human space travel feasible if we hope to survive when our Sun becomes a Red Giant star in about 5 billion years. When this happens, our planet and all life on it will be consumed. But perhaps by this point in the future, we may have become so merged with our machines that the "human versus robots" debate is moot.

In fact, that's the conclusion reached by scientists involved in the search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI). Paul Davies, a SETI scientist at Arizona State University, says in his book The Eerie Silence that any aliens exploring the universe will be machine hybrids. Not only are machines better able to endure extended exposure to the conditions of space, but they have the potential to develop intelligence far beyond the capacity of the human brain.

"I think it very likely - in fact inevitable - that biological intelligence is only a transitory phenomenon, a fleeting phase in the evolution of the universe," Davies writes. "If we ever encounter extraterrestrial intelligence, I believe it is overwhelmingly likely to be post-biological in nature."

Hughes completely agrees that space travelers will likely be mechanical rather than organic. "If you're looking out 200 years into the future of the colonization of space, humans are probably not going to be a factor," he says.


The Human Element

Those who do not wish to become cyborgs (and who do not embrace our cyborg overlords) may become depressed by such conclusions.

One of the biggest concerns about our future as cyborgs comes out of our experience with computers. If all our brains are connected, what happens if a computer virus is introduced? How will we be able to maintain our privacy if a hacker can plug into our brain? Will there even be such a thing as an individual identity, or will we become like ants in a colony or bees in a hive?


Artistic representation of a human space colony. These habitats would recreate aspects of Earth’s environment, but future colonists may feel like they’re living in a fishbowl.

Human-cyborg insect colonies may seem like science fiction, but cyborg insects are now being developed by the U.S. military's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). Their "HI-MEMS" project inserts a computer chip into an insect pupae, and the chip becomes connected to the body as the insect develops.

"Since a majority of the tissue development in insects occurs in the later stages of metamorphosis, the renewed tissue growth around the MEMS will tend to heal, and form a reliable and stable tissue-machine interface," says the HI-MEMS website.

Electrical signals could directly stimulate muscles, cells or neurons, while ultrasonic pulses, pheromones, and optical cues also could be used to control the insect's flight. In this way, DARPA hopes to create unobtrusive and cheaply-made cyborg spies.

According to the HI-MEMS website, "The intimate control of insects with embedded microsystems will enable insect cyborgs, which could carry one or more sensors, such as a microphone or a gas sensor, to relay back information gathered from the target destination."

While the program has created cyborg beetles and moths so far, it's not yet ready to release swarms of insect spies. DARPA also has funded research to develop cyborg sharks, where smells and electrical signals are used to steer the sharks in desired directions. Other experiments by various researchers to merge animals and machines have used pigeons, cats, and rats. Such experiments are staples of science fiction, from the cyborg dolphin in William Gibson's Johnny Mnemonic to the housefly monitors in Philip K. Dick's Lies, Inc.


Electrodes and a control chip are inserted into a moth during its pupal stage. When the moth emerges the electrodes stimulate its muscles to control its flight.

For every dystopian tale of the potential evils of science, there are just as many hopes of how science could free us from a long list of medical maladies. The future of cyborg science likely will be a complicated mix of both good and bad outcomes. Warwick says that scientists, who are driven to investigate for the sheer joy of discovery, don't spend too much time worrying about the practical results of their research.

"I think it's important to be aware and to try to discuss the positive and negative sides," says Warwick. "But to be honest, you never know. With the RFID implant that I had, which was a relatively trivial thing, I found out that a nightclub in Barcelona uses it as a fashion item to attract people to come to the nightclub. You don't have to pay for your drinks; it's all charged to your implant. So there's always going to be something around the corner that you'd just never imagined."
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omg.

srsly.

/bow

BTW, this is just hilarious - that design document prefaces that entire passage about 'Admiral Mike Boorda' (25th Chief Officer of Naval Operations) with:

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This game plan is not related in any way with actual existing persons, organizations, nations or incidents.

Appendix - The Commandant's deleted lines


This is utter bullshit. I can assure you that Admiral Mike Boorda, and the Arsenal Ship, are/were very much real.  In fact, the only thing within that entire script segment that is 'fiction' is obviously Metal Gear REX and RAY, but that's it.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mike_Boorda



Look into his 'suicide' - it has 'murder' written all over it. Two suicide notes, neither of which have been released by the Navy - highly unconventional way of killing himself.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talk:Jeremy_Michael_Boorda

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How many people have you ever heard of committing suicide by shooting themselves in the chest, and then the autopsy is not allowed to be released, and there are TWO suicide letters?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arsenal_Ship

I think they decided against namedropping Boorda when 9/11 happened (a few months before the game was actually released) to avoid political tensions.

Other things of note inside that document (p37/38):

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The evil in MGS2 is the American government. However, this does not refer to Americans in general, nor to any particular persons, but to the festering discharge that has built-up within the democratic state of America over the years.

The intention is not to defame any race, state or ethnicity, but rather to look at the ‘monster’ that the country’s political structure has created. It is this hidden hand of the American government, the Patriots, that has both created madmen like Solidus and the members of Dead Cell and has also used them for its own ends.


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A digital battlefield (simulations)

- The digitization of soldiers (the creation of soldier models)
      The S3 Plan (the digital aspect of personality)
- Force XXI
      The Arsenal Gear Project
- The digitization of soldiers
      Data collection and management through nanomachines
- Ultimate crisis management and privacy protection (the end result of a society of sophisticated information control) (My note: This solidifies my notion that Kojima was actually already aware of programs such as CAESAR, JSIMS, TEMPER and Pythia when he created this game - because that is basically what S3 is supposed to represent.)


Force XXI

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transformation_of_the_United_States_Army

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A previous reshaping plan was the mid-late 90s Force XXI. One of its initiatives was Task Force 21 (also Task Force XXI), a battlefield digitizied brigade formed for the Advanced Warfighting Exercises in 1997 to test Force XXI concepts, technology, and tactics. The brigade was formed from the 4th Infantry Division and the 1st Cavalry Division. The 4th Infantry Division units assigned were 3-66 Armor and 1-12 Infantry, both of the Third Brigade.

Technologies tested included Software-defined radios, Applique computers, Ground Surveillance Radar, Satellite radio email systems, and Advanced UAV technology. TF-XXI participated in various Advanced Warfighting Exercises, including WARRIOR FOCUS (1995 #4).


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The (constructive) digitization of operational planning
- Digitized full dimensional operations
- Advanced Warfighting Experiments (AWE), Roving Sands Exercises
- Theater Missile Defense (TMD) exercises using Arsenal Gear
The digitization of everyday life
- The introduction of wearable computers
- Augmented reality
- Snake’s Soliton radar, Codec, nanomachines and biochemical IC chip

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The digitization of the military
- The effect of phenomena such as restructuring due to expenditure cutbacks
- The development of high-speed supercomputers (quantum computing) and combat simulations
- Around the time of the Gulf War, a force of 761,100 US troops is reduced to 495,000, and subsequently restructured. After the end of the Cold War, the escalation of regional conflicts leads to the call for a rapid reaction force that is both complex and precise, flexible and  multipurpose – all of which were unnecessary to military units during the Cold War (My note: What he's actually referring to here is the Revolution In Military Affairs - a move towards jointness, rapid response, and total modernization/force transformation of the military. All of this has happened. The Gulf War, BTW, was the first practice run for RMA/C3I/C4I.)
- After the accidental bombings that occurred during NATO’s bombing campaign over Yugoslavia, as well as discovery of the limits to high-tech bombing and the failure of the Genome Soldier Project (the Shadow Moses incident), the military decides to digitize itself in  an attempt to reduce the human role on the battlefield


Finally, I want to apologize to Sane for veering this somewhat off-topic. If he wants to, he can turn this into a separate thread that is more befitting of the subject.
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^ screw that! people better wake up! for intel to say this means it is not a matter of if, it is a matter of when. they have already gotten approval from the illuminazis and are now conditioning us to accept the pharaoh's decree.
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Drs Delgado, Gottlieb, Camaron and a host of others have been doing this for decades.
We are seeing this go mainstream, it has been done for the last half century.
Terminal Man  was written in the 70's and this was science fact then.
My older brother had an electrical stim pac implant put in about 3 years ago.
We just changed his batteries every six months until he died last year from the meds.
Google Delgado or Gottlieb.  I think their lab was next to the place in Virginia where the politician/pedophile corruptions take place that is so popular with the elite.
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Also: Think of the medical appilcations of this. Now instead of asking "Where does it hurt?" and "On a scale from 1 to 10 how much does it hurt" We can do a simple med-scan and find out EXACTLY what is damaged.

this saves doctors from being forced to "Wait and see" what is going to happen with a patient.

I Love this idea.
(My note: Wow - my 'needs' and 'wishes' are subservient as opposed to that of the 'doctor's. What was that whole thing again about patient-doctor relations? Oh wait, you love the idea of throwing that into the trashcan as well, right? Why not just get rid of the Hippocratic Oath entirely - nanomachines are god, implanted RFID is God, they will 'govern' best - we don't need a stinking 'human' element into this - why not just deactivate all our brains and just be instructed by the goddamn computer what to do - after all, he thinks rationally, right, genius?)


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I know I'm going to come off sounding like a nerd, but whatever... this is nothing like the Matrix and everything like Ghost in the Shell (google it if you don't know what it is).

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"If the idea of turning consumers into true cyborgs sounds creepy, don't tell Intel researchers."

Um... I'm fairly certain this would kick royal ass... Who thinks it's creepy?


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I'm not worried about the possibilities of being watched over. (My note: Hey Sherlock - We ARE TALKING ABOUT ELITIST HITLERIAN FILTH DEACTIVATING AND GOVERNING YOUR BRAIN - YOU'D BETTER WANT TO WAKE UP JACK BECAUSE YOU'RE NOT IN KANSAS ANYMORE!!! WHAT IS YOUR GODDAMN MALFUNCTION TO BE SURRENDERING YOUR MIND - YOUR SOUL - OVER FOR GODDAMN COMPLIANCE AND CONVENIENCE!!!!!) The only thing I really don't want to have to worry about is getting Norton's Anti-virus for my brain.

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I would welcome this advancement. To any who take Farenheight 451 seriously YOU ARE A FOOL. Throughout the last fifty years,solutions have be found for every piece of techno-wizardry. You counter hackers with hackers or with homomorphic algorithyms that are being developed as we speak. These algorithyms will constantly adjust to ANY changing situation (no, not AI). Don't freak out, things will be fine, not dark and gloomy as most ppl think linearly. (My note: I like how this guy basically discredits himself through his own illiteracy. Hey buddy - 'things will be fine' - yeah, things will be all peachy - especially when you 'transhumanists' will be killing each other over who gets the best 'Plasmids' - hey, we played this game before - it's called 'Bioshock', and it refers to Alvin Toffler's 'Future Shock'. There's another nice layer of predictive programming for you right there - here's the thing wirehead, you infatuate yourselves with all this entertainment, and you DON'T EVEN HAVE A GODDAMN CLUE THAT THE TITLE FROM THAT GAME REFERS TO A FAMOUS FUTURIST'S BOOK THAT PREDICTS MASSIVE CASUALTIES IN THE UPCOMING RMA-APPROVED INFORMATION AGE. THERE WILL BE WAR, FAMINE, MASS SLAUGHTER, AND DEATH, DUDE - NOT BLUE SKIES AND SUNNY PLAINS[/b].)

Notice a common thread here - these people have been 'conditioned' into accepting this as 'inevitable progression' by predictive programming/entertainment such as 'Ghost In The Shell', 'The Matrix' and countless other movies/anime/videogames.
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RFID Nightmare Video-- Airport Employees To Chipped
http://forum.prisonplanet.com/index.php?topic=166439.0
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This is what Skinner has done to society -



She would welcome 'chips' in her mouth and brain - to help out with the 'feigning to be smart' act while looking 'sexy' - 'sexy' as in - stereotypical blonde with fake assets and lots of makeup and mascara.



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Put a scan-chip in my hand to serve as my federal ID and access to my federal bank account that serves as my total assessts/debt account and obolish physical money and credit/debit cards.

Put a few more chips in my fingers so that I can type on any surface (or play piano for that matter).

Throw in some built in storage so I can't lose my USB drive
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I'm not even sure I've hit science fiction yet. Love the idea, but in a world where I still live on broadcast TV and dial-up internet, 2020 is much to ambitious - a lot like those "home of the future" displays fom the 50s. (My note: Welcome to your Skinnerian box, dumbass. Hope you like that USB storage space inside your ass)


all these guys just happen to be illiterate - IMO CENTCOM/COINTELPRO has a lot of operatives out there going to the Comments section and flogging their bankruptcy by posing as 'individuals' LOVING this new brainchip - but somehow I wouldn't doubt these are real people - they are so domesticated and so castrated now they don't even give a crap about governing their own brain anymore.

The more they are being raped, the more they are pliable to be totally stripped of all their dignity and remaining areas of privacy and individualism.

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No one likes to seem like a conspiracy theorist, but the damage something like this could cause and the potential power someone could have over the public through this is unnerving. (My note: Oh no, perish the thought - 'obody likes to seem like a conspiracy theorist - let's run this through the Orwellian Doublespeak filter - 'Nobody likes to seem like a 'thought criminal', because that is how I have been programmed. Because, see, I'm a lower animal - I'm unworthy of the label 'human being' - I'm like a sheep inside the pen that believes he/she governs his own destiny - and I laugh at all the other 'stupid animals' inside the pen that tell me there's a shepherd out there who on occasion likes to kill one of us and turn our fur into clothing. Nah, they're 'crazy' - I'm a domesticated farm animal, and I wear that badge with pride[/color])
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In computing, the Internet of Things refers to a network of objects, such as household appliances. It is often a self-configuring wireless network. The concept of the internet of things is attributed to the original Auto-ID Center, founded in 1999 and based at the time in MIT.
The idea is as simple as its application is difficult. If all cans, books, shoes or parts of cars are equipped with minuscule identifying devices, daily life on our planet will undergo a transformation. Things like running out of stock or wasted products will no longer exist as we will know exactly what is being consumed on the other side of the globe. Theft will be a thing of the past as we will know where a product is at all times. The same applies to parcels lost in the post.
If all objects of daily life, from yoghurt to an airplane, are equipped with radio tags, they can be identified and managed by computers in the same way humans can. The next generation of Internet applications (IPv6 protocol) would be able to identify more objects than IPv4, which is currently in use. This system would therefore be able to instantaneously identify any kind of object.
The Internet of objects should encode 50 to 100 trillion objects and follow the movement of those objects. Every human being is surrounded by 1,000 to 5,000 objects.
Alcatel-Lucent touchatag service and Violet's Mirror gadget provide a pragmatic consumer oriented approach to the Internet of Things by which anyone can easily link real world items to the online world using RFID tags (and QR Codes in case of touchatag).

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IMO CENTCOM/COINTELPRO has a lot of operatives out there going to the Comments section and flogging their bankruptcy by posing as 'individuals' LOVING this new brainchip
That's a given.


but somehow I wouldn't doubt these are real people - they are so domesticated and so castrated now they don't even give a crap about governing their own brain anymore.
Some of them probably are real.  They have no understanding of how the real world works, what agendas are already on the go, and for how long, they don't really understand the concept of power over others, they don't anticipate being lied to about anything important, etc. etc.

They are like children who are curious about things and they're picking things up and feeling new things, and we know that they're going to hurt themselves.  We can try to explain why they need to be careful and hope that they listen, and they either will or they won't.

Or we can get really angry and shout at them for being children.

Either way, some of them will never listen.  They're too far gone.

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Free will implies the ability to choose, but conditioning makes choice irrelivant when they cannot know any better. Being a Prison Planet Forumorum member grants me access to knowledge of the past and present that will remain a mystery for most. We are the elites, hopefully the responsible ones. Sure there are quintillionaires out there, with the weight to throw around, but this is the haves against the have nots, and knowledge is power. In ten years the game will change hands again and some new intelligent group will become the heirs of the nwo.. Always a pursuit, but only half reality. I fear the worst may be done, but hope for the best. This ipv6 notion of tracking thousands of local objects and integrating smart technology to improve lives isn't all evil satanic insanity.. But the potential exists for abuse, and as opportunity increases, all possible uses will become manifest. Its only paranoia to those who don't understand what is going on. Those who see and understand, might seem paranoid, but thinking isn't exactly a socially acceptable practice.

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Some of them probably are real.  They have no understanding of how the real world works, what agendas are already on the go, and for how long, they don't really understand the concept of power over others, they don't anticipate being lied to about anything important, etc. etc.

At the age of 14, I would've thought that brain chipping was the coolest thing in the world.  Slashdot (where a lot of the transhumanist fanboys hang out) is packed with 14 year old technophiles of all ages.

Quite aside from the issues of obsolescence and medical dangers, and the loss of control of my Self (to whoever designed the chip), I would echo the concerns of others in this thread - that a "second world" is being created, and the tyrants would have absolute control over that second world.

As a targeted dissident I would be deeply concerned about being surrounded by transhuman ghouls (love that term) whose visual senses perceived "augmented reality" in which people like me were marked with scarlet letters.  Think Amber Alert on steroids.


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The chips are very real and insidious.  Can't believe Intel is so open about this, and that they have such an agressive timeline planned.

There is no greater threat to humanity than this kind of transhumanism.  It has to be nipped in the bud, or else...

We really are running out of time to overthrow these corporate creeps and their various puppet governments all around the world.

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this is a good in dept series
"The Borg Agenda"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ME2Vp-wEBgY
main part at 3:00
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Homeland Security to Develop Cell Phones That 'Smell' Poisonous Gas
http://www.switched.com/2010/04/12/homeland-security-to-develop-cell-phones-that-smell-poisonous/
by Caleb Johnson — Apr 12th 2010 at 3:10PM


The U.S. Department of Homeland Security wants to make us into walking poison detectors. According to Physorg, as part of a program called Cell-All, the department will develop by the end of the year 40 cell phone prototypes that can detect poisonous gas in the air. Officials say cell phones available today can be modified to do this by simply inserting a chip that costs less than $1. When the chip detects a harmful toxin in the air, it alerts the owner by vibrating or making a noise. If the threat is serious enough, the phone will send a message with its findings to a central server. Then, that server will check phones near that location to make sure the findings aren't in error. After determining the danger, authorities would be notified and possibly deployed.

Homeland Security claims the service will be used on a volunteer basis, and that all information will remain anonymous and confidential. Still, we expect more questions about privacy to come up as details become available, especially since it sounds like this service will essentially track your cell phone's location. But Cell-All could save the government time, money and manpower when it comes to responding to toxic gas threats. [From: Physorg, via: Fox News]
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this is a good in dept series
"The Borg Agenda"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ME2Vp-wEBgY
main part at 3:00
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You can see/download all 5 parts of The Borg Agenda from Lenon Honor's website, for free:
http://www.lenonhonorfilms.com/

He's the guy who made it.

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Laurie Anderson : O Superman Lyrics

O superman. o judge. o mom and dad. mom and dad. o superman. o judge. o mom and dad. mom and dad. hi. I'm not home right now. but if you want to leave a message, just start talking at the sound
E tone. hello? this is your mother. are you there? are you coming home? hello? is anybody home? well, you don't know me, but I know you. and I've got a message to give to you. here come the plan
O you better get ready. ready to go. you can come as you are, but pay as you go. pay as you go. and I said: ok. who is this really? and the voice said: this is the hand, the hand that takes.
The hand, the hand that takes. this is the hand, the hand that takes. here come the planes. they're american planes. made in america. smoking or non-smoking? and the voice said: neither snow nor
Nor gloom of night shall stay these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.
'cause when love is gone, there's always justice. and when justive is gone, there's always forc
D when force is gone, there's
Always mom. hi mom! so hold me, mom, in your long arms. so hold me, mom, in your long arms. in your automatic arms. your electronic arms. in your arms. so hold me, mom, in your long arms. your
Chemical arms. your military arms. in your electronic arms.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7KXpUQf4so
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Brain, brain, what means brain
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"I'm not home right now. but if you want to leave a message, just start talking at the sound"
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Brain, brain, what means brain

Damn Trekker.....lol
(ya I noticed... "Spock's Brain, 1st episode of Season 3 episode #56, Production# 61  September 20, 1968)

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So, let me add an interesting piece of plot  that yes is spoiler for this anime series but this is necessary.....

Ghost in the shell Stand Alone Complex - The first series.

The primary core plot behind a character called laughing man ....

He exposes that NWO companies had created the brain disease that required large sections of the population to require "Cyberization" the primary piece being "Cyber Brains" A direct link to the global NET and the first piece of technology required to operate other cyborg  parts....

They put this out in the 90's as a warning. The entire series goes into great detail exploring the moral and social complications that arise from "Cyberization".   

That said .... First they will heart plug sorry i mean verichip us for medical reasons... Then brain chip us so they control what you think ...... Lovely  :(

For those unaware the  upcoming chips that the health care law requires be implnated into every one have a wonderful side effect.

When specific frequencies are induced to the verichip it will pulse and disrupt ALphawave and all bio-electrical impulses.....
Let's see Baron Harkonen style  heart plug any one ?
Any one ?

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36 months people and they will be forcing us all to have these things...
That is what Obama Care made a law.....
That said I wonder how many will live long enough to be brain chipped .... :(
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STELARC ALTERNATE ANATOMICAL ARCHITECTURES

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d0x_ojVnEfM

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What's the point in keeping our bodies around?  Couldn't the elite have their scientists create robots with more perfect 'bodies'?

I'm less worried about brain chips right now than I am about simply being tagged like a G-D animal.

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RFID Tagged Cows Start Tweeting

A herd of dairy cows from the University of Waterloo might be the first of the bovine species to use Twitter. The cows brag about milk production, RFID transponder glitches, eating habits, technical issues with the “Mr. Terminator” milking machines and the specific nuances of which teats perform best.

Some of the cattle even let loose with an occasional literary quotation from Virgil. We’re hoping for Twitpics soon.

The tweets are actually a project from the University’s Critical Media Lab (as whimsical as we like to be at Mashable (Mashable), we know cows lack the necessary opposable thumbs for tweeting). Lab members Ron Broglio, Marcel O’Gorman and Pouya Emami have teamed up with dairy farmer Chris Vandenberg and a dozen of his favorite milk cows on Buttermine Farms in Brant, Ontario.

The data for the tweets comes from a modern, computer-operated and cow-initiated milking system. The team explained:

    Each cow wears a RFID tag that is used to coordinate her activities with a central computer. As a cow approaches the robotic milking pen, the computer reads the tag and determines whether or not the cow is scheduled to be milked, based on her stage of lactation and average daily output. If the cow is ready for milking, she is allowed into the pen. Once inside, a robotic arm washes her teats, latches on, and extracts the milk while the cow eats high-grade feed to make her happy. The milk output and feed input is recorded by the main computer and stored in a database, along with the total milking time, time/teat, and total time in pen.

Fascinating, isn’t it? The cows basically milk themselves, and the amount of information this system generates is enough to power a Twitter-based stream of data on milk production and dairy farm life.

If you’d like to take a closer look at the project in action, check out this Twitter list of the 12 dairy cows on Twitter. I feel that I should close this post with a cow-related pun, but I’d rather simply say that I think this is a pretty sweet idea and wonder what other kinds of fascinating data could be auto-tweeted with a “human” voice

http://mashable.com/2010/04/27/cows-on-twitter/

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33rd degree Scottish Rite Mason joins with 36 North American lodges to take identification to the next level.

Masonichip International, a Masonic non-profit 501(c)(3) public charity organization, has initiated a new child identification program. The program is aimed, according to their websites, at keeping a detailed record of children in perfect synchronization with law enforcement databases in order to aid law enforcement in the event of a missing or abducted child. Each child receives a kit to collect all the child’s information including: photos, video, voice recordings, digital fingerprints, dental impressions, saliva swabs, DNA, as well as traditional statistical information (height, weight, hair and eye color, etc.). The information is now being stored on multiple servers on the Internet and kept synchronized and shared with law enforcement.

Even though the masonichip.org website says there is no chip, just the gathering and cataloging of so much detailed information on any child or individual should be a reason for concern. Data Mining is a process of extracting patterns from data and transform this data into valuable information. It is commonly used in a wide range of profiling practices, such as marketing, surveillance, fraud detection and scientific discovery. A good example of this are grocery cashiers asking for your zip code, or trying to get you to signup for a membership card or enforced RFID cards for toll roads and traffic cameras. All of these are examples of very effective Data Mining that when put together are extremely powerful.

The more information that some company, organization or government institution gathers from you the more effectively this information can be put together and used against you. The more information that entity has, the more control or power that entity has over you. Consider for example, even if you were willing to trust this Masonic organization, how this information can be misused if it falls in the wrong hands like hackers (crackers) advertising companies and criminals. As numerous security bridges and stolen information from databases has been reported by many companies, it’s now obvious how weak and fragile security is regardless of the efforts made to keep private information secure and confidential.

Masons of one of the Canadian lodges taking part in Masonichip

The President of Masonichip, Denny Robinson has been involved in all aspects of Masonry for over 35 years. He is a Past State Master Councilor of DeMolay, Past Master of two Masonic Lodges, 33° Scottish Rite Mason and served in 2007 as CEO of South Dakota Freemasonry in the office of Grand Master. He organized and performed the Re-dedication of Cornerstone laying of the South Dakota State Capital on the 100 year anniversary of that event and was instrumental in starting the MasoniChip program in South Dakota named SD-CHIP and expanded it state-wide its first year. International.

Many would argue about the ethical concerns of branding and cataloging children like cattle. Civil rights organizations would point out the clear violation of privacy, not to mention the concerns of Christians and Muslims of something that can be seen, with all reason, as the a stepping stone if not the mark of the beast itself.

Currently Masonichip International has deployed a massive advertising campaign (refer to Website links at the bottom for a few examples). By constantly seeing this kind of suggestive advertising on the media, as lots of people agreeing and taking part of it, we may slowly be convinced to the idea of giving up our individual privacy and freedom for the sake of security. Is fear a good enough reason for people to give away their liberty of privacy so easily? Benjamin Franklin, Provincial Grand Master Mason of Pennsylvania, would disagree as one of his most famous quotes was: “They who would give up an essential liberty for temporary security, deserve neither liberty or security”

To inform yourself as to how far the privacy and security problem has come, you may want to watch the following special report created by CNBC. Click here to Watch the Video: Big Brother Big Business.

Reference:

http://www.mochip.org/

http://www.masonichip.ca/

http://mdchip.org/

http://www.hamiltondistrictamasons.org/masonichip.htm

http://www.stlawrencemasons.com/masonichip.htm

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Re: Stop being paranoid! It is not like they plan on brain chipping everyone!
« Reply #33 on: September 22, 2010, 03:17:22 pm »


EXPLOSIVE COURT CASE : SECRETLY FORCED BRAIN RFID IMPLANTS IN KANSAS, USA

http://www.examiner.com/human-rights-in-national/secretly-forced-brain-implants-explosive-court-case