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Fri Aug 9, 2013, 09:25 PM

Orwell would be amazed.

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Reply Orwell would be amazed. (Original post)
zeemike Aug 2013 OP
Phlem Aug 2013 #1
zeemike Aug 2013 #2
Phlem Aug 2013 #3
zeemike Aug 2013 #4
another_liberal Aug 2013 #8
tofuandbeer Aug 2013 #16
Hassin Bin Sober Aug 2013 #18
another_liberal Aug 2013 #22
sulphurdunn Aug 2013 #24
jimlup Aug 2013 #5
zeemike Aug 2013 #14
Richard D Aug 2013 #6
another_liberal Aug 2013 #9
Phlem Aug 2013 #10
another_liberal Aug 2013 #7
zeemike Aug 2013 #13
rdharma Aug 2013 #11
zeemike Aug 2013 #12
blkmusclmachine Aug 2013 #15
tofuandbeer Aug 2013 #17
diverdownjt Aug 2013 #19
diverdownjt Aug 2013 #20
Th1onein Aug 2013 #28
The Wielding Truth Aug 2013 #21
DhhD Aug 2013 #23
sulphurdunn Aug 2013 #25
zeemike Aug 2013 #26
sulphurdunn Aug 2013 #27

Response to zeemike (Original post)

Fri Aug 9, 2013, 09:33 PM

1. But but

PBO is trying to keep us safe.. I have no problem with that.



-p

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Response to Phlem (Reply #1)

Fri Aug 9, 2013, 09:37 PM

2. Yep...safe even from ourselves.

Soon enough they can just take out anyone who thinks about something wrong.
Total information awareness is upon us.

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Response to zeemike (Reply #2)

Fri Aug 9, 2013, 09:38 PM

3. not just information

I can see these things delivering toxins.



-p

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Response to Phlem (Reply #3)

Fri Aug 9, 2013, 09:44 PM

4. What better way to git rid of problem people?

And there are plenty here right in the US who could cause the PTB problems.

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Response to Phlem (Reply #3)

Fri Aug 9, 2013, 11:21 PM

8. Before long . . .

Someone may be using the damn things to steal your credit cards and house keys before long, unless I miss my guess.

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Response to another_liberal (Reply #8)

Sat Aug 10, 2013, 02:45 AM

16. +1

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Response to another_liberal (Reply #8)

Sat Aug 10, 2013, 03:44 AM

18. Before long? It's the only explanation for the shit that goes missing in my house.

Seriously? Eight fucking pair of cheapo readers? Gone!

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Response to Hassin Bin Sober (Reply #18)

Sat Aug 10, 2013, 08:33 AM

22. Damn right!

That has to be it.

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Response to Hassin Bin Sober (Reply #18)

Sat Aug 10, 2013, 11:19 AM

24. How about the mate

to pairs of socks?

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Response to zeemike (Original post)

Fri Aug 9, 2013, 10:24 PM

5. Actually I think anyone from the twentieth century would be amazed

I am!

I guess those of us who follow technology knew this stuff was coming but already? Wow!

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Response to jimlup (Reply #5)

Sat Aug 10, 2013, 12:07 AM

14. I am too.

And I used to read a lot of si fi about such things and thought that I would never live long enough to see it...but here it is.

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Response to zeemike (Original post)

Fri Aug 9, 2013, 11:06 PM

6. Nets

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Response to Richard D (Reply #6)

Fri Aug 9, 2013, 11:22 PM

9. Yeah.

Touche'

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Response to Richard D (Reply #6)

Fri Aug 9, 2013, 11:26 PM

10. I would imagine

one would need to be a walking cocoon if nets were all we had. Seems to work on electronics, I'd guess some kind of opposing field or detector you wear on your wrist, blah blah...

Something's going to have to keep the service men who launch this safe.

I'm sure the Air Force have it all figured out anyway.

ahh... technology or savior or our demise.

-p

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Response to zeemike (Original post)

Fri Aug 9, 2013, 11:17 PM

7. Much more important . . .

Spending tens of billions to develope cool-assed, high-tech crap like this is far more important than rebuilding our nation's infrastructure, educating our children or making sure Americans have decent jobs, housing and health care. I mean, this stuff is just so goddamned cool, right?

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Response to another_liberal (Reply #7)

Sat Aug 10, 2013, 12:04 AM

13. That is the really sad part.

this high teck crap could be used to set mankind free in a thousand ways...but instead it will be used to enslave and control us.

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Response to zeemike (Original post)

Fri Aug 9, 2013, 11:32 PM

11. I have to admit...... I thought that some pretty cool gadgetry.

 

But then I realized how creepy this advertisement for General Dynamics really is!

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Response to rdharma (Reply #11)

Sat Aug 10, 2013, 12:01 AM

12. Creepy is right.

Because it can be used on us all...and probably will.
It is the authoritarian wet dream.

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Response to zeemike (Original post)

Sat Aug 10, 2013, 02:18 AM

15. Is this the sh!t the Feds were working on out in Area 52 ?!?!

Would pre-date 9/11 by a bit, yes?

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Response to zeemike (Original post)

Sat Aug 10, 2013, 02:48 AM

17. and I just read an article about scientists working a new easier-to-spread flu virus.

It's a nice world we live in.
:/

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Response to zeemike (Original post)

Sat Aug 10, 2013, 07:10 AM

19. I just heard anoise behind me.....

Had to turn and look....paranoia setting in.
... ...

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Response to diverdownjt (Reply #19)

Sat Aug 10, 2013, 07:30 AM

20. nevermind....

it was just my cat....is that an antenna or a tail????

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Response to diverdownjt (Reply #20)

Sat Aug 10, 2013, 02:18 PM

28. Welcome to Ignore, diverdownjt.

And, by the way? You're not amusing.

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Response to zeemike (Original post)

Sat Aug 10, 2013, 07:30 AM

21. I heard a lot of "may be's" and "will be's " in this. I don't think we are there yet. I hope not.

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Response to zeemike (Original post)

Sat Aug 10, 2013, 08:51 AM

23. Nano-sized cancer cell killers can deliver a dose to a cell nucleus.

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/04/120405131540.htm

nano means 1 billionth or 0.000 000 001 or 10 to the -9 power.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nano-

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Response to zeemike (Original post)

Sat Aug 10, 2013, 11:44 AM

25. If it can be made,

something can be made to counter it.

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Response to sulphurdunn (Reply #25)

Sat Aug 10, 2013, 11:50 AM

26. Yes of course...if you have the resources.

But the world is poor and getting poorer for the vast majority of people and they are the ones that will be the targets.

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Response to zeemike (Reply #26)

Sat Aug 10, 2013, 12:46 PM

27. Possibly, the best

way to counter a technology that hides in plain sight is to hide in plain sight.

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