Addiction to smartphones has become the heroin of technocracy

Addiction to smartphones has become the heroin of technocracy

From Technocracy News The addictive nature of smartphones is being used against consumers as a conduit to deliver brainwashing, propaganda and dogma to completely change public perception of reality. This is in preparation for full-blown Technocracy, which would never, ever be acceptable to people without such brain conditioning. Welcome to the ‘zombie world’ of technology. […]

When low-wage workers are better than robots

When low-wage workers are better than robots

By Justin Murray / Mises Wire Time and time again, these pages have listed numerous benefits of automation and robotics. The discussions point out that mechanization doesn’t make us poor, that attempting to tax machines is counter-productive. Automation even makes our jobs safer as we can offload dangerous tasks to a metal creation. However, automation […]

Gas explorer teams up with Lockheed Martin on helium-fuelled airships

Gas explorer teams up with Lockheed Martin on helium-fuelled airships

From Freedom’s Phoenix Helium One, a start-up crewed by oil and mining industry veterans, is teaming up with Lockheed Martin to work on using the US giant’s new airships to transport helium from its project in Tanzania to port for shipping. The company hopes that the partnership will eventually result in it supplying helium to […]

The CPI is a false guide for monetary policy

The CPI is a false guide for monetary policy

By Richard M. Ebeling / FEE For years the Federal Reserve and many other central banks around the world have declared that a key element of monetary policy is targeting the annual price inflation. Now the Federal Reserve has suggested that that target rate may be “temporarily” raised to – well, they have been less precise about […]

Russia hypersonic Zircon missile reaches 6200 mph

Russia hypersonic Zircon missile reaches 6200 mph

From Freedom’s Phoenix Russia’s new hypersonic anti-ship Zircon missile has reached eight times the speed of sound (about 6100 mph) during the test, a source with Russia’s defense sector told TASS. The source noted that Zircon missiles can be launched from universal launching platforms 3C14 which are also used for the Onyx and Caliber missiles. […]

Beware of latest energy scam: Community Choice Aggregators

Beware of latest energy scam: Community Choice Aggregators

From Technocracy News Any modern energy initiative is guaranteed to have a Technocrat planner. This story comes directly from an involved participant who is fighting against his local Community Choice Aggregator project. Be assured that this “scheme” will roll out into cities across America, where citizens will be deceived and bewildered, especially when their electricity […]

The good news about civil asset forfeiture

The good news about civil asset forfeiture

By Daniel J. Miller / FEE Some types of theft are legal in America. But there’s a catch. You can only legally steal if you work for the government. It’s a process called “civil asset forfeiture” and it enables government officials to confiscate your property even if you have not been convicted of a crime. […]

IRS seized millions from busineses on shallow grounds

IRS seized millions from busineses on shallow grounds

From ProRev Reason – The IRS seized more than $17 million from innocent business owners over a two-year period using obscure anti-money laundering rules and civil asset forfeiture, compromising the rights of individuals and their businesses, a government watchdog has found.| The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration released a report detailing how, between 2012 […]

Second-order consequences of self-driving vehicles

Second-order consequences of self-driving vehicles

By Mike “Mish” Shedlock Benedict Evans, a blogger who works for a venture capital firm that invests in technology, has an interesting article on the shift to electric and self-driving vehicles. Please consider snips from Cars and Second Order Consequences by Benedict Evans. There are two foundational technology changes rolling through the car industry at […]

Ford puts babies to sleep with car-simulating cradle

Ford puts babies to sleep with car-simulating cradle

From Freedom’s Phoenix It doesn’t matter that the engine’s rumbling, bumps and potholes rattling the chassis, horns blaring outside … baby’s fast asleep. This fact can sometimes motivate desperate 3 a.m. car laps around the block, but Ford has a better idea: a baby bed that mimics the feeling, sound and light of riding in […]

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