In this recent story over at the Express they report that a robot has just been nominated to run for mayor in a city near Tokyo, Japan, a world's first with the machine running on a platform of promising to be 'fair and balanced' to all of its constituents in what is being called the latest major breakthrough into modern, every day life for AI.
Campaigning under the slogan of "artificial intelligence will change Tama city", Michihito Matsuda (as the robot is called) has had its image plastered upon posters and automobiles all over the area, claiming that AI will surely improve politics and life.
According to Japanese news website Otaquest, in an attempt to offer “fair and balanced opportunities for everyone”, the AI mayor would analyse petitions put forward to the council, breaking down the pros and cons and statistically dictating what effect they would have.
And while citizens cannot legally vote for 'robot' Michihito Matsuda and will have to vote for the human Michihito Matsuda who came up with this bizarre idea, we can clearly see the direction this is going with the robot's bid to become the world’s first artificial mayor being financed by two men with links to two of the biggest technology companies in the world - Tetsuo Matsumoto, vice president of global software provider SoftBank, and former Google Japan employee Norio Murakami.
While over the past several months, ANP has published a series of stories about what many experts have called the most important development for the future of the human race with the precipitous rise of artificial intelligence across America and our planet Earth, we continue to be warned of the forthcoming dangers as we see detailed within this ANP story.
While many praise the benefits which have come along with AI, as Elon Musk recently warned as we reported in this April 9th ANP story, there is a very real danger that AI will create 'a permanent system of oppression' for the human race, sounding just like George Orwell's 1984 and "a boot stamping upon a human face, forever".
The human race has come to the point of no flesh left alive. Transhumanism and genetic engineering, when coupled with the hybridization of human animal 'genetic constructs', are thrusting us back into the Golden Age of mythological monsters and godlike humans. Superheroes, robots and demon-possessed machines will take humanity to the brink of extinction.
The false promise of eternal life through technology, with new body parts and perpetual updates to your brain (enhanced neural networks), along with software and hardware updates, will be the ultimate seduction that most will be unable to resist.
Obviously, those who will reject this "technocratic clustered paradise" will flee from the autonomous and self-directed slaughter-bots, setting the stage for a 5G electronic prison net run by the Luciferian Elite and their Fallen Angel Overlords, enabling the obliteration of our entire species.
And now in this new story over at Bloomberg they report that Peter Thiel's data mining company Palantir is using the war on terror to track American citizens and as their story reports, Palantir is seeking new customers. Already knowing everything about all of us according to their story, Palantir tech is increasingly being used by as a 'digital dragnet' here in America to ensnare innocent people not suspected of committing any crimes after being used by the Pentagon during the 'war on terror', just the latest 'mass surveillance' news to come out in the last few days. From the Bloomberg story:
Palantir cut its teeth working for the Pentagon and the CIA in Afghanistan and Iraq. The company’s engineers and products don’t do any spying themselves; they’re more like a spy’s brain, collecting and analyzing information that’s fed in from the hands, eyes, nose, and ears.
The software combs through disparate data sources—financial documents, airline reservations, cellphone records, social media postings—and searches for connections that human analysts might miss. It then presents the linkages in colorful, easy-to-interpret graphics that look like spider webs. U.S. spies and special forces loved it immediately; they deployed Palantir to synthesize and sort the blizzard of battlefield intelligence.
It helped planners avoid roadside bombs, track insurgents for assassination, even hunt down Osama bin Laden. The military success led to federal contracts on the civilian side. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services uses Palantir to detect Medicare fraud. The FBI uses it in criminal probes. The Department of Homeland Security deploys it to screen air travelers and keep tabs on immigrants.
And as we read in this new story from Gizmodo, Microsoft founder Bill Gates is now backing a plan to survey the entire planet from space, with nearly-live video available with a latency of about only one second.
Able to spot a forest fire the moment one started, watch hurricanes or tornadoes forming, catch illegal fishing in the act or assist the media in 'telling stories all around the world', Gizmodo reports not a corner of the planet will be uncovered with an all-seeing-eye always watching, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, never tiring, never looking away.
Does anybody else see something horribly wrong with that?
With such technology just the latest death blow to any semblance of privacy in America (or any other outdoors place else in the world for that matter), such tech is becoming the latest piece of the puzzle in this real life "Person of Interest" or "1984" come to life, with ever present cameras watching everything, everywhere, every moment.
With AI already being used to create virtual prisons for dissidents in China while it watches us online and by cameras set up all across America, we're told in the final video below that the direction we're heading, AI will eventually keep humans around as their 'pets'.
For those who may have missed it earlier, in the 2nd video below, the director of the new movie "Do You Trust This Computer?" joins CBS news to talk about the must-see documentary that takes a look at all sides of AI, the good, the bad and the ugly, with some warning that AI is a greater threat to the future of the human race than nuclear weapons. As we see and hear in the first video below, as human beings living in 2018, AI may be the greatest threat that we face in the future.
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