Tag Archives: Big Brother

Monitoring My Own Media Usage: So the NSA Can Take a Day Off

Originally posted on A Hausch Divided:
When I was asked to monitor my media usage for a 24-hour period, it came as no surprise to me that I spend more than just a couple hours every weekday looking at either…

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Surveillance

Originally posted on FutureTechMag:
It’s amazing how much of our current technology has been predicted by Science Fiction authors. ?Surveillance was predicted in 1939. The dystopian concept of Big Brother originated with?George Orwell’s?1984, leading to the term “Orwellian” entering everyday…

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Surveillance

Originally posted on Powered by Robots:
© Enisa “Citizens. You are being watched. It is now safe to cross the street.” The simulated voice from the cross walk camera sounded both melodious and ominous. “I think it’s creepy how the…

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The Whole POINT of the Internet of Things Is So Big Brother Can Spy On You

No one wants the Internet of Things (IoT). The Washington Post noted in 2014: No one really wants a “smart” washing machine …. *** If you’re wondering who would want to buy an Internet-enabled washing machine, you’re not alone. Even … Continue reading

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Obey authority no matter what

Students at 9/11 memorial are told they can not sing National Anthem. These kids have just learned the most important lesson in modern Orwellian America from their choir teacher: “You need to respect authority even if you don’t understand it.” … Continue reading

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