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Study Warns: TV, Cars & Computers Make Americans Fat & Sick Health

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent February 13, 2014   Researchers at Simon Fraser University (SFU) have teamed up with international scientists to study the effects of television, cars and computers on developing nations and predict their influence over the evolution of their culture. Data was provided by the Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiological Study (PURE) on 150,000 adults in 17 nations who crossed the spectrum of upper to lower income classes. The “interpretation” of the study reads: “The ownership of household devices increased the likelihood of obesity and diabetes, and this was mediated in part by…

TSA FAIL: Researchers Hack into Baggage Scanners Security

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent February 13, 2014   At the 2014 Kaspersky Security Analyst Summit (KSAS), it was revealed that the x-ray scanners used by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is hackable, allowing outside forces to spoof the contents of carry-on baggage. The KSAS hosted “anti-malware researchers and developers, global law enforcement agencies and CERTs and members of the security research community” with the purpose of discussing “ways to improve collaboration in the fight against cyber-crime.” Corporations in attendance were: • Adobe • Microsoft • Boeing • Barracuda Networks • Interpol • International Telecommunication…

Google & Foxconn Partner to Build ‘Army’ of AI Robots Science

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent February 12, 2014   Google and Foxconn, the manufacturer of Nintendo systems, are teaming up to partner in the race to build the world’s most perfect and functional autonomous robots. Foxconn has been a leader in robotic development and have been at the center of rumors that they will replace their human workers with artificial intelligence. Apple has had a standing relationship with Foxconn to make “assembly lines smarter”. Andrew Ng, professor of computer science at Stanford University explained that machine learning is “the science of getting computers to act…

Arab Gov Public Service Drones Scheduled to Fly by End of 2014 World News

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent February 11, 2014   The United Arab Emirates (UAE) are investing in a fleet of government-controlled public service drones to an attempt to compete with the West. According to Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, the scheme includes the release of a drone prototype invented by UAE engineers to allow Dubai to enter the race for technological expertise in the market of drone services. By the end of 2014, the UAE expects to have unmanned aerial vehicles delivering official documents, such as driver’s licenses to customers. The drones being…

Should Gov Have Power as Judge & Executioner Over US Citizens? Government

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent February 11, 2014   The Obama administration claims that “an American citizen who is a member of al-Qaeda is actively planning attacks against Americans overseas.” The target is described as an “al-Qaida facilitator who has been directly responsible for deadly attacks against US citizens overseas and who continues to plan attacks against them that would use improvised explosive devices.” The Obama administration requested that reports about this US citizen be censored so that his identity and the people speaking about him remain anonymous. Officials assert that “publishing” this information “could…

Drone Cars: How Robots Will Take Us Where We Want to Go Science

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent February 10, 2014   At the Dehli Auto Expo (DAO) Renault Asia-Pacific (RAP) unveiled their concept mini-SUV named Kwid “which features a controllable quadrocopter drone that flies out of the roof.” Known as the “flying companion” (FC), this small battery-powered drone remains poised under a hatch located at the back of the roof of the car. The drone device is being compared to the Mach 5 homing robot displayed in the film Speed Racer. The driver of Kwid can simply use a tablet app to initiate the drone and send…

SF District Attorney & Lobbyists Push Bill for Cellphone ‘Kill Switch’ Government

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent February 7, 2014   California state senator Mark Leno and District Attorney George Gascón are collaborating with other officials to push legislation (SB 962) that would mandate a “kill switch” be implemented on mobile devices that have been stolen or lost. Gascón claims: “More than half the robberies in his city involve theft of mobile devices. He said the industry has debated the use of deterrent technology for too long. “The wireless industry must take action to end the victimization of its customers.” The district attorney said: “This is an…

Is the NYPD Really Testing Google Glass for Cops on Patrol? Security

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent February 8, 2014   Anonymous claiming to be from law enforcement have been quoted in media reports as warning that the New York Police Department (NYPD) have purchased Google Glass and are testing them for department applications. The person said: “It’s in the early stages. A handful of people are testing it out. If it works, it could be very beneficial for a cop on patrol who walks into a building with these glasses on. It would be like the Terminator. You walk past somebody and you get his pedigree…

DOT: Smart Cars to Communicate Wirelessly to Avoid Crashes Security

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent February 4, 2014   The Department of Transportation (DoT) announced the agency will push for the development of a short-range radio system that will allow cars to “speak” to one another in an aim to prevent car crashes and other vehicle mishaps. Referred to as dedicated short-range communications (DSRC), the device uses 3G and 4G cellular networks that are dependent on internet-based services. Funded by the Joint Program Office (JPO), the DoT and the Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA), this move toward tying vehicles to the internet of things…

China’s Deprogramming Boot Camp for Internet Addiction Health

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent January 21, 2014     A new documentary entitled “China’s Web Junkies”, sponsored by the New York Times, explores an addiction treatment center in Beijing, China that is protected with barbed wire, guarded cells for patients, forced medication, mandatory participation in therapy and strict monitoring of diet and physical activities. These “deprograming” rehab centers specialize in clinical disorders such as internet addiction. Filmmakers Hila Medalia and Shosh Shlam documented the inner workings of and to expose to the public what to expect when staying at the facility. However, after watching…

10 Alarming Reasons the FCC Declared War Over Net Neutrality Government

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent January 20, 2014     The internet is a part of our lives whether we like it or not. Nearly every aspect of our daily life is integrated to the internet is some form and that is why everyone should care about net neutrality. Last week the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) does not have legal authority to mandate that broadband service providers (BSPs) treat content equally on the internet. This translates to BSPs being able to manipulate…

The New Normal: DoJ Expected to Redefine Racial Profiling Government

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent January 17, 2014     An anonymous source is telling media that the Department of Justice (DoJ) will be expanding their definition of racial profiling to prevent federal agents from using religion, national origin, gender and sexual orientation in the investigative process to determine a target’s potential terroristic threat level. These new guidelines are expected to be revealed by the end of this month with Attorney General Eric Holder working with governors to prevent crime and “protecting civil rights and civil liberties”. Democrats on Capitol Hill are feeling pressure to…

Researchers: Computer Model Predicts When Hackers Will Strike Security

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent January 16, 2014     Robert Axelrod, professor of political science and public policy at Michigan Ford School, has devised a computer model that can predict the best time when a hacker will strike. Indeed, the task of the model is to “identify the perfect moment for an attack – knowing a particular weakness could be discovered and patched at any time.” The writers of the study explain: “The world’s economy and international security have come to depend upon a secure Internet. International rivalries and conflicts have already provided challenges…

Obama & DoJ Federalize ‘Political Correctness’ in Schools Security

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Susanne Posel Occupy Corporatism January 9, 2014     President Obama has released federal guidelines for classroom discipline to reduce the amount of racism in public education which contributes to low-income students as being more severely punished for violating school rules. The Obama administration is making clear their position that the federal government should be the ultimate controller of how discipline is doled out under the guise of protecting minority groups in classrooms. Attorney General Eric Holder said : “The problem often stems from well intentioned ‘zero-tolerance’ policies that too often inject the criminal justice system into the resolution of…

Researchers Play ‘Red Light, Green Light’ to Influence Food Choices Science

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Susanne Posel Occupy Corporatism January 8, 2014     Researchers have released a study that maintains because drivers respond to traffic lights, and this type of conditioning is ingrained in our social consciousness, this system should be used to sell or deter customers from purchasing products. In an effort to deal with the “obesity epidemic” a traffic light system (TLS) label would work perfectly to bring more awareness to avoiding foods that are unhealthy. The study entitled, “Traffic-Light Labels and Choice Architecture Promoting Healthy Food Choices”, showed that volunteers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) consistently avoided “red” foods and chose…

Official FBI Makeover: From Law Enforcement to ‘National Security’ Government

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Susanne Posel Occupy Corporatism January 7, 2014     The Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) has changed their focus from the chief mission of “law enforcement” to “national security”. According to their website: “As an intelligence-driven and a threat-focused national security organization with both intelligence and law enforcement responsibilities, the mission of the FBI is to protect and defend the United States against terrorist and foreign intelligence threats, to uphold and enforce the criminal laws of the United States, and to provide leadership and criminal justice services to federal, state, municipal, and international agencies and partners.” Their focus is outlined…

The Red Shield, Intel Security Group & Wearable Tracking Devices Security

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Susanne Posel Occupy Corporatism January 7, 2014     Brian Krzanich, chief executive officer at Intel, spoke at the Consumer Electronic Show (CES) about the rebranding of the newly acquired McAfee. Although Intel will retain McAfee’s red shield logo; their “products will be rebranded” to match the new Intel Security Group (ISG). Krzanich said: “Intel’s intent is to intensify our efforts dedicated to making the digital world more secure, and staying ahead of threats to private information on mobile and wearable devices.” Doug Davis has been chosen as head of the Intel Internet of Things Solutions Group (ITSG). The group’s…