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"You're already a walking sensor platform, "You are aware of the fact that somebody can know where you are at all times because you carry a mobile device, even if that mobile device is turned off. You know this, I hope? Yes? Well, you should."
"Since you can't connect dots you don't have, it drives us into a mode of, we fundamentally try to collect everything and hang on to it forever,"
The behavioral school still plays a part in conditioning people for a desired response without them even knowing they're being manipulated. Look at Facebook.
That isn't exactly just a funny meme.
Cell phones are another fine example of people willingly spying on themselves and their friends what with GPS, cameras for video or recording, and oops the phone just turned on in my pocket all by itself.
Not exactly coincidence.
The next step is getting everyone to put all their information on "The Cloud", or "Cloud Computing". It's happening right now.
Another 10 years and consumer-level computers with hard drives for local storage will be a rarity.
Originally posted by benrl
All this combined with advances in software facial recognition, the more advance technologies will only make it harder and harder to stay anonymous.
In order to be off grid will require people living like crazy mountain cave dwellers.
Originally posted by Knives4eyes
reply to post by TheOtter
Usually you can disable location services which gives a more exact location but if a battery is still present in the device it can still be pinged.
Originally posted by colbyforce
You have to wonder how they're going to pay for all this sh!t. I guess the poppies in Afghanistan and the CIA black project money... 30000 drones alone would have to cost a fortune. The US has plenty of cash when it comes down to really important business I guess..... wtf ever, right?
edit on 23-3-2013 by colbyforce because: (no reason given)