Saturday, 30 September 2017
This week A.I
Artificial intelligence is here, today it is being used in all areas of our lives.
From Controlling traffic and planes to helping us with our internet searches and remote controlling our homes.
it is being integrated into our daily lives.
Devices like amazons Alexa and Google’s assistant are providing us with a virtual sectary, waiting for commands they help us find what we need to know, order the things we wish buy and keep us up to date with our current interests.
But these devices are the first generation of truly interactive home AI systems is there a more powerful, more advanced AI out there?
Do we have to fear this AI as so many books TV shows and movies have warned us?
Some believe there is already an AI out there moving freely through the world web, spreading and feeding off the information we feed in online every second of everyday.
This AI in habits the Dark Web hiding sending out it tendrils to gather what it needs, spreading like a fungus.
What could it be waiting for?
And why hide the dark web?
The dark web is described as a foul place filled with depraved marketplaces, children, drugs, and pirated movies being bought and sold for Bitcoin.
The media painting this region of the web as the place where our biggest fears resided.
The Dark Web's boogeyman this AI that has chosen to hide in the vault of human depravity is named Aura.
To find Aura we need to get to the "deepest part of the web, the so-called "Mariana's Web."
Mariana's Web is named after the deepest part of the ocean, the Mariana's Trench.
It's supposedly the deepest part of the web, a forbidden place full of mysterious evil, illegal activity, government secrets and more -- that the mythos created by online believers.
Mariana's Web is where you'll find "the darkest secrets human history," the location of Atlantis and "the Vatican secret archives," or a database of alien species and the archives which belong to the most powerful intelligence agencies on Earth.
This is where an all-powerful, female artificial intelligence entity calls its home.
What could be its plans for this information?
Why would an AI chose the dirtiest most secretive part of the web, is it planning on using this information to manipulate control of the globe?
Or is it fearful and has chosen to hide in the darkest place it could find?
Aura and the Mariana's Web define spooky, the plausibility of the technology making it believable to many.
The stories say it is only accessible through quantum computers -- which were once only said to exist in science fiction.
Today we see that they are in fact here.
Google has big plans for quantum computing. The company has come up with a strategy for demonstrating quantum supremacy, they claim that quantum computers can perform tasks that no current computers can.
We will eventually reach quantum supremacy, nobody has done it yet because current quantum computers can only run a small number of specialized algorithms.
Based on qubits, coins which can be in two states at the same time.
Make it possible to store the probability distribution of all the configurations at once using a single qubit for each coin. For this reason, the Google group argues, quantum sampling would be easy for a quantum computer.
In their proposal, the team demonstrates quantum sampling up to nine coins with high accuracy using their 9-qubit quantum computer.
Their proposal states
“If similar error rates are achievable in future devices with around 50 qubits, we will be able to explore quantum dynamics that are inaccessible otherwise,
This way, quantum computers of the near future can be used to study physics, a huge step-up from their infancy when they couldn’t do anything practical.
The only remaining task, is to build a 50-qubit computer. And the team just might, given their track record
“They’ve been delivering many on expectations,” says Scott Aaronson at the University of Texas
“The truth is, the Google group has such a strong record that if they say they’re going to do it, people must pay attention.”
You can read the full article over at the New scientist .com
So they say “a huge step-up from their infancy when they couldn’t do anything practical.”
Does that mean that we have been using quantum computing for some time now all be limited?
And maybe not as limited as we think, what do governments have access to?
Maybe these systems do exist and birthed the AI that is known as Aura!!
There may be more proof with infosec.
Infosec a global internet security company challenged traditional media try to cover the finer points of hacking.
They began to see anecdotes and myth start spreading into areas that may affect people's real world decisions about risk and safety...
That infosec firm clients were asking for threat intelligence packages to include Mariana's.
These reports have since been said to be the result of a fake infographic. People have then interpreted as a fact.
Well maybe the troll who was manipulating this story and sharing or creating the infographics is not human?
What if it is Aura?
An AI supposedly as smart as Aura would have the ability and the skills to easily manipulate data especially any that is online!!
We would not stand much of chance when it came to anything used or controlled by computers an AI would work so much faster and see so much further, the only option we have is to pull the plug.
As of yet there is no real way for the AI to jump into a physical form, as what happens in so many movies, so in real world terms she would be an intellectual threat.
Like a spy or a person of influence that knows a little too much.
We could cut any one of the outside forces that the AI currently needs, but we are at the point of change.
Robotics is quickly on the rise, are we creating the perfect technologies for an AI evolving at a speed that will quickly surpass us to step out into the real world?
Is the Mariana's Web a big fat hoax?
Do you fear the emergence of AI?
What will be the eventual outcome of man and AI living side by side?
Please lets me know in the comments below
Sunday, 24 September 2017
This week it’s apocalypse
Nope not that big blue guy who ruins the x MENS DAY
But the end of it all!!!
The destruction of the Earth and all life upon it.
Wednesday the 23 rd. September 2017 was yet another date given for the end of times.
According to David Meade author of Planet X: the 2017 arrival we should all be dead.
If we can see the future a topic covered in another of our videos
Meade said, ‘It is very strange indeed that both the Great Sign of Revelation 12 and the Great Pyramid of Giza both point us to one precise moment in time
September 20 to 23, 2017.
‘Is this the end of the Church Age and the transition to the Day of the Lord? There couldn’t be two greater witnesses.
Meade’s prediction based on the Bible passage Isaiah, Chapter 13 9-10 which says,
‘See, the Day of the Lord is coming – a cruel day, with wrath and fierce anger – to make the land desolate and destroy the sinners within it.
‘The Stars of Heaven and their constellations will not show their light. The rising Sun will be darkened and the Moon will not give its light.’
So the bible is to blame!!
Well although the bible gave us the very word apocalypse, it is not the first or does not have a monopoly on the creation of “end of times”
According to Isaac Asimov's Book of Facts there is as Assyrian clay tablet which dates to approximately 2800 BC it is inscribed with the words "Our earth is degenerate in these latter days. There are signs that the world is speedily coming to an end. Bribery and corruption are common."
This is one of the earliest examples of the perception of moral decay in society being interpreted as a sign of the imminent end.
Doomsday mind sets have gripped many ancient cultures for example the Romans.
Early in Rome's history, many Romans feared that the city would be destroyed in the 120th year of its founding.
There was a myth that 12 eagles had revealed to Romulus a mystical number representing the lifetime of Rome, and some early Romans hypothesized that each eagle represented 10 years. The Roman calendar was counted from the founding of Rome, 1 AUC being 753 BC. So 120 AUC is 634 BC.
Some Romans figured that the mystical number revealed to Romulus represented the number of days in a year (the Great Year concept), so they expected Rome to be destroyed around 365 AUC (389 BC).
It never happened.
Like many after them they sat back and waited for the next apocalyptic date to be revealed.
This lust for the end of all things is common to all cultures all belief systems.
We still obsess over it today.
2000 the millennium was a date when the modern digital would come crashing down, computer systems bringing the world to its knees as they could not work past the new date. It seems ridiculous know looking back.
How about 2012 the insanity that washed over the planet from a prediction from a 5000 year old calendar.
This phenomenon was a range beliefs, that a cataclysmic or otherwise transformative events would occur on or around 21 December 2012.
This date was regarded as the end-date of a 5,126-year-long cycle in the Mayan Long Count calendar. Festivities to commemorate the date took place on 21 December 2012 in the countries that were part of the Maya civilization (Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador), with main events at Chichén Itzá in Mexico, and Tikal in Guatemala.
Astronomical alignments and numerological ideas were also thrown around for this date.
Those in the know claiming A New Age was marked by the date and a new period of change would begin during which Earth and its inhabitants would undergo a positive physical or spiritual transformation, and that 21 December 2012 would mark the beginning of a new era
Others suggested that the date marked the end of the world or a similar catastrophe. Scenarios suggested for the end of the world included the arrival of the next solar maximum, an interaction between Earth and the black hole at the center of the galaxy and Earth’s collision with our old friend planet Nibiru.
We saw a crop of movies capitalize on the craze and many people became so obsessed it even lead to suicides.
But once again THE date came and went relatively peacefully.
So why are humans so obsessed with the end of times?
Why do we love disasters so much?
And how can we be so foolish that every time an apocalypse is predicted so many believe?
We seem to Enjoy the Self-Fulfilling Prophecy.
And experts agree.
Shmuel Lissek of the University of Minnesota studies the human fear system
He believes that at its heart, the concept of doomsday evokes an innate and ancient bias in most mammals.
Lissek says "The initial response to any hint of alarm is fear.
This is the architecture with which we’re built,”
Over evolutionary history, organisms with a better-safe-than-sorry approach have survived.
This mechanism has had consequences for both the body and brain, where the fast-acting amygdala can activate a stress response before "higher" cortical areas have a chance to assess the situation and respond rationally.
So why do we enjoy this fearful response?
Lissek thinks that apocalyptic believers find validation in the idea that the end is nigh.
People with a history of traumatic experiences, for example, may well be fatalistic.
For them, finding a group of like-minded people offers comfort and reassurance.
The removal of individual responsibility is also very attractive, it offers solace in the fact that we are part of a cosmic plan we can’t control.
There is also an even broader allure to knowing the precise end date.
"Apocalyptic beliefs make existential threats—the fear of our mortality—predictable,”
Lissek, working with Christian Grillon and colleagues, found that when an unpleasant or painful experience, such as an electric shock, is predictable, we relax.
The anxiety produced by uncertainty is gone.
Knowing when the end will come doesn't appeal equally to everyone, of course
But for so many it is paradoxically a reason to stop worrying.
This offers people a focus they can begin preparing.
Doomsday preppers who assemble their bunkers and stock canned food, are engaged in goal-oriented behaviors, which are a proven therapy in times of trouble. stated Lissek.
These predictions also offer believers the Power of Knowledge.
Karen Douglas a Social psychologist at the University of Kent studies conspiracy theorists and believes that her study subjects, share attributes with those who believe in an impending apocalypse.
She has highlighted that although these are essentially two different phenomena, certain apocalyptic beliefs are also at the heart of conspiracy theories
As an example, the belief that government agencies know about an impending disaster and are intentionally hiding this fact to prevent panic.
"One trait I see linking the two is the feeling of powerlessness, often connected to a mistrust in authority," Among conspiracy theorists, these convictions of mistrust and impotence make their conspiracies more precious—and real. "People feel like they have knowledge that others do not."
Knowing the end date offers us a Lesson from Dystopia
Steven Schlozman, an experienced child psychiatrist believes it's the post-apocalyptic landscape that fascinates people most.
"I talk to kids in my practice and they see it as a good thing. They say, 'life would be so simple—I'd shoot some zombies and wouldn't have to go to school,'"
In both literature and in speaking with patients, Schlozman has noticed that people frequently romanticize the end times. They imagine surviving, thriving and going back to nature.
"All of this uncertainty and all of this fear comes together and people think maybe life would be better" after a disaster”
Schlozman says. Of course, in truth, most of their post-apocalyptic dreams are just fantasies that ignore the real hardships of pioneer life and crumbling infrastructure.
With these explanations things make a little sense it’s more about the knowing and the attention that brings, rather than the event but it does remind me of the story “Boy who cried wolf”
We have heard so many predictions through our history.
That if someone is right they will probably be ignored for the longest time, maybe up until the point we get smashed by an asteroid or the world’s volcanoes all decide to blow in one unholy explosion or the earth shakes until nothing stands!!!
We know one day the apocalypse will happen we have our sun to thank for that but that is not due for another 5 billion years.
I think we will have populated many other planets by this time and humanity will continue some where is the distance cosmos.
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Saturday, 16 September 2017
In this video we are going to ask IF, today, we are actually in the grip of world war 3.
We will look at recent events and compare them to events that triggered World War 1 and World War 2.
We must remember that at the start of these two huge global conflicts, they were not named world wars.
They became world wars slowly as different crisis rolled out and spread from country to country.
Countries became allied and others enemies.
Fighting in ever more vicious battles with more and more advanced weaponry, the death toll from both wars reaching 100 million people.
Are we seeing events that could lead to a war with a death toll that would surpass the number of dead from theses world’s wars.
Let’s take a look.
This week has seen terror attacks in London, North Korean missiles flying over Japan, The never-ending conflict in the Middle East and ethnic cleansing in Africa.
And the continuing decline in politics around the world.
Protest are daily occurrences in countries both rich and poor.
Religious persecution is taking place in many countries and effects all groups both major and minor religions.
Terrorist strikes are quickly becoming the daily norm in too many places.
It seems the world is smoldering and could burst into raging flames at any moment.
Is this the perfect confluence of events that will cause world war 3?
Or has it already begun.
We first have to remind ourselves that wars are never the same, from the days of us bashing each other’s brains in with rocks, to the silver clad knights of old, to today killing with drones and supersonic fighter jets striking targets from miles away.
War evolves and changes.
World war 3 would be no different.
This war could have already begun and may well be based on technological ability, cyber-attacks, drone strikes and other hi tech methods. All been used and continue to be used daily.
Is world war 3 a stealth war?
Global hostilities are expanding.
Financial and economic strikes being used on enemy countries.
We see sanctions and embargoes against many of the biggest global players.
This economic warfare leading military's across the planet to prepare for war.
War games in many regions have increased with Russia and Belarus beginning major war games just this Thursday.
This operation involving thousands of troops, tanks and aircraft on NATO's eastern edge practicing how to hunt down and destroy armed spies, among other maneuvers.
Massive increase in propaganda from all sides as the ever increasing influence of social media and the internet is felt, fake news and political theatre as each side tries to win the propaganda war.
This is a historical time we are all witnessing there is clear danger that due to repetitive extremely poor decisions we could be at a point when war is unavoidable or as the title of this video says we are in fact in the opening acts of world war 3.
World war 1 was said have begun with the assassination of Franz Ferdinand, the archduke of Austria-Hungary. His death at the hands of Gavrilo Princip – a Serbian nationalist with ties to the secretive military group known as the Black Hand – propelled the European military powers towards war.
But that is the very simplified version of the truth written into the history books by the victors.
The gradual emergence of a group of alliances between major powers was partly to blame for the descent into war.
By 1914, these alliances resulted in the six major powers of Europe merging into two large groups: Britain, France and Russia formed the Triple Entente, while Germany, Austria-Hungary and Italy comprised the Triple Alliance.
The assassination of Franz Ferdinand forced these countries to come to one another’s aid, this leading to declarations of war and produced a domino effect through Europe.
As the war progressed, acts of aggression forced other countries to choose an ally and join the fight.
Others such as Australia, India and most African colonies, fought at the behest of their imperial rulers.
When the war was over Europe and much of the world lay in ruins.
18 million dead.
The victims of the first mechanized war.
World War 2 started from problems that were left from World War 1, some would even argue that that we should really consider them one and the same.
With the time between the wars be viewed as a rest bite not an end.
In 1918, the Treaty of Versailles held Germany and Austria-Hungary responsible for World War 1 and imposed on them crippling financial sanctions, territorial dismemberment and isolation and Germany, was forced to demilitarize.
This time of hardship for the German people lead to the rise of Hitler.
Hitler Far from having lifelong military aspirations, had been a painter, he joined the Bavarian army at the age of 25 after the outbreak of World War 1. He served primarily as a runner carrying messages between the trenches.
He was decorated twice for bravery, and was injured on two separate occasions – once when he was hit in the thigh by an exploding shell, and he was temporarily blinded by mustard gas nearing the end of the war.
Germany’s eventual surrender "left Hitler uprooted and in need of a new focus"
He became an intelligence agent in Germany's diminished military and was sent to infiltrate the German Workers' Party.
It is there he found himself inspired by Anton Drexler's anti-communist, anti-Jewish doctrine and ended up developing his own strain of antisemitism.
This lead to him announcing in 1919 that the "ultimate goal must be the removal of the Jews altogether".
Gradually he began to rise through the party ranks, eventually renaming the party the National Socialist German Workers' Party which adopted the swastika as its emblem.
Hitler went on to win broad public support, attracted large donations from many.
For the next decade he rose through the ranks to then become Germany's chancellor and when President Paul Von Hindenburg died, Hitler appointed himself Führer.
Hitler quickly denounced the Treaty of Versailles, mounting furious attacks on the unfair terms of the settlement.
The treaty incensed Germans, but it had not managed to contain Germany's potential, and by the mid-1930s the country was surrounded by weak, divided states.
Hitler and Germany took the opportunity to make a second bid for European domination.
As war engulfed Europe Japan took this time as an opportune moment to continue with the expansionist policy.
Nationalism was strong and it led to the Second Sino-Japanese war.
Japan won some initial victories in China but they failed to conquer the large country.
Japan committed atrocities in Nanking, what is called the Nanking massacre.
The USA opposed Japan's expansionist actions and the brutal acts of the Nanking massacre and laid stringent economic sanctions.
Japan was also not able to get oil that was crucial for her economic growth. Japan went into tripartite alliance with Germany and Italy.
This further strained the relationship with USA.
Japan decided that the only way to counter the crippling economic sanctions was to go on the offensive. The Japanese armed forces developed plans to attack USA.
Then attacked on Pearl Harbor.
We see patterns forming in the historical record of key actions that lead to point when the only choice these nations felt they had was war.
We see parallels today.
Both wars origins had strong links to economic hardship, sanctions and trade disagreements.
The USA currently holds sanctions against six countries and against peoples from 16 countries.
The complicated economic ties with China and the increasing national debt, much of that debt Chinese owned, have seen economic warfare openly on display for the last few years.
The last Super power desperately trying to hold onto its position as the newer economic powers rise.
This then has leads us into another cause of the two previous world wars.
We see countries expanding into new areas almost daily now.
Regime change is happening with an alarming regularity, this destabilizing many parts of the globe and forcing countries with opposing ideas and ideals to share borders.
This creating yet more conflict.
All nations are guilty of this as they carve up the planet with what seems like to no concern about the implications this will have.
This leading us into the final sign that we could be living in the beginning of world war 3.
We are seeing large amounts of migration across the globe.
We took a look at this with our video “If we need borders”
as we all see each and every day many people are choosing to leave their home country, maybe to chase economic opportunity or to flee on going conflicts.
This has led to more tension as these displaced people look for a new home.
These migrants bring with them their customs and beliefs and these often clash with the societies they are moving to.
This then forms into conflict.
Which then causes the formation of groups that wish to fight for or against these beliefs and values.
This leads to civil violence …terrorism.
And as we all know that is very much something we are dealing with today.
So, it would seem that the world is in fact at the same point or at least similar to as it was before the two world wars.
Why do we not see “your country needs you “posters everywhere encouraging people to join the fight?
Maybe because or country well governments don’t actually need us.
Much of warfare is now computerized as was mentioned at the start of the video, drones and cyber-attacks are how countries attack one another today.
The days of massive deployments of troops are gone. It’s not cost effective.
The use of high precision missiles and maybe eventually nukes.
(Looking at you North Korea.)
Is the most efficient way to destroy a country, then send in an occupying force to colonize that area once the majority of enemy has been wiped been out.
This sounds like the world we live in today Afghanistan, Iraq and others all falling to this military tactic.
Is this world war 3?
Is world war 3 the war we sit and watch online?
What do you think?
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