ITGS Online

‘hanging out the dirty linen’ to delve into the ethics of IT’s role in society.

Singularity: Something which could or has run out of control of the capabilities of humans Simulation: The imitation or virtualisation of the world’s processes or systems AI: Intelligence exhibited by machines and software which allows for interaction and thinking processes to be acted upon. Neurotransmitters: Chemicals that communicate information throughout our brain and body Trans […]

‘Cypherpunks’ Review

Welcome to my No Show Presentation of the review of Julian Assange’s Cypherpunks!

Cypherpunks – Review 2

Now, half way through the book, I realise that Assange feels very strongly about internet privacy. he talks about  how major companies like google knows “more about you that you know yourself”. Implying that the data which google collects, from your searches, is all logged and used for advertisements on the side of your screen […]

Julian Assange | Cypherpunks – Freedom and the Future of the Internet First Chapter Review Will the world be a better place when we are all being surveilled at every point in our lives, or has this already been the case in many parts of the world? Wikileaks, being controverted by nearly every state in the […]

Mexican and American prisons have decided to introduce facial recognition software to better improve their national security. The FBI have inclined towards using the software to better help agents identify suspects. The $1 billion dollar program has been through rigorous testing since February 2012, and is said to be implemented by 2014. The system uses mug […]