News — At The Edge — 12/2

  • Disturbing Future Issues — institutional trust declining, drone wars increasing — suggest growth of chaos and conflict.
  • Present Issues Bleeding Into the Future — truth, misinformation, automation — show a toxic environment with no remedy in sight.
  • Disturbing Present Issues — covert repression — indicate growing reasons to distrust U.S. government.

Disturbing Future Issues –

The Fate of Online Trust in the Next Decade -

How the Pentagon is preparing for the coming drone wars -

Tesla’s Elon Musk warns we only have ‘a 5 to 10% chance’ of preventing killers robots from destroying humanity -

Present Issues Bleeding Into the Future –

Tim Berners-Lee on the future of the web: ‘The system is failing’ -

The Future of Truth and Misinformation Online -

Automation in Everyday Life -

Science News and Information Today -

Disturbing Present Issues –

The FCC’s craven net neutrality vote announcement makes no mention of the 22 million comments filed -

Most Americans think the government could be monitoring their phone calls and emails -

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