You Want a Picture of the Future? Imagine a Boot Stamping on Your Face

Whitehead, John W.

Publisher:  Counterpunch
Date Written:  05/07/2017
Year Published:  2017  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX21204

The author explains why the dystopian future dreamed up by such authors as George Orwell, Ray Bradbury and Margaret Atwood has already arrived.


Excerpt: Incredibly, as the various nascent technologies employed and shared by the government and corporations alike -- facial recognition, iris scanners, massive databases, behavior prediction software, and so on -- are incorporated into a complex, interwoven cyber network aimed at tracking our movements, predicting our thoughts and controlling our behavior, Spielberg's unnerving vision of the future is fast becoming our reality.
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