Queen Elizabeth Honey Trap?

Queen Elizabeth Honey Trap?

Is news that Britain’s new Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier runs outdated computer software in fact a social engineering exercise by the Secret Intelligence Service?

Media sites across the web carried the news yesterday that the £3.5 billion vessel, fresh out of dock for sea trials, apparently relies on Microsoft’s 16-year-old XP operating system.

Measuring 280 metres long and 70 metres wide, the ship can carry 36 state of the art F-35B fighter jets, and hosts modern military technology. Yet reporters from both the Times and the Guardian newspapers who were invited onboard claimed yesterday to have seen a Windows XP machine employed in the ship’s control room. Continue reading “Queen Elizabeth Honey Trap?”

This Irradiated Dystopia

This Irradiated Dystopia

A tech-based dystopia is not coming, it’s already here.

The World Economic Forum is currently pushing for a world where property ownership is reduced and where ‘the cloud’ controls everyone’s vehicles remotely and centrally.

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The “clean air” claim in the above tweet is particularly laughable when one considers how much RF radiation and other pollutants surround us each and every day. Continue reading “This Irradiated Dystopia”

RadioShack and Tandy Nostalgia

RadioShack and Tandy Nostalgia

Fox Business reported today developments in the sad case of declining tech company RadioShack.

FOX BUSINESS
March 09, 2017

U.S. electronics chain RadioShack filed for bankruptcy on Wednesday for the second time in a little over two years, faced with a challenging retail environment and an unsatisfying partnership with wireless provider Sprint Corp.

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I bought a neat piece of spying equipment in the early 1990s, an analogue microphone that you licked before sticking it to your phone in order to tape conversations unobtrusively. Continue reading “RadioShack and Tandy Nostalgia”