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The technetronic era involves the gradual appearance of a more controlled society. Such a society would be dominated by an elite, unrestrained by traditional values. Soon it will be possible to assert almost continuous surveillance over every citizen and maintain up-to-date complete files containing even the most personal information about the citizen. These files will be subject to instantaneous retrieval by the authorities - Zbigniew Brzezinski, in Between Two Ages: America's Role in the Technetronic Era (1970).

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have never really understood why people object to being filmed when they are in public spaces. Isn't the whole point about a public space that it is, well, public? - Matthew Taylor http://www.matthewtaylorsblog.com/public-policy/privacy-on-parade/?utm_…

halcyon.admin 17 June 2013
Imagining being able to read others' thoughts
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Halcyon Imagines 1 February 2012

The ability to read others' thoughts may have taken a step closer to reality with the news that a group of neuroscientists at the University of California, Berkeley, reported they may have come up with a scientific way to read people’s minds.

The potential downside of smartphones... Halcyon In Business 27 May 2011

As ever, Dilbert distills perfectly the essence of an increasingly serious issue, i.e. how much privacy are we willingly and unknowingly trading away in our rush towards ever more "intelligent" devices.

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The technetronic era involves the gradual appearance of a more controlled society. Such a society would be dominated by an elite, unrestrained by traditional values. Soon it will be possible to assert almost continuous surveillance over every citizen and maintain up-to-date complete files containing even the most personal information about the citizen. These files will be subject to instantaneous retrieval by the authorities - Zbigniew Brzezinski, in Between Two Ages: America's Role in the Technetronic Era (1970).

halcyon.admin 8 April 2011
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All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income - Samuel Butler

halcyon.admin 8 April 2011
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have never really understood why people object to being filmed when they are in public spaces. Isn?t the whole point about a public space that it is, well, public? - Matthew Taylor http://www.matthewtaylorsblog.com/public-policy/privacy-on-parade/?utm_…

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