Tag: military

  • People recognition

    Only days after Clearview hit the news, The Economist runs an article on how the Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office (CTTSO), an agency of the US defence department, has developed another dystopian tool to identify people by their heartbeat.

  • Floppy Disks coordinate missile launches.

    Good News: US military will no longer use floppy disks to coordinate nuke launches. You’ll probably think this technology is around for many years, since the 70ies or even longer. The article confirms these 8-inch floppy disks have been in use since the 1970ies. You’ll probably also expect this is proven and well tested, and…