September 18th, 2014
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INTRIGUING NEWS FROM CHINA: WERE THE RECENT MILITARY EXERCISES TO FORESTALL A COUP?

INTRIGUING NEWS FROM CHINA: WERE THE RECENT MILITARY EXERCISES TO FORESTALL A COUP?

There’s news from China, and it’s rather intriguing, and if true, significant at that. It was shared by a regular reader here, Mr. S.D., and, while lengthy and in a somewhat clumsy English translation from the Chinese, is worth pondering: China May Have Undergone Some Kind of Coup There are so many intriguing possibilities suggested[More...]

YET ANOTHER TIDBIT: A HISTORY OF THE COVERT JAPANESE NUCLEAR WEAPONS PROGRAM

YET ANOTHER TIDBIT: A HISTORY OF THE COVERT JAPANESE NUCLEAR WEAPONS PROGRAM

Here’s an intriguing history – in the context of today’s article about China – about Japan’s covert nuclear weapons program: United States Circumvented Laws To Help Japan Accumulate Tons of Plutonium Now…let’s see if I’ve got this right: Japan could be a nuclear and probably thermonuclear power within a matter of weeks, larger than China,[More...]

PLAYING DARPA: DARPA’S HUNT FOR SPACE-TIME VULNERABILITIES IN ALGORITHMS: PART TWO

PLAYING DARPA: DARPA’S HUNT FOR SPACE-TIME VULNERABILITIES IN ALGORITHMS: PART TWO

Yesterday I outlined a sweeping “high octane speculation” context involving high frequency trading, predictive algorithms, the electric surveillance state, information or photon entanglement, and, yes, interplanetary commerce. The reason why  such a context was necessary to outline – to my mind at least – was an article shared with us by Ms. P.H., a regular[More...]

CONGRATULATIONS ARE IN ORDER…

CONGRATULATIONS ARE IN ORDER…

Congratulations are in order to Giza Death Star’s very own web developer, Mr. Daniel DiGriz, for his two new books on marketing and the internet, All Marketing is Dead: Killing the Zombie in your Digital Strategy, and The Blogging Playbook for Small Businesses: Strategies for Non-Bloggers to Grow Their Reach and Reputation:

PLAING DARPA: DARPA’S HUNT FOR SPACE-TIME VULNERABILITIES IN ALGORITHMS: PART ONE

PLAING DARPA: DARPA’S HUNT FOR SPACE-TIME VULNERABILITIES IN ALGORITHMS: PART ONE

This article was shared by Ms. P.H., a regular here, and it’s definitely worth passing along. But first, a little context. One of my private fascinations has been the so-called Flash Crash of 2010 and the field of High Frequency Trading, those computer algorithms that now drive much of the stock and commodities markets in[More...]

HAWKING WARNS ABOUT THE HIGGS:A DEEPER LURKING STORY?

HAWKING WARNS ABOUT THE HIGGS:A DEEPER LURKING STORY?

Ms. P.H. sent this interesting article from the U.K.’s Daily Mail. It seems that Stephen Hawking has crunched some numbers and concluded that at a certain threshold the Higgs boson could destroy…well…the entire universe: Finding the ‘God’ particle could destroy the universe, warns Stephen Hawking Now, fortunately, Professor Hawkings reassures us that no one has built a[More...]

THE TRANSHUMANISM SCRAPBOOK: SOLDIERS, SAILORS, AIRMEN, TO GET HEALING COMPUTER CHIPS

THE TRANSHUMANISM SCRAPBOOK: SOLDIERS, SAILORS, AIRMEN, TO GET HEALING COMPUTER CHIPS

The transhumanist scrapbook took another step in major expansion, as The Washington Post has reported on a plan of the Obama Administration to implant soldiers, sailors, and airmen with medical telemetry computer chips: New Obama plan calls for implanted computer chips to help U.S. troops heal Of course, this is all being promoted as a lovely fluffy[More...]

RUSSIA NEXT ON THE LIST FOR “REGIME CHANGE”?

RUSSIA NEXT ON THE LIST FOR “REGIME CHANGE”?

There’s a slowly growing  discussion out there that Russia may be next on the list for the worn-out playbook called “regime change”: Has the U.S. Targeted Nuclear-Armed Russia with Regime Change? In this context, it is perhaps worth recalling that the recent apparent hacking of JP Morgan is being spun by some sources as a[More...]