CLOUDS, BLOCKCHAINS, HACKERS, AND NEUROMORPHIC CHIPS: AN EMERGENT ...November 30, 2017
Yesterday I crawled way out on the twig of speculation and offered some wild and bizarre ideas about the NSA hacks, the (extraterritorial?) hacking group, The Shadow Brokers, and the recent "Q breadcrumbs" story that seems to be a minor hot topic in some quarters on the internet. You'll recall that I posited that the recent years' spate of hacking activity might be due to someone trying to map the architecture of the internet, in addition to targeting this or that corporation or institution for hacking.
Today I want to "revise and extend" those remarks, by pointing out a new computer technology coming down the pike that will, once again, "change everything," and do so in the usual "high octane speculation" way that is our trademark here. Again, this technology was brought to my attention by Mr. T.M., who shared an article that led me to this article, and a whole new architecture of computer chip design: the "neuromorphic" chip, imitating the "massively parallel" structures of the human brain, were all neurons theoretically can communicate to all other neurons directly:
Couple this "massively parallel architecture" of a chip to something stated in the original article Mr. T.M. sent me, which is here:
In the latter article, note what is stated:
These days we consider personal computers to be revolutionary, but as a stand-alone technology they were fairly limited. The original Macintosh was incredibly slow by today's standards and only had 400 KB of storage. It wasn't easily connected to other computers, which made it useless for sharing information.
Over time, that would change. Complementary technologies, such as the relational database, which led to ERP software, as well as the Ethernet, which connected computers together and eventually the Internet, made the information age possible. As all of these technologies became vastly more powerful, the world was significantly transformed.
True enough... my first computer used 5 1/4" inch floppy disks and had all of 528 Kbytes of memory, and I thought I was in heaven. What has changed is not simply the hardware and a massive increase of computing power - think about it: you have more computing power on your desk right now, than all of NASA had in 1967 - but a massive expansion of connectivity between computers in the vast connected network we call the internet.
Which brings us back to yesterday's blog and my high octane speculations, which I want to revisit today, with an added factor, that of "the breakaway civilization." This concept, as regular readers here will know, was first introduced by the Ufo researcher, and colleague, Mr. Richard Dolan, in his highly important multi-volume study, Ufos and the National Security State. There, he posited that the massive black projects world, with enough money and time spent to study and emulate Ufo characteristics, would gradually "pull away" from public human civilization as it gained access to technologies far in advance of those known to or accessible by the vast public.
One of these technologies would surely be computing power and network architectures. Expand the idea of "neuromorphic chips" to the network "cloud" itself, and not only are processors "massively parallel," so is the network they "inhabit." If one suspected the existence of such a network, or even its nascent "emergence," it would become critically important to "map" its architecture, the "neuronal clusters and caches" so to speak. Additionally, it would provide a platform for extraterritorial actors to use, and hide, their activity, for the platform itself is (to be blunt) extraterritorial. What this leads to is an unpleasant but nevertheless very real possibility, in that we tend to think of electronic surveillance intelligence agencies such as the USA's NSA or the U.K.'s GCHQ as the deepest parts of the "deep state," but this possibility raises that of a "really deep state" with far greater capabilities, and they're all extra-territorial to boot.
But this really isn't my daily high octane speculation! That speculation is this: if this "breakaway civilization" possibility be granted for the sake of argument, then the stories of block chain, crypto-currencies, and NSA hacks are all related to the emergence of this "really deep" state into public view. And what if, in all this speculation, we throw in one more: what if that "massive parallelism" has "woken up", what if it is an emergent AI? I toss this out there for the simple reason that (if you'll recall from yesterday's blog and tidbit) the statements of "Q" and of "The Shadow Brokers" seem oddly disjointed; informative, provocative, yes; good English, no. They are pidgin English, the sort of English one would expect a non-native learner of the language to use... or an AI to use. Has the "breakaway civilization" become beholden to an "emergent entity"? Maybe.
I certainly don't know. But in a world that is racing toward a technological apocalypse at the same time the technocrats are trying to tear down the last moral walls and supports of what has made this civilization, and in a world where agencies like DARPA are expected to think outside the box and brainstorm new technology trees, my bet is that at least some in the "deep state" might be thinking that they're being confronted by a "profoundly deep state" with capabilities - if yesterday's articles and speculations are combined with today's articles and speculations and are tossed into the mix - that night exceed their own. Looked at through this lens of high octane speculation, it's a pattern, and a very disturbing one at that...
See you on the flip side...