End of DaysCategory
You still have a few days to join the Earth’s largest survival community before the Trumpocalype. You and your horses can enjoy off-grid security in a 500 bunker community. Cheaper than the Mars option! And as they say, when disaster strikes it’s too late to prep!
Shitty video, but the top comment at time of linking was “Donald Trump winning brought me here.”
A dress rehearsal for things yet to come.
Alan Moore wins this week’s What Dystopia Have We Awoken In? with V for Vendetta!
Will it be:
A. Starship Troopers
B. Back to the Future 2
C. They Live
Given the current state of things, you could very well be reflecting on the relative merits of, say, on Aldous Huxley’s ‘Brave New World’ and George Orwell’s ‘1984’. But it’s wrong to ask who was right. Sadly, both were…
Don’t know about you, but the main thing stopping me from signing up for a mission to Mars wasn’t the one-way nature of the journey but the sheer deprivation of wasting the finest single malt by dribbling all over my outfits and, no-doubt, causing widespread malfunction. But things have now changed.
If you want to stop the drownings you have got to stop the boats
Having sucked all he could out of the judiciary, Dark Lord Dyson Heydon continues sucking on his $1 million salary while he works out if he is biased against unions (spoiler: he is).
If having all your contacts, thoughts, dreams and browsing history wasn’t enough, Facebook can also check your shape and hairdo and know it’s you.
Despite being a loss making entity, Amazon just keeps going for it. After raising the idea a couple of years ago, it seems that soon they will indeed have their drones delivering to your home in 30mins. How do you think the US military feel about that?
Good old DARPA. They just want to help keep ‘us’ (i.e. not us, the rich) safe. But at least a couple of programmers are taking their money and using it to strike a blow for interwebs normals like us (the real us).
This winter, Arctic sea ice extent reached a record low, and peaked earlier this year than it ever has before.
Finally, our big brothers at GCHQ/NSA have decided to protect us against ourselves… by stealing the ecryption keys to our SIM cards. Phew!
Now that Google owns Boston Dynamics, we finally have big data fusing with robotic technology. Think about what Google knows about us all and check out these robots… now try to have a good night’s sleep.
Doom! Doooooooom!!! ‘Existential Dread’ is not just in your head: so say the boffins at the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists and their cheerfully named Doomsday Clock.
Get out your gloves! If you needed any further proof that your digital stuff isn’t safe, the nerds at Chaos Communication Congress have reproduced the German Defense Minister’s fingerprint from just a photo.
We bloody did it! Not even a “death cult” striking the heart of the Sydney CBD could dampen the fighting Aussie spirit, as our citizens did their duty and set a new record for xmas retail sales.