"This report exposes how the three largest cloud companies — #Amazon, #Microsoft and #Google — are partnering with #oil companies to use artificial intelligence technologies to unlock oil and gas deposits in the U.S. and around the world."
"Homo sapiens, in becoming so utterly dependent on fossil fuels, functionally evolved into a new species: Homo colossus."
"Homo colossus is a detritovore, an organism that subsists by consuming detritus or waste products."
"Morality, Machine Learning, and Mass Surveillance"
“I listened to hundreds of recordings every day, from various Apple devices. These recordings were often taken outside of any activation of Siri. These processings were made without users being aware of it."
"We’re accelerating into a future in which a digitally connected privileged class performs virtual labor in isolation while a massive police state protects them from an expendable underclass that takes most of the risks."
"We are complicit in our employer's deeds"
"The status quo became untenable when a pandemic required six feet of social distancing between people, a distance wider than many cities’ sidewalks."
"Why should the system that is moving so many more people be given so much less room?"
"10 requirements for the evaluation of "Contact Tracing" apps"
"This will be the quietest entry that humpback whales have had in southeastern Alaska in decades" 🐋 💚
"Nature is taking a breath when the rest of us are holding ours." 🌍
"Asking people to choose between #privacy and #health is the very root of the problem. We can choose to protect our health and stop the coronavirus epidemic not by instituting totalitarian surveillance regimes, but rather by empowering citizens."
We're the Last Humans Left
"Each of us must find our work and do it. Militancy no longer means guns at high noon, if it ever did. It means actively working for change, sometimes in the absence of any surety that change is coming." ~ Audre Lorde
"Wherever we are situated in this society, our future boils down to two options: accepting our fate and trying to reduce the harm to our bodies and the environment — or actively resisting in order to interrupt the disaster and implement our own solutions"
@alefteris on the contrary. at least in this case, is all about groups and organizations that are "at risk of committing terrorist violence".
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