Feb 2020Brain computer interfaces (BCIs), while still in their infancy in regards to commercial availability and distribution, are in the advanced stages in military research labs and experimentation on human subjects, both willing and unwilling. By the time BCIs reach the consumer world, human brain privacy settings – such as currently when browser or app users turn services on or off, should also be deployed around BCIs. Humans do not have biological multiple protective layers of brain wave thought security, nor any brain's own mechanisms for security -- we only have mechanisms for not revealing everything we're feeling through one’s known languages right now. Right now, 2020, no laws prevent the NSA from spying on our brains or from companies collecting brain data and selling the information to third parties. “I worry about humans’ ability to keep up with artificial intelligence,” says Nita Farahany principal investigator of Duke University’s SLAP Lab. “It’s fair to think of us as embarking on a new industrial revolution. There’s urgency. You have major players like Facebook and Elon Musk investing heavily in healthy populations. If we’re going to get out ahead of it and create a way to safeguard individuals, the time is now to be able to adopt these protections.” In as early as 1993, Defense News announced that the Russian government was discussing with American counterparts the transfer of technical information and equipment known as "Acoustic Psycho-correction." The Russians claimed that this device involves the transmission of specific commands via static or white noise bands into the human subconscious without upsetting other intellectual functions. Demonstrations of this equipment have shown encouraging results after exposure of less than one minute and have produced the ability to alter behavior on unwilling subjects. A US Department of Defense medical engineer claimed in 1989 that the U.S. and Israel had regularly used microwaves to condition and control the minds of Palestinians. Thought reading: Thought reading can be classed as a form of "through wall surveillance" technology. In the unclassified and commercial realms, it is called thru-skull microwave reading, and magnetic skull-proximity reading.
The Economist Jan 4th 2018
interfaces may change what it means to be human
Both America’s armed forces and Silicon Valley are starting to focus on the brain. Facebook dreams of thought-to-text typing. Kernel, a startup, has $100m to spend on neurotechnology. Elon Musk has formed a firm called Neuralink; he thinks that, if humanity is to survive the advent of artificial intelligence, it needs an upgrade.
Many of the first applications hold out unambiguous promise—of movement and senses restored. But as uses move to the augmentation of abilities, whether for military purposes or among consumers, a host of concerns will arise. Privacy is an obvious one: the refuge of an inner voice may disappear. Security is another: if a brain can be reached on the internet, it can also be hacked. Inequality is a third: access to superhuman cognitive abilities could be beyond all except a self-perpetuating elite.************************* click here to read all about COCHLEAR IMPLANTS into the skull and brain mass!
Regina Dugan-->DARPA director-->Google director-->Facebook Building 8 secret project, she has had since last millennium unlimited access to MIT personnel.
Dugan first served as a
program manager from 1996 to 2000. 2000-2008 no data from Wikipedia,
however RedXDefense was co-founded in 2005 by Regina Dugan with her dad as CEO
and her uncle is chief advisor of strategy, who is an identical twin of her
father (no info available via FOIA -- http://foreignpolicy.com/2014/08/13/former-darpa-chief-violated-pentagon-ethics-rules/); then again, from July 2009 to March
2012, Dugan served as the 19th Director of DARPA, leading an active
operational deployment in direct support of the war in Afghanistan for which
the Agency was awarded the Joint Meritorious Unit Award. She is on the Board of Varian Medical Systems, Inc. and on the Board
of Zynga .
Her technology could let people fire off text messages or emails by thinking, instead of needing to interrupt what they are doing to use smartphone touchscreens, for example.
BOOZ ALLEN HAMILTON (BAH) dark hand in black ops, electronic human telepathy
(however, often Booz Allen Hamilton is under suspicion of breaking secrecy laws signed between them and the DoD and subjected to external investigations)
NOV. 2017 – from Newsweek: In a Facebook post this week, Regina Dugan said: “Today I am announcing that early next year, I will be leaving Facebook [Silent Voice First project) to focus on building and leading a new endeavor. http://www.newsweek.com/facebook-brain-computer-interface-chief-quits-building-8-project-mind-reading-689153
Facebook isn’t the only company working on a brain-machine interface, with DARPA revealing plans last year for a neural connection that will “open the channel between the human brain and modern electronics.” Elon Musk is also working on similar technology through his Neuralink startup, which registered as a “medical research” firm in California last July. The so-called neural lace involves implanting electrodes into the brain in order to augment natural intelligence. Eventually, Musk hopes the interface will allow humans to compete with artificial intelligence.
from QUORA article on Silent Voice First:
The concept is simple in that we all say the words we speak in our minds before we speak them. In some situations, perhaps not as many as we imagine, we may find the need to just think the words we want to say to our Voice First Personal Assistants rather than speaking them aloud. Facebook identified this issue and is building the new systems around the old science of hemispheric brain energy scans surfacing the speech centers and through AI and Machine Learning (ML) using this data to extract word intents. develop a brain-computer interface that will, in the future, allow individuals to communicate with other people without speaking. Ultimately, they hope to develop a technology that allows individuals to “speak” using nothing but their thoughts—unconstrained by time or distance. They want to create category defining products that are Social First of course using Voice First as the primary input system. Products that allow us to form more human connections and, in the end, unite the digital world of the internet with the physical world and the human mind. The brain produces about 1 terabyte per a second, through speech, we can only transmit information to others at about 100 bytes per a second. Facebook wants to get all of that information out of the “brain” and into the world. Typing is not going to be useful in this new world. The average person types between 38 and 40 words per minute. We can speak at 100 words a minute and using our thoughts we can match this speed. That’s far, far faster than most humans can type on a computer or device. The goal is to allow people to type five times faster than people can type on a smartphone straight from their brain. This means that they are developing technologies that can “read” the human brain in order to transmit this information.
Next, they will work to allow people to “telepathically type”.
Building 8 is working on technology that will allow all humans to type and click through our brains in order to interact with computers. This is sort of a brain touch screen metaphor. This tech is a magnitude more complex than decoding Silent Words. They have developed actuators that allow people to “hear” through their skin. Ultimately the technology will allow humans to “feel” words. Eventually you will think something and send the thought to someone’s skin. Additionally, this will allow people to think something in one language and have a person receive the thought in an entirely different language.
University Research and Partnerships.
The thinking-to-text project is headed up by Mark Chevillet, previously an adjunct professor of neuroscience at Johns Hopkins University. Chevillet said the goal over two years is to build a noninvasive system that harnesses picks up speech signals inside the brain and permit people to silently turn those thoughts into text at a speed of 100 words per minute.
From a blogger: The term C4ISR is a descriptor for Artificial Telepathy -- a powerful fusion of signal processing technologies that allows technicians to remotely gather and collect human intelligence (HUMINT) from the brain signals (SIGINT) of other human beings. As with C4ISR, Artificial Telepathy incorporates "signals collection" (eavesdropping) with "intelligence analysis" (figuring out what people intend to do) by utilizing satellites and computers. One could define Artificial Telepathy as a subset of C4ISR with a special focus on neurology, psychology and mind control. Artificial Telepathy is an exotic form of C4ISR that allows warriors to communicate nonvocally with soldiers in the field, enables spies and intelligence agents to perform reconnaisance and surveillance nonlocally by means of "remote viewing," and allows military officers to command and control the behavior of human minds at a distance, with the artificial aid of carefully networked satellite and computer technology. Booz Allen Hamilton certainly has close ties to the contractors who worked on the Pentagon's "Stargate" program for psychic spying in the 1990s, and it took a lead role in development of the NSA's "Total Information Awareness" projects, mentioned in earlier posts.
"Brainwaves to Social Media Platforms" + "Silent Voice First"
Smart phone functions in your brain without speaking you can hear and speak to others and control your internet surfing & viewing internally in your head.
Big Brother will soon easily monitor all your thoughts, urges, views, mental imagery, emotions, memories, and communications to others and between your biological internal systems.
Elon Musk. Despite his many contradictory statements, he is all for it and probably an advanced android himself, still a classified project.
Like spiders, AI software/moveable hardware and global intelligence can "lay like insect eggs backup programs everywhere". Why do you think it was originally called THE WEB?
Start at minute 8:45
Kentucky is the most meteor impacted region of the U.S. by meteorites in our continent's entire known geologic history. A huge underground arch and dome connects this cavernous underground complex directly to similar meteor formed structures in Cincinnati, Ohio, and in parts of Pennsylvania.
new B. Traven link (how many centuries has Mexico been infected
by the occult?)
Rachel Maddow family
Synthetic Telepathy & Elon Musk
From this week’s THE ECONOMIST
Feb. 15, 2004
“A different sort of army”
FORT CAMPBELL, KENTUCKY -- Around one in five of the troops in Iraq are reservists or part of the National Guard—and that proportion will double after the current rotation. These part-time soldiers are typically older, more likely to be married and have children than regular, active-duty soldiers; and most of them have jobs. They will return to civilian life, making them less easy to monitor than active-duty troops returning to bases.
There are also financial worries. Hard to account for is the cost of leaving a family business unattended or missing a key promotion. On February 11th, several state lieutenant-governors launched a programme of grants for financially strapped families of reservists and National Guard soldiers.
The Army Reserve and National Guard have both fallen short of their most recent recruiting targets. Fear of an exodus of Army Reserve and National Guard soldiers prompted the reservists' boss, Lieutenant-General James Helmly to criticise the army's treatment of his men and women. The Reserve, he said, needed to convince its troops that “we value your service and we're not going to run this like a doggone flesh farm.” That would mean giving reservists more predictability in their lives—a tall order in an age of global terror.
The assistant secretary of defence, Thomas Hall, who oversees the reservist and National Guard operations for all military services, rejects suggestions that his forces are stretched thin.
About 350,000 of them (38% of the “drilling reserve”) have been mobilised for federal duty since September 2001, leaving most of them available for more routine work like disaster relief. But Mr Hall admits plans are afoot to “rebalance” the mix of skills in his forces, the plan being to lessen the pressure on particular sorts of troops—military police, air-traffic controllers and also, sadly, morticians—that are called up most.
The idea that reservists can be sent overseas has come as a surprise to many families. “My son provided security for the torch at the Olympic Games: that's what I thought the National Guard did,” says Rosemarie Slavenas, an Illinois woman whose son was among 15 soldiers killed when a missile hit the helicopter he was piloting in Iraq last November.
Paul Vogel, whose son's tour of duty with the Army Reserve has been extended to a year, took the unusual step of travelling to Iraq to see his son last October.
“The full-time guys don't let their guard down, but the reservists feel they've been sold a bill of goods on the whole deal,” he says. He and his wife have put an American flag in their snow-covered yard for every American killed in Iraq. The banner on the side of their Victorian mansion in a prosperous, Republican-dominated suburb of Chicago reads: “Proud of Our Soldier, Ashamed of Our President”.
Fearing Fort Bragg
The men, women and problems now coming home from Iraq via Fort Campbell Kentucky -- 18,000 troops rotated in coming days [pp.30-31]
WITHIN certain military circles,“Fort Bragg” is a code word for what the stress of combat can do to a man. In 2002, the murders of four military wives by their soldier husbands within six weeks at the base in North Carolina prompted the army to take a hard look at how combat affects troops and their families: three of the Fort Bragg soldiers had returned from special-forces duty in Afghanistan. Two of the men committed suicide after killing their wives. [see related articles on "remote viewing" technology and microwave brain reading in the military]
With 123,000 troops returning from Iraq through Fort Campbell, Kentucky, in the next few months (to be replaced by 110,000 soldiers and Marines), and another 11,000 being “turned” over in Afghanistan, America is in its largest troop rotation since the second world war. General Richard Myers, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has called the operation “a logistics feat that will rival any in history”; it may also have a sizeable social effect.
A virtual battalion of chaplains, social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists, domestic and child-abuse counsellors, financial advisers and others are on tap to embrace the combat-weary human wave about to hit America's shores. There are websites, pamphlets, hotlines and support groups. Over 400 “family readiness centres” are open. At Fort Campbell, Kentucky, where more than 18,000 soldiers are due home in coming months, reunion seminars are being run for spouses.
Feb. 13, 2004--LEXINGTON, Ky. — Within minutes of being shot in the head Friday, paramedic Jim Sandford says, he managed to crawl to safety behind a tree, only to watch helplessly as fire Lt. Brenda Cowan lay dying nearby from two shots in a rural section of southern Fayette County.
"I was talking to her, asking if she was OK. We were both pinned down. It just as scary as you would expect," Sandford recalled yesterday in a telephone interview from his home. "She told me she had been hit twice."
"I was trying to get over to her," said Sandford, 40. "But the assailant had us all pinned down."
The suspected gunman, Patrick Hutchinson, 45, has been charged with two counts of murder, one count of attempted murder and first-degree assault. He is accused of fatally shooting his wife, Fontaine Hutchinson, 60, and then Cowan, 40, who became Lexington's first African-American female firefighter 12 years ago.
The suspect kept police at bay for 6½ hours Friday before negotiators persuaded him to surrender. Since the shooting, police and firefighters have said they will review how the firefighter-paramedic crew came to arrive at the scene before police. Friday's shootings have shaken the neighborhood, city and especially the fraternity of firefighters, for whom such dangers are rare.
"There was obviously something that made them feel safe to go in, whether it was a false sense of security or what, I don't know. We just don't have all the facts yet," said Fire Chief Robert Hendricks.
One of the Hutchinsons' next-door neighbors said yesterday she had spoken with Patrick Hutchinson about 10 minutes before the shooting, and he was raving about "clones."
Anna Foy, 71, a retired reading instructor at Athens Elementary School, said she was returning home from visiting her mother when she saw Patrick Hutchinson standing along the side of the road.
"He was looking at the ground, but he sort of waved toward me," she said, so she rolled down her car window to say hello. "He starts in on this tirade," Foy said. "And the first thing he said — and I guess I should be flattered — he said, `You are one of the humans.' And then he started telling me that everybody else was clones. He said, `Fontaine's been a clone since the first year we were married.'"
As she ended the conversation, Hutchinson told her, "If you have a gun you better go get it ready because there is going to be a war," she recalled. Foy said she went home to tell her husband about Hutchinson. "I'll admit that I thought maybe I should call somebody about this. But my rationale for not calling, which was false, obviously, was what am I going to tell anybody? They don't arrest people for talking crazy. If they did all the jails would be pretty full."
William Foy said, "It wasn't 10 minutes before we heard the shots."
Sandford, Cowan and firefighter Michael Souder had arrived at the house on Adams Lane about 3:45 p.m. to respond to a call about a woman who had been shot.
Souder was in the truck as Cowan and Sandford rushed to where the woman was lying in front of the house.
Then Sandford heard a shot and felt the pain.
"I was dazed. It took me a minute to understand what was happening ... but I never lost consciousness," the 11-year veteran of the fire department said. "It was chaos."
He had been struck in the head but at such an angle that it made entrance and exit wounds but did not pierce his skull.
"The doctor told me I was hit at an oblique angle," Sandford said. "Because of that I was saved. I was really, really lucky, fortunate and blessed. The doctor told me it was a miracle."
Sandford said he fell to the ground after being shot, bleeding from the back of the head and uncertain how badly he was wounded.
Once he was able to compose himself within a minute or so, he said he was able to talk briefly to Cowan, who by this time had also been shot.
Sandford said his thoughts and prayers were for Cowan and her family. "I know she was a devout Christian," he said. "She was a wonderful person with an outgoing personality that just radiated kindness and love."
As police and more firefighters arrived, Lexington police Officer Thomas Richards parked his cruiser between the home and Sandford and Cowan. He urged Sandford to crawl for cover behind a nearby tree.
From behind the tree, Sandford could see Cowan and talk with her, but he said could not reach her without potentially exposing himself to more gunfire.
"I went into survival mode. I tried my best to use my hands to apply pressure to my wound," he said.
Sandford said he was probably behind the tree for 15 to 20 minutes before he managed to crawl behind a pickup and join other emergency responders who had taken cover there.
"They were finally able to apply better pressure to my wound and slow down the bleeding," he said. With help, Sandford said, he was able to scramble to a "safe perimeter" police had by then placed around the scene.
Sandford estimated that it was perhaps 40 minutes between the time he was shot and when he got to this point, where he finally felt safe from gunfire.
Sandford said he wants to thank courageous "comrades" in the Lexington fire and police departments who he said helped save his life.
Patrick Hutchinson of Lexington, Ky., is shown in this undated Fayette County, Ky. detention center photo [see photo at top of website]. Hutchinson, 45, a suspected gunman who told a reporter he was battling "alien clones'' that are part of a CIA conspiracy during a 6 1/2 hour standoff at his home was charged Saturday, Feb. 14, 2004, in the deaths of a female firefighter and another woman, his 60 year old wife. Hutchinson surrendered Friday night, hours after fire and police crews converged on his house in southeast Lexington following a report that a woman had been shot. (AP Photo/Fayette County detention center)
"Patrick Hutchinson, , starts in on this tirade," Foy said.
"And the first thing he said — and I guess I should be flattered — he said, "You are one of the humans.' And then he started telling me that everybody else was clones. He said, `Fontaine's  been a clone since the first year we were married.'"
As she ended the conversation, Hutchinson told her, "If you have a gun you better go get it ready because there is going to be a war,"she recalled.
According to the Lexington Herald-Leader, its reporters were trying to call neighbors of the home. Thinking the shooting happened at a different home, a reporter accidentally called Hutchinson. "We're going against the evil alien clones," the Herald-Leader reported Hutchinson as saying. "I started with my wife."
The newspaper placed the call about 4:30 p.m. EST, about an hour after the standoff began. Once the reporter realized she had the suspect on the line, she kept him talking while an editor called police.
The conversation continued while the editor was put on hold. When an officer returned to the line and asked the Herald-Leader to end the call with Hutchinson, the reporter did.
Soon after, the reporter relayed the contents of the interview to police. Asked to start at the beginning, Hutchinson told the paper,
"At the end of World War II, a UFO crash-landed near the Russian border." Aliens "possess the upper echelons of our administration. There's only 735 true humans left in Lexington, less than 3 million left worldwide," he said.
He denied that he had mental problems:
"You think 'this guy's a nut' ?... well, I'm not a nut."