Category: Corruption

Google spies on you, recording your voice when you are not expecting it to

Android devices have an “Ok, Google” voice activation feature. This enables voice input of search and other functions on your Android device. Google also records a copy of the audio when it does this. Google also occasionally records incidental audio having nothing to do with a search. It certainly has for me. You can manually delete the records, one by one, which is very time consuming. You need to go to this Google page and...

Facebook Experiments With Disappearing Posts 0

Facebook Experiments With Disappearing Posts

Facebook Experiments With Disappearing Posts. Enables you to post something with an expiration date and time. Many users of FB do this now but manually: they post a topic, and when challenged on the accuracy of the topic or post, they delete it. This enables the spread of inaccurate views intended to influence others while simultaneously avoiding challenges. In the field of propaganda, the first message that consumers receive is the one most likely to stick, even when...

Cover Oregon software failed due to “ideological blindness” to the organization and management failures 0

Cover Oregon software failed due to “ideological blindness” to the organization and management failures

Cover Oregon ran Oregon’s failed online health insurance market; it never enrolled a private individual and is being abandoned in a shift to the Federal HealthCare.gov web service. The system never worked but insiders refused to believe what they were seeing because a “true believer mentality won out”. This mind set is common in too many software projects with thoughts like “its just a few problems and will work fine once we get through this”,...

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