You Want a Picture of the Future? Imagine a Boot Stamping on Your Face
Whitehead, John W.http://www.counterpunch.org/2017/07/05/you-want-a-picture-of-the-future-imagine-a-boot-stamping-on-your-face/
Date Written: 05/07/2017
Year Published: 2017
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX21204
The author explains why the dystopian future dreamed up by such authors as George Orwell, Ray Bradbury and Margaret Atwood has already arrived.
Excerpt: Incredibly, as the various nascent technologies employed and shared by the government and corporations alike -- facial recognition, iris scanners, massive databases, behavior prediction software, and so on -- are incorporated into a complex, interwoven cyber network aimed at tracking our movements, predicting our thoughts and controlling our behavior, Spielberg's unnerving vision of the future is fast becoming our reality.