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Latest Issues of #AxisOfEasy

Inoculating a society against disinformation

June 24, 2020

The battle for hearts and minds rages on, and I’m reminded of a passage from a previous issue on the golden age of propaganda:

Fears over fake news are misplaced, and this focus on falsehoods distracts us from the larger picture, which is the evolution of propaganda. Rather than lamenting the decline of obsolete news corporations, we should instead be talking about democracy, disinformation, and digital media as scapegoat.

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#AxisOfEasy 151: Surveillance Is A Business, And Business Is Good

June 23, 2020

Canada to deploy voluntary nationwide contact tracing app , Surveillance-capitalism firm Palantir files to go public
Gigantic telecom outage was not a DDoS from China, and more….

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Is Data Our New False Religion?

June 23, 2020

In the false religion of data, heresy is asking for data that is not being collected because it might reveal unpalatably unprofitable realities.Here’s how every modern con starts: let’s look at the data. Every modern con starts with an earnes…

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Transhumanism: The new religion of the coming technocracy

June 22, 2020

As we move into a more algorithmically controlled society, I would expect that technocratic social credit systems will supplant conventional moral structures, and the prospect of having your mind uploaded into an everlasting paradise will be the religious payoff for conforming to the rules.

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The Illusion of Control: What If Nobody’s in Charge?

June 22, 2020

The last shred of power the elites hold is the belief of the masses that the elites are still in control.I understand the natural desire to believe somebody’s in charge: whether it’s the Deep State, the Chinese Communist Party, the Kremlin or Agen…

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Dear Junkies Addicted to Fed Smack: The Monkey on Your Back Is Now a Gorilla

June 20, 2020

You thought that monkey on your back was light as a feather, but now it transmogrified overnight into a crushing gorilla.Dear junkies addicted to the Federal Reserve’s free-money smack: like all addicts, you firmly believe you’re not addicted.&nbs…

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Contributors

Mark E. Jeftovic

Mark E. Jeftovic

Mark is the co-founder of easyDNS and the editor-in-chief of #AxisOfEasy. He is the author of Managing Mission Critical Domains & DNS (Packt UK, 2018) and Unassailable: Protect Yourself from Deplatform Attacks & Cancel Culture. 

Jesse Hirsh

Jesse Hirsh

Futurist, researcher and public speaker, Jesse Hirsh has been active in technology and commenting on it across the media for 25 years. His premium newsletter service operates from Metaviews.ca.

Charles Hugh Smith

Charles Hugh Smith

Charles Hugh Smith is the author of numerous books and writes from OfTwoMinds.com.