Why Are There So Many Conspiracy Nutjobs?
There are several forces driving people with certain personalities to the breaking point. In addition to economic uncertainty and doomerism (which mirrors the 1930s to a degree), the future is extremely uncertain. The rise of science, technology, and especially AI, is going to result in fundamental changes to life as we know it.
As a civlization, we failed to learn from the horrors of the Nazi era. The same rhethoric from these times is successful again today. Especially if you look at young men growing up today, you'll find extremist right-wing views have completely become the norm rather than the exception. We are absolutely unprepared for what happens when these people grow older and come into power.
We must take back control of our technology! We must demand root level access to the devices we own, and reject the exploitation and manipulation of large corporations. Only by democratizing technology can we empower ourselves and our communities, and foster a more vibrant and innovative marketplace. Join the fight for a better future, and let's work together to make the power of technology open and accessible to all!
General Purpose Computing Classified as a Weapon, License Required
A number of high-profile hacking incidents have led to an increasing demand from politicians and the media for a computer lockdown.