Leading identity analyst firm Acuity Market Intelligence forecasts that in five years time half of the world’s population will have a chip-based National eID card, including near-complete regional coverage in Europe. Asia, with its vast population, is expected to dominate the market accounting for more than 60% of all National eID cards issued between 2014 and 2018.
By Paul Joseph Watson
Weird message warns viewers not to use phones amidst Ebola concerns
By Kit Daniels
Kansas City, Mo., hospital workers are being threatened with termination if they do not refer to suspected Ebola cases as “viral illnesses” instead of Ebola.
By Stephen Mayhew
Biometric experts recently gathered at the first meeting of the Interpol Facial Expert Working Group to begin development on international facial recognition standards, according to a report by Eurasia Review.
A former Blackwater Worldwide guard was convicted of murder and three co-workers of manslaughter in the 2007 shootings of 14 unarmed civilians in a Baghdad square – – an incident that stained the U.S. record in Iraq and led to new controls on military contractors.
There is, however, another way to think about all of this: what if we were to understand technology itself as increasingly part of our very being?