Bill Gates is Seriously Dangerous

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Postby Grizzly » Thu May 07, 2020 11:39 am

Speaking of population control...
NSA goal is 'Total Population Control'
From a 2014 interview:
https://www.invidio.us/watch?v=pHIT2f1l_MQ
William Binney worked for the National Security Agency as a code-breaker for more than 30 years. At a recent conference, he said their ultimate goal is total population control.

Main claims:

There are 200,000 direct employees of the NSA
Costs 10-15B$ a year
The only limit of data collection is the power, money, availability and space to stack equipment
"It is actually a totalitarian process that has been used down through history, I mean that's what totalitarian dictator states, that's what they want, to know everything they can about the population so that they control it. That's the idea behind the Soviet Union and the East German Stasi that was their idea, and the Gestapo and the SS and down through history many others"
That's 1984 on steroids
"They're doing it for law enforcement worldwide and actually the main users of this data are in fact FBI and the DEA and other law enforcement agencies. They use this data to find criminal activity and then go arrest people based on this information and they have to do a parallel construction which means they use normal policing techniques to find evidence that would justify and show probable cause for an arrest, they substitute that with the NSA data in the courts"
The DEA, FBI, CIA, DHS, IRS have access to all the data
"In October 2001 the NSA and US government started adopting the procedures and techniques and processes that the Soviet Union and the Stasi and all of the countries behind the iron curtain were using"


Fuck Bill Gates, WHO , CDC, The NSA, (the alphabets) Nanotechnology, Covid and DARPA. And most of all Pat Robinson! Though it an interesting interview.
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Re: Bill Gates is Seriously Dangerous

Postby Wombaticus Rex » Thu May 07, 2020 3:12 pm

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa- ... 7Z20120613

DENVER (Reuters) - The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which has poured more than $4 billion into efforts to transform public education in the U.S., is pushing to develop an “engagement pedometer.” Biometric devices wrapped around the wrists of students would identify which classroom moments excite and interest them — and which fall flat.

The foundation has given $1.4 million in grants to several university researchers to begin testing the devices in middle-school classrooms this fall.

The biometric bracelets, produced by a Massachusetts startup company, Affectiva Inc, send a small current across the skin and then measure subtle changes in electrical charges as the sympathetic nervous system responds to stimuli. The wireless devices have been used in pilot tests to gauge consumers’ emotional response to advertising.

Gates officials hope the devices, known as Q Sensors, can become a common classroom tool, enabling teachers to see, in real time, which kids are tuned in and which are zoned out.

Existing measures of student engagement, such as videotaping classes for expert review or simply asking kids what they liked in a lesson, “only get us so far,” said Debbie Robinson, a spokeswoman for the Gates Foundation. To truly improve teaching and learning, she said, “we need universal, valid, reliable and practical instruments” such as the biosensors.

IS AROUSAL A SIGN OF LEARNING?

Skeptics aren’t so sure. They call the technology creepy and say good teachers already know when their students are engaged. Plus, they say it’s absurd to think spikes in teenagers’ emotional arousal necessarily correspond to learning.

“In high school biology I didn’t learn a thing all year, but boy was I stimulated. The girl who sat next to me was gorgeous. Just gorgeous,” said Arthur Goldstein, a veteran English teacher in New York City who has long been critical of Gates-funded education reform.

The engagement pedometer project fits neatly with the Gates Foundation’s emphasis on mining daily classroom interactions for data. One of the world’s richest philanthropies, the foundation reflects Microsoft founder Bill Gates’ interest in developing data collection and analysis techniques that can predict which teachers and teaching styles will be most effective.

The Gates Foundation has spent two years videotaping 20,000 classroom lessons and breaking them down, minute by minute, to analyze how each teacher presents material and how those techniques affect student test scores.

The foundation has also asked 100,000 kids around the country detailed questions about their teachers: Does she give students time to explain their ideas? Does he summarize the lesson at the end of class? That data, again, will be correlated with test scores to try to identify the most effective teaching styles.

The foundation has spent $45 million on such research, under the umbrella name Measures of Effective Teaching.

‘MEASUREMENT MANIA’

The engagement pedometer is not formally part of that program; the biosensors are intended to give teachers feedback rather than evaluate their effectiveness, said Robinson, the Gates spokeswoman.

Still, if the technology proves reliable, it may in the future be used to assess teachers, Robinson acknowledged. “It’s hard for one to say what people may, at some point, decide to do with this,” she said.

That alarms some educators who have long been critical of the Gates Foundation’s efforts to boil down effective teaching to an algorithm.

“They should devote more time to improving the substance of what is being taught ... and give up all this measurement mania,” said Diane Ravitch, an education professor at New York University.

Ravitch blogged about the biosensor bracelets a few days ago after a critic of the Gates Foundation flagged the grants on Twitter. Her posts generated a small storm of angry commentary online, with some teachers joking that they would have to start screaming at random intervals or showing the occasional soft porn film to keep arousal rates among their students sufficiently high.

In fact the sensors do not distinguish between fear and interest, between boredom and relaxation, so researchers plan to videotape each class that uses the biosensors. That way they can see what was happening in the classroom at moments of peak engagement.

“It could be that the bell rang or that someone sneaked up behind you,” said Shaundra Daily, an assistant professor in the School of Computing at Clemson University, in South Carolina, who is setting up the middle-school research.

Clemson received about $500,000 in Gates funding. Another $620,000 will support an MIT scientist, John Gabrieli, who aims to develop a scale to measure degrees of student engagement by comparing biosensor data to functional MRI brain scans (using college students as subjects). A third grant, for nearly $280,000, supports research by Ryan Baker, a Columbia University professor who specializes in mining data about educational practices.

POTENTIAL FOR MISSION CREEP

Daily and others working on the project say it’s still far too early to tell if biosensor bracelets will be effective. But they can envision many ways to use the technology, which is sometimes referred to as “galvanic skin response measurement.”

Teachers could, for instance, use the bracelets to monitor student response to a video or a reading, then use that data to spark a lively discussion by zeroing in on the most engaging points, said Rosalind Picard, a computer scientist at MIT and a co-founder of Affectiva, which makes the sensors.

Educators could also deploy the sensors to test different approaches: Are ninth-grade algebra students more engaged by an online lesson, by math-related video games, or by a traditional teacher lecture at the blackboard?

To Sandi Jacobs, the promise of such technology outweighs the vague fear that it might be used in the future to punish teachers who fail to engage their students’ Q Sensors.

Any device that helps a teacher identify and meet student needs “is a good thing,” said Jacobs, vice president of the National Council on Teacher Quality, an advocacy group that receives funding from the Gates Foundation. “We have to be really open to what technology can bring.”
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Re: Bill Gates is Seriously Dangerous

Postby stickdog99 » Thu May 07, 2020 8:46 pm

Wombaticus Rex » 07 May 2020 19:12 wrote:https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-education-gates-idUSBRE85C17Z20120613

Anything that any oligarch bribes us to foist on little kids “is a good thing,” said Jacobs, vice president of the National Council on Teacher Quality, an advocacy group that receives funding from the Gates Foundation. “We have to be really open to anything our oligarchs desire.”


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Re: Bill Gates is Seriously Dangerous

Postby JackRiddler » Thu May 07, 2020 10:53 pm

Bumped the (gasp) 10-year-old War on Teachers thread, which has a lot of material (with gaps and long breaks) on the crusade funded by the Gates Foundation and similar entities to smash teachers' unions, privatize public education under the control of Microsoft, Google and Co., and Destroy All Children's Lives (if not born rich). Oh, sorry, I mean, "education reform."

The War on Teachers
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Re: Bill Gates is Seriously Dangerous

Postby Grizzly » Fri May 08, 2020 1:23 am

‘Capitalist countries produce viruses so they can generate and sell vaccinations’
Gaddafi 2009 UN speech about viruses


p.s. Whose fucking with the board again? Who recently got banned???
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Re: Bill Gates is Seriously Dangerous

Postby dada » Fri May 08, 2020 1:57 am

To Sandi Jacobs, the promise of such technology outweighs the vague fear that it might be used in the future to punish teachers who fail to engage their students’ Q Sensors.


We've come a long way. I remember back in the olden days, when their Q sensors failed to engage we punished the students.
Both his words and manner of speech seemed at first totally unfamiliar to me, and yet somehow they stirred memories - as an actor might be stirred by the forgotten lines of some role he had played far away and long ago.
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Re: Bill Gates is Seriously Dangerous

Postby 8bitagent » Fri May 08, 2020 5:43 am

Chapo Trap House, probably my favorite dissident left podcasts, did a recent segment on Bill Gates, Epstein and Eugenics
(10 minute segment)


Again it's interesting a few months before Covid took over the world and Bill Gates became the face of it, the Bill Gates/Epstein story was a big thing in the media
Bill Gates Praised Pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s Lifestyle: ‘Kind of Intriguing’
The New York Times reported Saturday that the Microsoft co-founder was charmed by Jeffrey Epstein, with whom he met several times after Epstein's release from jail.

https://www.thedailybeast.com/bill-gate ... intriguing

Bill Gates: I met with Jeffrey Epstein because ‘he knows a lot of rich people’

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/09/10/bill-ga ... eople.html

I won't link the news stories, but there was a lot of mainstream stories a number of years back that a worker at Bill Gates home was downloading gigs of unspeakable videos

Just strange how suddenly Bill Gates is considered our savior of the Covid-19 pandemic
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Re: Bill Gates is Seriously Dangerous

Postby JackRiddler » Fri May 22, 2020 9:01 pm

https://therealnews.com/stories/who-is- ... bill-gates


https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_cont ... 5u9SbA_xOY

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Who's Fighting The War Against Cash?


This is a rush transcript and may contain errors. It will be updated.

Kim Brown: Welcome to The Real News, I’m Kim Brown. Do we have a right to use cash money instead of digital money? This is a question that is being debated in courts around the world. Our guest today is an economist whose appeal made it all the way to the European Supreme Court to determine whether he can pay some of his taxes in cash. Dr. Norbert Haring is studying the formation of the Better Than Cash Alliance to promote the use of digital money, and eventually eliminate cash altogether. It’s an alliance of MasterCard, Visa, Citibank, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. And it has already had some success in convincing governments to restrict the use of cash.

And joining us today from Frankfurt, Germany is Dr. Norbert Haring. He’s an economist, also co-founder and co-director of the World Economics Association, the second largest association of economists worldwide. Dr. Haring is a finance journalist, a blogger, and also author of popular books on economics. His latest book translated into English is titled Brave New Money, it was published in 2018. Dr. Haring, thank you so much for joining us.

Dr. Norbert Har…: Thank you for having me.

Kim Brown: In your writing, you refer to the biggest success of the Better Than Cash movement, getting Indian prime minister Narendra Modi to abolish large denominations in India in 2016. Can you tell us a bit about that, and what impact did it have on the Indian economy and the inequality within it?

Dr. Norbert Har…: Yeah, I mean, the Better Than Cash Alliance is not really bragging about having done that. In India, they made it seem like it was an idea of the government, but I’ve just found very many clues that there was tight cooperation and Bill Gates, who is a member of the Better Than Cash Alliance with his foundation together with the government, he really talked about having an alliance with the central bank in India, the Reserve Bank of India which is trying to do away with cash. And there’s various personal relationships like the head of the Bill Gates Foundation in India, he used to be at the central bank, and then got that position at the Gates Foundation. The US government, which is also part of the Better Than Cash Alliance has, basically, gotten Modi to become a member of the Better Than Cash Alliance, and there is a whole number of other links to the US, which make it quite clear that that was done together.

And it was quite an assault on the Indian population because Modi just gave them four hours of warning before most of the money would cease to be usable. It was demonetized, they called it. So, you were not allowed to pay with it anymore, all you could do is taking it to the bank. And so, in a country where 90% of all payments are done in cash there was suddenly no cash anymore. And everybody had to line up at the bank for days instead of working, which is a big hardship for people who live from hand to mouth. And, for weeks and even months, it was very hard to sell anything, or to make any money because nobody had cash to pay you, if you were in the informal sector of the economy. So for the informal sector, which is most of the economy in India, it was very bad, and very many people suffered very badly.

Kim Brown: So, doctor, can you talk to us about how the recent coronavirus pandemic is being used to restrict the use of cash? And some argue that, perhaps, we should be going more digital in the age of this pandemic because it will reduce hand-to-hand transmissions of handing over physical currency to a person, but also currency is crawling with germs, and all kinds of things that could possibly get us sick. So, is this not a good idea to transition away from cash at this particular moment?

Dr. Norbert Har…: I have to say that I can understand with some people who have to work out there they feel uneasy about it, but everybody who’s been looking into it is saying, health experts are saying that it’s not really dangerous. And there’s absolutely no indication that this disease is transmitted via cash, but it’s true that the banks and the financial sector, in general, are really using that argument, and they’re putting it on their web pages, they send out mailings where they suggest that cash is dirty, and that you should go digital. But there’s really no basis for that claim. It’s just something they wanted all along. We’re basically part of that drive to get rid of cash because they don’t like cash, it’s a competitor and it costs them money. They don’t make any money if you pay cash. And so, they don’t like it, so they just use that.

Kim Brown: So, one of the main arguments against abolition of cash is that the digital transactions would leave a trail, a digital trail, an electronic trail, and allow governments and other organizations to surveil us, to keep track on our every movement and every purchase. Now, some people might say that, “I don’t have to hide. Or the government may not find me that interesting, so perhaps they won’t be tracking all of my purchases and all my financial transactions.” What is your response to people who say, or who make those arguments?

Dr. Norbert Har…: There’s two things that need to be said. I mean, first of all, they’re right. Most people are not interesting enough for anybody in power to just look into them, they’ll just tailor their advertisements to them. And that’s not really hurting you, but people don’t understand, generally, is how extensive that tracking is. That everything that you do, everything involves little payments, it involves where you are, often with whom you are, what you’re doing, and that’s hour by hour, day by day. And all of that information goes into your bank account, and is storage there for decades the banks have to store it for a very long time. So, basically, your bank account becomes a [inaudible 00:07:01] of your whole life.

And anytime somebody becomes interested in you, that can be 10 years from now, they can look in and see what you did on any day at any hour that they want to know about, or they have a complete profile. And they might not do that for me, but if I’m one of these people who say, “I don’t care,” I have to be aware that if that happens I’m living in a society where everybody have any power, or any significance is, basically, totally transparent and can be blackmailed by anybody who has the power to look into that. And that’s a lot of people, so everybody can be destroyed, or blackmailed with all that data that’s out there. And that’s just not compatible with democracy and free society.

Kim Brown: And lastly, Dr. Haring, I know that you are involved in a case right now, currently, where you wanted to pay your taxes in cash and, apparently, have been denied from doing so. I understand that the case is ongoing and you’re expecting a hearing in the coming weeks, but could you just summarize why you decided to [inaudible 00:08:18], and why this issue is so important to you?

Dr. Norbert Har…: Well, I care about cash for the reasons that I mentioned, because it’s a guarantor of freedom, and actually it’s in the law. Cash is the legal means of payment, and that means that, especially, the government has to accept it. It’s the government’s money, the bank notes and coins, and they can’t refuse to accept their own money. And that’s in the European Treaty, basically. And in the German laws also. And I just want to draw attention to that, that it’s happening. And I also want to use the fact that it’s in the law to defend my right to use it. And the highest German administrative court, basically, agreed with our line, is that we are right, and it just referred it to the European highest court in order to find out how the German law relates to the European law, and whether anything might change there on the European side. But the ruling in Germany was very favorable.

Kim Brown: All right, well, please keep us updated on the status of your case as, hopefully, you will be victorious in the coming weeks. We’ve been speaking with Dr. Norbert Haring. He’s an economist, a co-founder and co-director of the World Economics Association. He’s also a financial journalist, blogger, and author of popular books. His latest book titled Brave New Money, published 2018, go check it out.

Dr. Haring, thank you so much for joining us. And, again, we hope to hear from you again soon to get updated on what’s going on with your cases. I think this is a very important issue.

Dr. Norbert Har…: Thank you.

Kim Brown: And thank you for watching The Real News network.
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Re: Bill Gates is Seriously Dangerous

Postby Wombaticus Rex » Fri May 22, 2020 9:12 pm

Thank you so much for posting transcripts along with podcast links. I read a lot faster than I listen.
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Postby JackRiddler » Fri May 22, 2020 9:24 pm

Oh yes, generally I prefer the transcript also. I listen while cooking, doing chores or exercises.
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Re: Bill Gates is Seriously Dangerous

Postby Joe Hillshoist » Fri May 22, 2020 10:16 pm

Wombaticus Rex » 23 May 2020 11:12 wrote:Thank you so much for posting transcripts along with podcast links. I read a lot faster than I listen.


I second that. The world is quickly becoming unliterate.
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Re: Bill Gates is Seriously Dangerous

Postby Elvis » Sat May 23, 2020 1:37 am

Sometimes I'll start the audio and read the transcript as it plays, mostly tuning out the audio. That way I get a sense of the voice, tone etc. of each speaker. (E.g. it's more fun to read Michael Hudson when you know how he talks.)

But Bill Gates. Do these guys ever let go of the competitive urge? Is it all they know?
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Re: Bill Gates is Seriously Dangerous

Postby Grizzly » Mon May 25, 2020 1:00 am

If Barthes can forgive me, “What the public wants is the image of passion Justice, not passion Justice itself.”
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