You can now be identified by your ‘brainprint’ with 100% accuracy


From KurzweilAI

Binghamton University researchers have developed a biometric identification method called Cognitive

(credit: Jonathan Cohen/Binghamton University)

Binghamton University researchers have developed a biometric identification method called Cognitive Event-RElated Biometric REcognition (CEREBRE) for identifying an individual’s unique “brainprint.” They recorded the brain activity of 50 subjects wearing an electroencephalograph (EEG) headset while looking at selected images from a set of 500 images.

The researchers found that participants’ brains reacted uniquely to each image — enough so that a computer system that analyzed the different reactions was able to identify each volunteer’s “brainprint” with 100 percent accuracy.

In their original brainprint study in 2015, published in Neurocomputing (see ‘Brainprints’ could replace passwords), the research team was able to identify one person out of a group of 32 by that person’s responses, with 97 percent accuracy. That study only used words. Switching to images made a huge difference.

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CIA Insider: You Are Under Psychological Attack

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    Alex Jones talks with CIA insider Robert David Steele about how the CIA operates on US soil and how it is warping public opinion.



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Ben Lesser, Holocaust Survivor: “Ask Me Anything”

This is What Government Sponsored Mass Surveillance is Doing to Your Mind

This is What Government Sponsored Mass Surveillance is Doing to Your Mind

Hacker Surveillance Big Brother

by Alex Pietrowski, Staff Waking Times

Big Brother is watching you and he wants you to believe that if you have nothing to hide, then you have nothing to fear.

This is a lie, of course, and as we move deeper into the era of state sponsored technological surveillance, we see more evidence that the loss of privacy and confidence in inter-personal communications istransforming the individual into a compliant, self-policing ward of the state.

In one of the first empirical scientific studies to provide concrete evidence of the ‘chilling effects’ that government surveillance has on internet users, Oxford University professor Jon Penney looked at Wikipedia search data and traffic patterns before and after the 2013 revelations by Edward Snowden regarding widespread NSA surveillance of the internet. The results demonstrated an immediate trend towards self-censorship, as traffic and searches for terms like ‘Al Qaeda,’ ‘car bomb,’ and ‘Taliban’ showed nearly instant and mentionable decline.

The changes were statistically significant enough to indicate that many people automatically alter their own behavior upon realizing that a punitive authoritarian organization is monitoring them for legitimate or perceived wrongdoings.

“If people are spooked or deterred from learning about important policy matters like terrorism and national security, this is a real threat to proper democratic debate.” – Jon Penney

In 2013, the organization Pen America conducted a survey of writers in the United States showing that many were already self-censoring themselves in an increasingly oppressive atmosphere of government surveillance. The fear of being caught up in a dragnet of legal and financial problems was sufficient enough for many to change their tone and content, even though no direct physical threat existed.

“The results of this survey—the beginning of a broader investigation into the harms of surveillance—substantiate PEN’s concerns: writers are not only overwhelmingly worried about government surveillance, but are engaging in self-censorship as a result.” [Source]

Commenting on the effects of authoritarian governments which heavily surveil their citizens, Pen America also notes that, “historically, from writers and intellectuals in the Soviet Bloc, and contemporaneously from writers, thinkers, and artists in China, Iran, and elsewhere—aggressive surveillance regimes limit discourse and distort the flow of information and ideas.” This is without question the intended aim of such programs.

That study also included data which indicated how people curtail their online behavior and interactions with other people out of fear of being persecuted by the nanny state:

“Smaller percentages of those surveyed described already changing their day-to-day behavior: 28 percent said they had “curtailed or avoided activities on social media,” with another 12 percent saying they had seriously considered doing it; similar percentages said they had steered clear of certain topics in phone calls or email (24 percent had done so; 9 percent had seriously considered it).” [Source]

Furthermore, in a 2015 study by the Massachussetts Institute of Technology (MIT) examining how awareness of government surveillance affected people’s use of Google, the world’s most widely used internet search engine, researchers concluded that, “users were less likely to search using search terms that they believed might get them in trouble with the US government.”In general, people’s behavior also changes in ways more favorable to an authoritarian government when surveillance both online and in the real world is as ubiquitous as it already is in American society. The state draws power from a compliant, acquiescent, and self-policing public, and when mass surveillance is applied to the citizenry, with the predictable result of creating a more submissive and conformist citizenry.This idea was effectively brought to life in George Orwell’s classic dystopian novel, 1984, where the primary surveillance device of the individual was the telescreen, a digital device located in every home that could receive and transmit audio and video, giving individuals zero privacy in their own homes. The beauty of omnipotent surveillance such as this was that the government did not even have to actually be monitoring an individual, because the simple fact that they could be listening and watching was enough to frighten a person into voluntary compliance and self-censorship.“There was of course no way of knowing whether you were being watched at any given moment. How often, or on what system, the Thought Police plugged in on any individual wire was guesswork. It was even conceivable that they watched everybody all the time. But at any rate they could plug in your wire whenever they wanted to. You have to live – did live, from habit that became instinct – in the assumption that every sound you made was overheard, and, except in darkness, every movement scrutinized.” – George Orwell, 1984


About the Author

Alex Pietrowski is an artist and writer concerned with preserving good health and the basic freedom to enjoy a healthy lifestyle…

This article (This is What Government Sponsored Mass Surveillance is Doing to Your Mind) was originally created and published by Waking Times and is published here under a Creative Commons license with attribution to Alex Pietrowski and It may be re-posted freely with proper attribution, author bio, and this copyright Statement.

Gospel of a Vegan Jesus Christ

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Gospel of a Vegan Jesus Christ
Thoughts written by Robert Cohen:
“If a group of beings from another planet were to land on Earth – beings who considered themselves as superior to you as you feel yourself to be to other animals – would you concede them the rights over you that you assume over other animals?” – George Bernard Shaw
On Wednesday, March 27, 2013, Dr. Oz explored the diet of Jesus, concluding that Christ ate primarily a plant-based diet. See:
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I’ve often wondered what it would have been like to have lived two thousand years ago and broken bread with Jesus. What a meal that would have been.
Was Jesus a meat eater, or vegetarian? Who would have butchered the chicken or calf? Not me…

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The Defectors – Escapees From North Korea`s Prison Camps

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Thailand experiencing longest heatwave in 65 years


Thailand experiencing longest heatwave in 65 years

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Green For All Movement Calls Upon Those Responsible For The #FlintWaterCrisis To Pay For What They Broke — News One

Your browser does not support iframes. The fight for clean water in Flint is far from over. A grassroots organization called Green For All is leading an effort to bring clean water to the poisoned city, hold government officials in Michigan accountable for their involvement in the water crisis, and is pushing back against environmental racism. They are also…

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Shocking moment police officer brutally attacks woman


Shocking moment police officer brutally attacks woman

Shocking moment Florida police officer repeatedly punches handcuffed woman in the chest – as other cops just stand and watch

  • Akinyemi Borisade, 26, has been fired after attack on Mayra Martinez, 31
  • Police attempted to arrest Martinez after she quit her job in a bar
  • Borisade has also been charged with battery after the incident
  • Corrections officers who witnessed incident reported it to supervisors  VIDEO

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