Science


Posts filtered by tags: War Crimes[x]


 

New Feature Lets Uber Black Car Riders Tell Their Filthy Pleb Drivers to Shut the Fuck Up

Uber has announced a new feature that will allow some riders to properly express their disgust for their filthy, lower class drivers—all with the simple touch of a button. Read more...
Tags: Uber, Science, War Crimes, Travis Kalanick, Class War, Garrett Camp, Our Garbage Uber, Shut The Fuck Up, Aydin Ghajar


Report: Accused Somali War Criminal Living in the U.S. Drove for Uber and Lyft

Former Somali military commander and accused war criminal Yusuf Abdi Ali has been facing a over allegations of “gross human rights abuses” in the separatist region of Somaliland in the 1970s and 1980s, during the reign of U.S.-backed dictator Siad Barre. He was also a driver for Uber and Lyft…Read more...
Tags: Lyft, Uber, Apps, Science, Technology, Crime, War Crimes, Courts, Somalia, Ridesharing, Checkr, Background Checks, Somaliland, Siad Barre, Yusuf Abdi Ali, U S Drove for Uber


Report: Accused Somali War Criminal Living in the US Drove for Uber and Lyft

Former Somali military commander and accused war criminal Yusuf Abdi Ali has been facing a over allegations of “gross human rights abuses” in the separatist region of Somaliland in the 1970s and 1980s, during the reign of U.S.-backed dictator Siad Barre. He was also a driver for Uber and Lyft…Read more...
Tags: Lyft, Uber, Apps, Science, Technology, Crime, War Crimes, Courts, Somalia, Ridesharing, Checkr, Background Checks, Somaliland, Siad Barre, Yusuf Abdi Ali, US Drove for Uber


Hundreds of Artifacts from Notorious Nazi Massacre Uncovered in German Forest

Archaeologists in Germany have unearthed some 400 artifacts dating back to a Nazi massacre in which hundreds of forced laborers were executed during the closing phases of World War II.Read more...
Tags: Science, Germany, Nazis, History, World War 2, War Crimes, World War Ii, German Forest


Use of 'killer robots' in wars would breach law, say campaigners

Calls grow for ban on fully autonomous weapons, following NGO coalition report The use of fully autonomous weapons in a theatre of war would breach international law, campaigners and experts say, as longstanding calls for a ban on “killer robots” intensify.These AI-powered guns, planes, ships and tanks could fight future wars without being subject to any human control, as high-tech nations step up investment in the weapons and inch towards full autonomy. Continue reading...
Tags: Science, Technology, Law, World news, Robots, Computing, War Crimes, Weapons technology, Artificial intelligence (AI


Drone Footage Shows New Destruction at the Syrian World Heritage Site of Palmyra

As if the nearly six-year civil war in Syria couldn’t get any worse, it appears that militants with the so-called Islamic State have inflicted further damage to the ancient Roman-era site of Palmyra. Read more...
Tags: Science, Islamic State, Russia, Syria, Drones, War Crimes, Archaeology, Palmyra, World Heritage Sites, Drone Footage, Syrian Civil War, Palmyra Read


The coming fight over "nonlethal neuroweapons"

The Chemical Weapons Convention has a giant loophole in that it allows for the stockpiling and use of chemical agents in law-enforcement; with the Eighth Review Conference of the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention (BTWC) coming up next month, there's an urgent question about whether "neuroweapons" (chemical agents intended to pacify or disperse people) will become tools of law-enforcement and "defensive warfare." (more…)
Tags: Health, Post, Science, Human Rights, News, Police, Neuroscience, War, War Crimes, Piketty, Lawful Interception, Carceral State, Chemical Weapons



Filters
March - 2019
MoTuWeThFrSaSu
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
April - 2019
MoTuWeThFrSaSu
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930     
May - 2019
MoTuWeThFrSaSu
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031