Author Archives: wrenchinthegears

Soulbound Tokens, Trust Networks, and California’s Big Test

The WHO pandemic treaty of is grave concern and key to pushing us into the Metaverse through compulsory digital identity. In my opinion, however, the World Economic Forum, with its over-the-top villainous caricatures, is meant to keep the resisting public’s eyes trained on Davos thus providing cover for smaller, more nimble organizations, such as the […]

What Does Twitter Have To Do With Cybernetic Ethics And Moral Capitalism?

I prepared the following webinar as a response to narratives being spun around Elon Musk’s acquisition of Twitter. Now that it’s done, with a good spit and polish by Jason, I believe it may be one of the more important presentations we’ve put together. This talk offers insight into the philosophical and technical underpinnings of […]

Scrappy Moms Against The World Brain Sometimes Stand Alone

Featured photo: Alison McDowell next to Ben Franklin, Craftsman at his printing press, sculpture donated to the City of Philadelphia by the Pennsylvania Freemasons. Masonic Hall and Philadelphia City Hall in the background. We imprint reality through our intentions.  It’s a few days before Mother’s Day, and I find myself alienated from the two people […]

Eugenics, Black Women, and the World Brain Matrix

In 2018, David Roux, founder of Silver Lake Partners and trustee of Jackson Laboratory, delivered a speech at the University of New England in which he predicted a future where managed human breeding would be carried out through the normalized use of genomic medicine at scale. The title of his presentation was “Social Trauma: Technology […]

Conditional Cash Transfers – Mexican Testbed For Behavioral Scrip / Impact Investing

As much as people today are discussing digital currency linked to carbon allowances, few seem interested in zooming out to examine the origins of assistance-based social engineering. This is a shame, because tens of millions of families in over 70 countries are now controlled through conditional cash transfers. Mexico was a testbed for programmable money […]

Peter Thiel and Why the Global Brain Needs to Onboard Conservatives

Jason just posted our final Colorado site visit on my Youtube channel. We filmed an informal presentation outside the state capitol building in which I outline the “game” of poverty management and pay for success “human capital” finance as it relates to state-level developments in government-issued digital identity, tokenized behavioral compliance, global education trends, and […]

Site Visit to Palantir’s New Denver Headquarters

Last November the Denver Business Journal featured an interview with Palantir leadership discussing their decision to leave the Bay Area and relocate to a community of “critical thinkers” that “accepts the company’s broad range of initiatives.”  I’ve written extensively on the topic of data surveillance of poor and vulnerable communities in the past. Below are […]

Guest Post: Our Acton Academy Experience – Surveillance, Incentives, Behaviorism, Freedom Levels, and EdTech

The guest post that follows was written by a mother of children who were enrolled with Acton Academy. Below is a video of a site visit Jason and I filmed near The Slope School in Provo, Utah. The school, an Acton Academy affiliate, was founded by Matthew Clayton, who studied under the late Clayton “disruptive […]