Happy 21st Century! - antipope

Charlie Stross

Forget barbed wire, concentration camps, gas chambers and gallows, and Hugo Boss uniforms. That’s the 20th century pattern of centralized, industrialized genocide. In the 21st century deep-learning mediated AI era, we have the tools to inflict agile, decentralized genocide as a cloud service on our victims.

Good grief, how depressing. Not necessarily because of what he says, but because of how true it rings.