Month: November 2018

zerohedge November 1, 2018

Via GEFIRA, The conflict over gas in the eastern Mediterranean is intensifying. In February, the first case of intervention by the Turkish navy took place in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of Cyprus. Last month, two more flashpoints have appeared. The dispute concerns gas blocks, i.e. areas into which waters around Cyprus have been divided. […]

zerohedge November 1, 2018

Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com, Russia has vowed that they “will act” should Ukraine or Georgia join NATO. Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu voiced his concern over what he described as the “militarization of the European continent,” by promising action instead of empty rhetoric. This statement by Shoigu appears to be a sign of the country’s […]

zerohedge November 1, 2018

The rise of the machines has well and truly started. Data from the International Federation of Robotics reveals that the pace of industrial automation is accelerating across much of the developed world with 66 installed industrial robots per 10,000 employees globally in 2015. A year later, as Statista’s Niall McCarthy notes, that increased to 74. Europe has a […]

zerohedge November 1, 2018

Authored by Alastair Crooke via The Strategic Culture Foundation, “It has taken the US military/security complex 31 years to get rid of President Reagan’s last nuclear disarmament achievement – the INF Treaty, that President Reagan and Soviet President Gorbachev achieved in 1987”, writes Reagan’s former Assistant Treasury Secretary: “Behind the scenes, I had some role […]

zerohedge November 1, 2018

It’s not just burger flipping and banking; artificial intelligence (AI) is now coming for lawyers. In a landmark study reported by Hackernoon, 20 corporate attorneys specializing in corporate law and contract review were pitted against an AI in a contest to spot mistakes in five Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs) – a commonly used legal document meant to keep people […]

zerohedge November 1, 2018

Authored by Jeff Thomas via InternationalMan.com, As Ludwig von Mises correctly stated, in a free state, no one is forced to remain within the state. Anyone who seeks to emigrate is free to do so. This is, in fact, one of the primary tenets of liberty – if you don’t like it, you can leave. […]

zerohedge November 1, 2018

A combination of rapid mortgage rate increases and decreased affordability, San Diego County home sales collapsed 17.5% to the lowest level in 11 years last month, in the first meaningful sign that one of the country’s hottest real estate markets could be at a turning point, real estate tracker CoreLogic reported Tuesday. In September, 2,942 […]