Johanna Faust, a mixed race Jew, prefers to publish pseudonymously. She is committed: to preventing war, ecological disaster, and nuclear apocalypse; to keeping information available and free; and to not only fighting for personal privacy, but, by representing herself as a soldier in that fight, to exhorting others to do the same. All these efforts find representation on her blog "ah, Mephistophelis," so named after the last line of Chirstopher Marlowe's in his famous Dr. Faustus, which, as some would have it, successfully flouted the censor for a time. A female Faust, she is a poet, always.

Micro Drones: If You See Something, Say Something (VIDEO)

...or shoot,  er, film something....

Of the four Industry-tested, Military-approved promotional videos hyperlinked at the title source, I find the third one scariest.

As you watch, try to keep a few questions in your mind. Who are these people - how would you describe them if you met at the corner store? What exactly are they doing?   Where does it look to be taking place?  Will you be able to tell when you are being targeted?  How? Pay attention to the implied answers to these questions: as they atttempt to remain unasked..  

Army's Mini-Drone Swarm                                                                            

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 Be seeing you.

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