Guccifer’s warning against the electronic apocalypse and rise of the machines…

Below is the Guccifer 2.0 transcript provided to Forbes. It will most likely be removed from the web, or hidden behind a paywall. I am preserving it here.

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Hello everyone. This is Guccifer 2.0. I’m sure you know me because my name is in the conference program list. As I see it, this is the place to discuss cyber security and cyber threats. And may be to propose some solutions.

Let’s figure out who poses the real threat to begin with. Cyber security firms are quick to blame hackers for their activity. Yeah, they cause a lot of troubles for business and politics.

But, who poses a real cyber threat? What do you think? Is it Guccifer? Or Snowden? Or Assange? Or Lazar?

No.

It seems obvious. It’s plain as day you would say. But still my answer is no.

Large IT companies pose a real cyber threat nowadays. You may perfectly know some of them or may not. But their responsibility for the future of our world is growing from day to day. And I will explain to you why.

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Finally, a story about middle management being replaced by robots…

“So, the first wave of fast food robots did not replace all of the burger flipping employees as everyone had expected. The robots replaced middle management and significantly improved the performance of minimum wage employees. All of the other fast food chains watched the Burger-G experiment with Manna closely, and they started installing Manna systems as well. Soon, nearly every business in America that had a significant pool of minimum-wage employees was installing Manna software or something similar. They had to do it in order to compete. ”

Manna: Two Views of Humanity’s Future

The 4th Industrial Revolution

Steam Engine

“The First Industrial Revolution used water and steam power to mechanize production. The Second used electric power to create mass production. The Third used electronics and information technology to automate production. Now a Fourth Industrial Revolution is building on the Third, the digital revolution that has been occurring since the middle of the last century. It is characterized by a fusion of technologies that is blurring the lines between the physical, digital, and biological spheres.

The Fourth Industrial Revolution: what it means, how to respond