Right out of a dystopian nightmare comes a dark science fiction idea with the likelihood to become a reality by 2020. With a population well over 1 billion, China plans to introduce a social credit system (SCS) that will give each citizen a score based on behavior and lifestyle.
As reported by International Business Times, China’s SCS will develop a score for each person based on several characteristics like bill paying, spending habits, and even type of friends and associates.
Black Mirror, the popular Netflix series taking our worst dystopian nightmares and turning them into scenarios that feel way too close to home, never seems to feel too far-fetched in our increasingly complicated world. The show has ...
China has detailed plans for the world’s largest emissions trading system covering more than 1,700 power companies and 3 billion tonnes in total greenhouse gas emissions.
The population of China is expected to surpass 1.4 billion by 2020, a draft five-year plan on socio-economic development, presented at the opening of the annual National People’s Congress (NPC) session on Saturday, says.
The terrifying dystopian vision described by science fiction writer Aldous Huxley is not a description of the totalitarian states of the 20th century, but a creeping reflection of today's reality, says Russian journalist Konstantin ...