“Most important of all, though, the technology is becoming intelligent.”Arthur Holland Michel, Eyes in the Sky
Title: Eyes In The Sky: The Secret Rise of Gorgon Stare and How It Will Watch Us All
Author: Arthur Holland Michel
Genres: Non-fiction, Science, Technology, Politics
Length: 9 hrs, 2 mins (Audiobook)
Published: June 18th, 2019
My Rating: ★★★¾
Read: 10/9/2023 – 10/11/2023
A few years ago I read a book that discussed aerial surveillance. I eventually started looking for a book that discussed it at length. Eyes in the Sky was an interesting, albeit unsettling, find.
The book suggests the unbelievable technological advancements that have allowed the Pentagon to invent a powerful aerial surveillance system. It remains on the technology more than the people involved, keeping the material to the point.
Scary stuff to think about. I don’t know how much of this book is solid fact given the amount of gaps missing in the text, but I absolutely believe that there is constant surveillance happening. Nonetheless, it gave me something to think about. I do wish the writing had been more engaging.
Likes & Dislikes:
What I liked:
- Good descriptions of what the technology can do.
- Well organized.
What I didn’t like:
- Didn’t cite many sources.
- Not engaging.
This book definitely made me want to start carrying an umbrella everywhere…