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IBM and the Bomb: Series Index (on 75th Anniversary of Atomic Bombs Being Dropped on Civilians)

Made by IBM, proudly?

IBM in Manhattan Project Figuring out to wipe out entire cities with the 'magic' of maths



IBM in Los Alamos
Simulating maximisation of death



Summary: Today seems an apt time to remind readers that IBM participated in the creation of the only bombs ever to be dropped in a war (not tests) and this tradition carries on because IBM is still profiting from it, to this very day (countless billions made by IBM during the Cold War too)

In the summer of 1945 two bombs were dropped on Japan, wiping out a large number of civilians for no good reason, contrary to what the US government with help from Hollywood is trying to tell us. "August 6 is the 75th anniversary of the only time any nation in the world dropped an atomic bomb on people," this new article points out. It will happen again and it's only a matter of time (it nearly happened dozens of times since then, based on declassified documents). With the whole "Ethics" movement gaining momentum (focusing on changing and banning words rather than tackling the real issues), how about we recall the way IBM became so rich and powerful, having participated in countless atrocious projects funded by the taxpayers, including eugenics? As the above articles remind us, IBM has profited from nukes for about 80 years. That never stopped and it's only a matter of time before more of these nukes are dropped or detonated, either intentionally or by accident.



Prior parts in this series:



With memories from Japan aired throughout the week it seems like a good time to wrap up this piece and remind IBM's CEO that stopping participation in face surveillance is merely a small step; ceasing to participate in the 'Manhattan Projects' of today and tomorrow is another. Since those are a big "cash cow" of IBM, it's unlikely to happen. It's a lot easier (and cheaper) to just drop a few words.

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