Sure, the images may be fake. But as a thought experiment, lets pretend its legit. All that collection will be great, but without a way to not just collate them, but make them meaningful, it runs the risk of becoming data clutter. There are already devices that can collect the data referenced in these imageseven the hard-to-find stuff.
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Health conspiracy theories are widely believed
A new survey shows many adults believe in conspiracy theories involving vaccines, cellphones, cancer cures and other medical issues. (Photo: Matt Rourke, AP) SHARE 9710 CONNECT 304 TWEET 178 COMMENTEMAILMORE Nearly half of American adults believe the federal government, corporations or both are involved in at least one conspiracy to cover up health information, a new survey finds. Conspiracy theories on everything from cancer cures to cellphones to vaccines are well known and accepted by sizable segments of the population, according to a research letter published this week in JAMA Internal Medicine . The findings reflect "a very low level of trust" in government and business, especially in pharmaceutical companies, says study co-author Eric Oliver, a professor of political science at the University of Chicago. They also reflect a human tendency to explain the unknown as the work of "malevolent forces," he says. The online survey of 1,351 adults found: 37% agree the Food and Drug Administration is keeping "natural cures for cancer and other diseases" away from the public because of "pressure from drug companies." 20% believe health officials are hiding evidence that cellphones cause cancer. 20% believe doctors and health officials push child vaccines even though they "know these vaccines cause autism and other psychological disorders." Smaller numbers endorse theories involving fluoride, genetically modified foods and the deliberate infection of African Americans with HIV.