Skip to comments.The anti-drone hoodie that helps you beat Big Brother's spy in the sky
Posted on 04/01/2013 5:32:15 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
I am wearing a silver hoodie that stops just below the nipples. Or, if you prefer, a baggy crop-top with a hood. The piece this is fashion, so it has to be a "piece" is one of a kind, a prototype. It has wide square shoulders and an overzealous zip that does up right to the tip of my nose.
It does not, it's fair to say, make its wearer look especially cool. But that's not really what this hoodie is about. It has been designed to hide me from the thermal imaging systems of unmanned aerial surveillance vehicles drones. And, as far as I can tell, it's working well.
"It's what I call anti-drone," explains designer Adam Harvey. "That's the sentiment. The material in the anti-drone clothing is made of silver, which is reflective to heat and makes the wearer invisible to thermal imaging."
The "anti-drone hoodie" was the central attraction of Harvey's Stealth Wear exhibition, which opened in central London in January, billed as a showcase for "counter-surveillance fashions". It is a field Harvey has been pioneering for three years now, making headlines in the tech community along the way.
It began in 2010 with Camoflash, an anti-paparazzi handbag that responds to the unwanted camera flashes with a counter-flash of its own, replacing the photograph's intended subject with a fuzzy orb of bright white light.
Then came his thesis project CV Dazzle, a mix of bold makeup and hairstyling based on military camouflage techniques....
(Excerpt) Read more at guardian.co.uk ...
A tin foil hat would function the same way, and not involve one’s nipples.
Right. No titillation in a tin foil hat.
Now why can’t I get the picture of Josephine Baker speaking like John Wayne OUT OF MY SKULLLLL???
I need to go make that donation while there's still money in
We need to order these hoodies, Dad!
A $55,000 missile sends a very loud message.
They’re betting they won’t have to repeat themselves much.
On the wimmins up 'ere inna hills that'd be a silver jackit just around waist-lenth.
How’d that work out in Afghanistan, Iraq, Iran, Pakistan, the Sudan, Mindinao, Narco-Mexico, etc., etc?
Doesn’t work so well in cultures where lifespans are presumed short. Might as well go out with a bang...
“Lots of people here throw around the term Hellfire as if the federal government has an endless supply of those $55,000 missiles. They do not. They do not have enough missiles of any kind to take out 1% of the people that would be in rebellion against them should it come to that”
That’s true I guess. As long as one of the “not so many” aren’t aimed at you. Shoot, if they start to run out then that would just give’em and excuse to raise my taxes. In which case the next one could be for me. How much does one of those “dumb bombs” cost? I mean, you gotta sleep sometime. With bomb sights what they are now, I’m pretty sure they could hit my big ole’ house. Or, how about one of those cheap little rockets that those Apaches carry? That’ll surely do the job on little ole’ me. Or you.
Yep, no need to get all hot and bothered about those high dollar Hellfires. Although, you might become known by the class of weapon that takes you out. Kinda like “You know, I thought Dave was a good guy. But he was taken out by a little ole’ m-60. Now Joe, He was taken out by a Hellfire!!! What a guy.”
(”The Second Amendment has no limits on firepower”-NY State Senator Marchione.)
Was Marchione defending the 2nd or was he arguing for gun control? Cause, either way, he’s right. We need to have all gun control repealed.
Shoot, you could just make Murder illegal. Oh. Wait..........
One thing I hate about FR is other people stealing my witty ideas before I even have the chance to post them. :-)
Not only does the sombrero hide the face, the federales are also well trained to immediately look the other way.
he`s a SHE
“Tinfoil works much better.”
That is a myth. Tinfoil acts as an antenna for the mind-control device that Big Brother implanted in your brain while you slept.
It is a myth that Big Brother implants implants.
Aliens implant implants.
It’s not about any rebellion, it’s about them being used as yet another surveillance tool for the police state. Also, drones could be equipped with all sorts of things that are a lot cheaper than hellfires, such as tear gas, machineguns, or perhaps a nice canister of nerve gas to drop on a crowd of dissidents.
I have that same book.....”101 Uses for a Jiffy Pop Container”.
Looks like a dipsh!t.
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