Day: February 9, 2007

Interrogating Calculating Minds

Yet another story from the New Scientist – this time showing how it’s possible to use brain scans to predict what people are thinking of doing. Ethical concerns have been raised in relation to using the procedure as an interrogation…

Branson

A clear example of how corporate “externalities” can become globally-shared “internalities” – Richard Branson sponsors a $25 million prize aimed at developing systems to remove greenhouse gases from the atmosphere. Where there are brains, there are ways.