January 4, 2005

Links for today

Human Performance Enhancement in 2032: A Scenario for Military Planners
Futurist John Smart looks at the way human performance enhancement is likely to be viewed by army planners 30 years hence, and explores some of the military implications of accelerating information technologies, specifically the linguistic user interface, personality capture and the valuecosm.

Life Interupted
Plugged into it all, we're stressed to distraction.

Higher States of Consciousness
Can we tweak our brains to achieve altered conscious and emotional states?

What Do You Believe Is True Even Though You Cannot Prove it?
This year's Edge.org question asks a number of prominent thinkers
to guess the truth before they have either the evidence or the arguments to prove it.

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