- Righting wrongs (Peter Singer)
Sixty years after the universal declaration of human rights was adopted by the UN, attitudes, at least, have change dramatically.
- Idea Lab - Memory (New York Times)
How much would you pay to have a small memory chip implanted in your brain if that chip would double the capacity of your short-term memory? Or guarantee that you would never again forget a face or a name?
- Google Maps Predicts Traffic Conditions for Your Travel Time (LifeHacker)
Hot on the heels of Windows Live Maps' traffic-based directions, Google Maps unleashes its own traffic predictions.
- The new oases (Economist.com)
The fact that people are no longer tied to specific places for functions such as studying or learning means that there is "a huge drop in demand for traditional, private, enclosed spaces."