- A Non-Half-Assed Response to "One Half a Manifesto" (Accelerating Future - Michael Anissimov )
Well, it has been seven and a half years since Jaron Lanier's "One Half of a Manifesto", but I thought, why not respond to it right this very second?
- Looking at Tech Sideways (Grinding)
Here's the thing — and stop me if you've heard this one before — there is no difference between people and the technologies they use.
- Ontario takes lead in global genetic war with cancer (globeandmail)
Ten countries to join in research project to detect and defeat the mutations that drive 50 different malignancies.
- 'Technology Is at the Center' (Reason Online - Ronald Bailey)
Entrepreneur and philanthropist Peter Thiel on liberty and scientific progress.
- The Data Is In: Brain Implants Can Make You Happy (io9)
Devices like this Soletra brain implant deliver electrical impulses to a targeted brain region, essentially creating artificial activity in an area that the brain won't activate on its own.