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How Uber And Other Digital Platforms Could Trick Us Using Behavioral Science – Unless We Act Fast
2019-06-03

Uber's value is more than $80 billion, yet the data it collects on its users may be worth even more – and creates the potential for dangerous manipulat... Read more

U.S. Believe Russia Conducted Low-Yield Nuclear Test
2019-05-31

U.S. officials suspect Russia of conducting unsanctioned low-yield nuclear tests.... Read more

The Three Things Every Good Man Wants to Do for Women
2019-05-31

Would we see women who are less stressed if they stepped back and allowed men to take more of a pursuer, protector, and provider role in their lives?... Read more

Doping Soldiers So They Fight Better – Is It Ethical?
2019-05-31

The military is constantly using technology to build better ships, warplanes, guns and armor. Shouldn’t it also use drugs to build better soldiers?... Read more

Today’s Schools Are Yesterday’s Streetcars: How Technology Will Transform Education
2019-05-31

Like the streetcar and horse-and-buggy, institutional schooling will become a cultural relic, a quaint reminder of yesteryear.... Read more

Two Reasons Why Socialism Repeatedly Fails
2019-05-30

Socialism will always encounter two massive problems after regimes attempt to implement it...... Read more

Rent Control Did to Vietnam What US Bombers Couldn't
2019-05-28

In many cases rent control appears to be the most efficient technique presently known to destroy a city—except for bombing.... Read more

The ‘American Taliban’ Is Freed From Prison
2019-05-23

The man known as the ‘American Talibam’ is released from prison after serving 17 years.... Read more

What Would It Mean for AI to Become Conscious?
2019-05-22

“By 2029, computers will have emotional intelligence and be as convincing as people.”... Read more

Should Police Be Able to Use Facial Recognition Technology?
2019-05-22

All over the world, private businesses, law enforcement agencies, and national governments are using facial recognition systems.... Read more

Winning the Culture War One Avocado Skirmish at a Time
2019-05-22

Tens of thousands, hundreds of thousands, of “avocado” skirmishes, and we might just win ourselves a culture war.... Read more

Europe’s Most Pro-Gun Nation Just Voted for More Gun Control
2019-05-21

Under pressure from the European Union, Swiss voters on Sunday agreed to new gun regulations.... Read more

Statistical Disparities Among Groups Are Not Proof of Discrimination
2019-05-21

To cling to a narrative that asserts racial discrimination as the only cause of statistical disparities turns a blind eye to reality and leads to harmf... Read more

Brain Scans Help Shed Light on the PTSD Brain, but Cannot diagnose PTSD
2019-05-21

PTSD is a clinical condition due to exposure to extreme traumatic experiences or situations that are threatening to the integrity of a person.... Read more

Kirsten Gillibrand Claims Illegals Should be Released 'Into our Community'
2019-05-20

2020 Democratic candidate Kirsten Gillibrand believes illegals shouldn’t be arrested, but instead released into our communities. ... Read more

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