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Demand Action! The Ethical and Legal Implications of the Brain-Computer Interface

I've written about ethical, legal, and accessibility considerations for the brain-computer interface (BCI) many times before, but it bears repeating after stumbling into this article from Calcalistech that treats just that. Over the course of this article, a number of excellent questions are raised regarding topics ranging from the militarization of BCI technology, brain hacking… Continue reading Demand Action! The Ethical and Legal Implications of the Brain-Computer Interface

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Character Reveal: Here’s Meredith!

Ooh, look, this character has a dog! He goes by Woodward. Woodward is a good boy. The goodest boy, some might say. Oh, but I suppose you want to know a bit about this character, too. Well, as the artwork and ensuing caption suggest, Meredith is a journalist who, after securing an extraordinary scoop from… Continue reading Character Reveal: Here’s Meredith!

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Where the Boundaries Blur: Technology and Politics

With major social media and technology magnates recently appearing before the United States Senate Intelligence Committee (with Google the notable exception), it would seem that 2018 is the year politicos have reached the peak of their interest in the world of tech---aside from when they're starved for campaign contributions, that is. What with the necessity of protection… Continue reading Where the Boundaries Blur: Technology and Politics

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EMPATHY and the Truth

Though the EMPATHY series ultimately revolves around its namesake technology, science fiction is but one genre beneath the broader umbrella category of speculative fiction, a sort of catch-all explained well by literary agents Laura Zats and Erik Hane in this episode of the Print Run Podcast. Given that this particular series takes place on a… Continue reading EMPATHY and the Truth