Monthly Archive: March 2010

Repo Men’s Reactionary Message: The Enhanced Life is Not Worth Living 13

Repo Men’s Reactionary Message: The Enhanced Life is Not Worth Living

Repo Men is not a particularly good film and the premise is preposterous: The Union is the (sole) proprietor of life saving artificial organs (artiforges) that cost an exorbitant amount of money (which is not covered by insurance and must be financed through The Union)…

Does This Headline Know You’re Reading It? 32

Does This Headline Know You’re Reading It?

Ralf Biedert and colleagues at the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) are using eye-trackers from Tobii Technology of Sweden along with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to create a reading enhancement technology called Text 2.0.

Nano Probe Is Golden 9

Nano Probe Is Golden

Dr. Chad Mirkin has a singularly impressive résumé — he is the director of the International Institute for Nanotechnology, and serves as a professor of chemistry, medicine, biomedical engineering, materials science engineering, and chemical and biological engineering at Northwestern University.