Radar Blips – August 8th

Posted: August 8, 2010 in 2010, Articles

Get Creative: 7 More Psychological Techniques

Persuasion: The Third-Person Effect – Why people think they are less influenced than others by adverts and persuasive messages

Gold Coin Sellers Angered by New Tax Law – Amendment Slipped Into Health Care Legislation Would Track, Tax Coin and Bullion Transactions

Mirroring Bush-era police state, Obama supports DNA sampling of public when arrested

The Fall of Charlie Rangel

Software for Pentagon Costs Americans Tens of Billions of Dollars Per Year, Winds Up Being Owned by Corporations

The Truth About Google, Verizon and Net Neutrality

HP Labs imagines your PC watching you

Schmidt: Society not ready for technology

US Government File Spying Series

The Web’s New Gold Mine: Your Secrets

TARP vs. Embezzlement: Steal a Little and They Throw You in Jail, Steal a Lot & They Make You King

Carrier unlock for iPhone 4 released

Google: 129 Million Different Books Have Been Published

Food stamp use hit record 40.8m in May

Is Project Vigilant a Fraud?

PhishMongers Stealth Web Bot Unleashed

Certified Lies: Big Brother In Your Browser

Cancer cells feed on fructose, study finds

The Psychopharmaceutical Industrial Complex

Stealthy Government Contractor Monitors U.S. Internet Providers, Worked With Wikileaks Informant

Brazil’s Omo Uses GPS to Follow Consumers Home

Are Marketers Really Spying On You Online?

Personal Details Exposed Via Biggest U.S. Websites

Stalkers Exploit Cellphone GPS

3 Universal Goals to Influence People

Brian Doherty on Whether Libertarians Belong At Sea

Open Science Summit

  1. Mike4freedom says:

    Great work as usual, thanks for sharing all these topics with us. Here’s a little something that might interest you and your readers…

    ”Neurochip Technology Developed: Advances to Further Brain Research of Diseases Such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s

    ScienceDaily (Aug. 10, 2010) — The University of Calgary, Faculty of Medicine scientists who proved it is possible to cultivate a network of brain cells that reconnect on a silicon chip — or the brain on a microchip — have been involved in the development of new technology that monitors brain cell activity at a resolution never achieved before.”

  2. ignoranceisntbliss says:

    Thanks. I missed that one. Haven’t posted any crazy neuro wetware tech in a good while.

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