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February 22, 2017

Neuroscientists Just Gave Lazy Humans a Free Pass

Inverse – Authority figures may chalk our lethargy to lack of self-discipline, but new research suggests that we’re just being our true selves: Choosing the path of least resistance, scientists argue, is hard-wired into our brains.

February 22, 2017

Opinion: Drivers Wanted

MIT Technology Review – Imagine driving down the interstate past an 80,000-pound, autonomous tractor-trailer. Tech companies envision a future in which thousands of such vehicles would navigate our roadways. Most people don’t welcome this scenario, nor should they.

February 22, 2017

The next big thing: Drones supplying U.S. troops

USA TODAY – The military calls it a “pilot in a box.” It will allow Marines to convert manned helicopters, including Vietnam-era Hueys, into remote-controlled aircraft that can deliver supplies to dangerous places without putting pilots in harms way.