Vice's Motherboard has a great Q&A up with Jonathan Moreno, author of Mind Wars and an expert on the topic of neuroscience in the military. And seeing as how the military is at the forefront of all kinds of crazy neuroscience--drones, implants, the relationships between machines and our own brains--studying the military's efforts gives a kind of sneak peak at what we'll be seeing in the future in the civilian world. We're especially interested in his thoughts on the singularity, which is extra scary as it relates to the military. Check it out here.
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