This Week in the Future, October 3-7

This week’s Baarbarian illustration is a tribute to the memory of Apple’s visionary Steve Jobs. In other news, we’ve found the fold in the brain that distinguishes imagination and reality, and Apple’s Siri voice command application has an older cousin in the military.

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