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Owner of (partial or full, past or present) Broadcasting & Cable Source Aug 20, 2005
Status/Name Change from Cahners Organization Aug 20, 2005
Owner of (partial or full, past or present) New Scientist Source Oct 29, 2003
Owner of (partial or full, past or present) Publishers Weekly Source
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Articles and Resources

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Dec 04, 2009 The electronic fink that will squeal if you drink

QUOTE: in the not-too-distant future, could you find yourself wearing such a device if you misbehave after having a few too many? Is this the first step towards a Big Brother age even more intrusive than that envisaged by George Orwell, where the authorities are automatically alerted whenever you consume any substance deemed undesirable? And is this kind of monitoring reliable?

New Scientist
Oct 28, 2009 Probably guilty: Bad mathematics means rough justice

QUOTE: probabilistic pitfalls are not limited to crime fiction. "Statistical errors happen astonishingly often," says Ray Hill, a mathematician at the University of Salford, UK, who has given evidence in several high-profile criminal cases. "I'm always finding examples that go unnoticed in evidence statements."

New Scientist
Oct 22, 2009 To protect your privacy, hand over your data

QUOTE: [some experts believe] our digital identities will be more secure if they rest on reams of data on our everyday life culled from cellphones, online transactions and the like.

New Scientist
Oct 14, 2009 The pocket spy: Will your smartphone rat you out?

QUOTE: According to the UK government's Design and Technology Alliance Against Crime (DTAAC), 80 per cent of us carry information on our handsets that could be used to commit fraud... I thought my Nokia N96 would hold few surprises, though, since I had only been using it for a few weeks when I submitted it to DiskLabs. Yet their analysts proved me wrong.

New Scientist
Oct 07, 2009 Personal genomics firms must come clean

QUOTE: Companies that offer analyses of future health risks based on basic genetic tests should be more transparent about the limitations of their predictions, says genomics pioneer Craig Venter.

New Scientist
Oct 05, 2009 Virtual world disputes heading for real courtrooms

QUOTE: Just as the digital revolution has facilitated piracy and copyright theft in other spheres, those who make a living running businesses in Second Life have seen their profits eroded by users who have found ways to copy their intellectual property (IP).

New Scientist
Sep 30, 2009 Portable pain weapon may end up in police hands

QUOTE: THE Pentagon's efforts to develop a beam weapon that can deter an adversary by causing a burning sensation on their skin has taken a step forward with the development of a small, potentially hand-held, version. The weapon, which is claimed to cause no permanent harm, could also end up being used by police to control civilians.

New Scientist
Sep 17, 2009 Break promises if you like but treat your workers well

QUOTE: Workers don't care so much about whether their employers deliver on specific promises, according to the latest research in organisational psychology. What matters most are the rewards and opportunities they end up getting...

New Scientist
Sep 02, 2009 Pain-free animals could take suffering out of farming

QUOTE: might "pain-free" be the next sticker slapped onto a rump roast? As unlikely as that may seem, progress in neuroscience and genetics in recent years makes it a very real possibility. In fact, according to one philosopher, we have an ethical duty to consider the option.

New Scientist
Aug 29, 2009 Long-range Taser reignites safety debate

QUOTE: THE manufacturer of the Taser stun gun is sparking new controversy with the commercial launch of a long-range version that can be fired from a 12-bore shotgun.

New Scientist
Aug 21, 2009 Worldwide battle rages for control of the internet

QUOTE: By reinforcing their efforts to monitor activity online, they [governments] hope to deprive dissenters of information and the ability to communicate.

New Scientist
Aug 19, 2009 Writing style fingerprint tool easily fooled

QUOTE: Historians, literary detectives and even courts of law rely on methods that identify the author of a text by their writing style. But a new study suggests that some of these so-called stylometry techniques are easily fooled...

New Scientist
Aug 03, 2009 'Guerrilla' stem cell clinic raided by police

QUOTE: Stem cell tourism – patients paying for treatment at illegal "guerrilla" clinics – continues to be a lucrative racket.

New Scientist
Jul 29, 2009 Should you trust health advice from the web?

QUOTE: a growing body of evidence suggests that much online health information is unreliable.

New Scientist
Jul 28, 2009 Perils of the professional lab rat

QUOTE: Now some health researchers and bioethicists are expressing concern at the way socially and financially vulnerable people are being drawn to careers... as guinea pigs in phase I clinical trials.

New Scientist
Jul 07, 2009 When advertising meets surveillance (IInnovation)

QUOTE: With electronic billboards, processing power, cameras and other sensors becoming ever cheaper, it's become possible to manufacture products that allow web-like targeting in the real world.

New Scientist
Jul 01, 2009 Trendy science findings more likely to be wrong

QUOTE: Should fashionable scientific findings be subject to a higher burden of proof?

New Scientist
Aug 22, 2005 Why Everybody Is a Reporter: Citizen Journalists Go Mainstream

QUOTE: Traditional journalists and media companies say these newcomers aren’t true journalists...citizen journalists lack the resources to be reliable and often get facts wrong....Even with safeguards in place, news executives worry that questionable content could slip through.

Broadcasting & Cable
Oct 21, 2003 Microsoft offers expiring documents and emails

QUOTE: ...concerns that automatically deleting email messages and documents could cause legal problems with, for example, financial regulators who demand by law that all company records are kept.

New Scientist
May 12, 2003 Braziller Brings Controversial Novel to U.S.

QUOTE: Rabbi Abraham Cooper, the associate dean of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, one of the groups that spearheaded the fight against the book in France, said that he and the organization would try to organize massive protest against an American edition of the book.

Publishers Weekly

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