October 13, 2013

Neuroscience and the new assault on privacy


All interesting and provocative questions, and if neuroscience technology evolves to the point where we literally can read another person’s mind, what are the implications for society? Will it destroy it, will we pass more regulations to protect privacy, or will we learn to live in a fishbowl?

Dr. Stewart A. Denenberg is an emeritus professor of computer science at Plattsburgh State, retiring recently after 30 years there. Before that, he worked as a technical writer, programmer and consultant to the U.S. Navy and private Industry. Send comments and suggestions to his blog at, where there is additional text and links. He can also be reached at




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