The Right To Life; The Right To End It.

A difficult, but thought-provoking issue is the case of Englishman, Tony Nicklinson. The 57-year-old suffered a stroke in 2005 and has lost all ability to move except for some facial motion–including his eyes. And therein lies his only freedom, and his wish? To be able to choose death. First the technical: Nicklinson is able to communicate…
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Problem Solved? #1 Organ Donor Shortage

There are a host of issues in our world that we are nowhere near solving. Take drunk driving, we try to find that sweet spot between how to punish the problem, and prevent the problem, and even outsmart the problem. For all that we do, though, people still drink and then drive. But what if…
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Self-Driving Cars

I like technology. I am particularly intrigued by how technology can solve problems for humanity that laws cannot. Follow me on this one: we try to draw a line when it comes to drinking and driving.  First it’s .10 now it’s .08. We steepen the fines and jail time. We commit offenders to treatment, helping…
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The Future Is Bright

Well, at least according to the guy in this video, the future is bright, anyway. And I want to believe him. It’s tough, though, as he acknowledges, because we’re bombarded with so much negativity. I’ll take this one step further and even suggest that many people didn’t want to hear this good news. If you watch…
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