Hacking Google’s cyber tattoo, weaponizing anthropology, unnatural monogamy
A new Google patent for a digital neck tattoo, citing the benefits of the device but warning about the potential dark side of the technology. A recent ACLU report highlighting the shockingly high number of people serving life sentences without parole for non-violent crime - we call out state laws that leave judges without options. David Price, author of ‘Weaponizing Anthropology’, talks about the US government’s exploitation of social sciences in foreign policy and nation building. Opium production in Afghanistan is at a record high – we look at the corporate interests that could keep US forces there well beyond 2014. Finally, Christopher Ryan, psychologist and author of ‘Sex at Dawn’ about the human construct of monogamy, Western taboos about promiscuity and other intricacies of modern sexuality.