A lie detecting program that discovers deception better than people can

How good are you at catching a lie? Research suggests that despite the fact many liars expose their own deceit in the way they talk, we humans are terrible at picking up on it. Half the time we're right. Half the time we're wrong. Computers, it turns out, are much better at detecting these clues, and they're getting… » 1/16/13 3:20pm 1/16/13 3:20pm

Science Fiction's predictions for the year 2012

We've all seen the predictions — both fictional and pseudoarcheological — that the world will end in 2012. But while some of science fiction's predictions for the year 2012 are apocalyptic, some are merely disastrous — and a few are downright upbeat. Let's see what triumphs and tribulations science fiction says we can… » 1/07/12 2:00pm 1/07/12 2:00pm