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Will It Bend?

Newsflash: Aluminum bends under pressure. Also: water is wet, and (as Agent K says) “people are dumb, panicky, dangerous animals.”

That guy in the iPhone bending video is lucky his screen didn’t shatter. (What the hell, Time? Really? The transition to absolute hackery is complete.

Next time, use real stress test equipment with proper controls and measurements. Like Apple did before releasing the…

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Thinking Meat

Peter Watts is a man after my own heart on the ideas of consciousness and volition:

What I’d really like to see would be a stimulus which shut down consciousness but left the cognitive and reactive circuits intact: a scenario in which the patient continued to repeat “house” while the current flowed, until— still unconscious— she processed and accommodated a new request to start saying “yoga”…

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