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A whiter shade of Palin

Security Shenannies

I came across this little gem at BoingBoing.net. Seems the US Department of Homeland Security is going to use machines to read your mind before they let you board a plane: MALINTENT, the brainchild of the cutting-edge Human Factors division in Homeland Security’s directorate for Science and Technology, searches your body for non-verbal cues that […]

Security Theatre

Ars Technica has a great piece on the new TSA blog. Author Jon Stokes asks a very salient question, one I’ve often considered myself: My experience in airport security line conversations over the years is that everyone who takes a moment to turn three or four neurons’ worth of attention to the much-hated liquids policy […]