October 22, 2012

National

ELECT BIG BROTHER

International

AWASH IN OIL

MACLEAN'S BACK PAGES

Back to the future

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National

ELECT BIG BROTHER

Technology is giving politicians incredible power to get inside voters’ minds
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International

AWASH IN OIL

Forget the doomsayers. Cheap abundant fossil fuels will drive our future.
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MACLEAN'S BACK PAGES

Back to the future

Once dismissed as a flight of fancy, the flying car is preparing for takeoff again
The robot invasion 5051
Business

The robot invasion

A new breed of small but complex 'learning’ robots— working alone or in insect-like swarms—are set to revolutionize manufacturing and labour
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Society

Tomorrow's people

Brain caps that let us speak via our thoughts, cochlear implants that bestow super hearing: the body of the future will transcend human limits. And it’s not far away.
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Society

A SUICIDE ON MOUNT ROYAL

An excerpt from Alix Ohlin’s novel Inside, about rescue and the importance of trying to help
On microchips, how choice always wins, and why there is nothing to fear from robots 2021
Interview

On microchips, how choice always wins, and why there is nothing to fear from robots

BRIAN DAVID JOHNSON is Intel Corporation’s chief futurist, the man the computer-chipmaking giant entrusts with looking ahead 10 or 15 years and predicting how people will be interacting with its products. He is also someone who passionately argues the future is what we make it, and being pessimistic and fearful is more liable to make it unpleasant.
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This week

Newsmakers

The war on Big Bird, Silvio Berlusconi discovers a woman can lie, and a female perspective on the oilsands
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Society

The farm on top of the city

A new crop of urban farming businesses aims to feed locavores, save the planet—and turn a decent profit
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National

SOMETHING IN THE HAIR TONIGHT

As a veteran national news anchor, Lloyd Robertson never anticipated his greatest controversy
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