Recent developments in science and technology
Why consciousness captivates David
The Woodstock of consciousness studies
Physical theory won’t do the job
Why can’t a thermostat be conscious?
Can we study consciousness without a consciousness meter?
John’s enthusiasm for The Matrix nosedives
Luring science writers to the New Mexico desert
How to tell what Rex really thinks of the mailman
Jeff Hawkins’s Pictionary-playing machines
Electromagnetic paranoia in Santa Fe
Sandra on ball-crazy, scat-sniffing dogs
The road from neurophysiology to religion
Headsets, tubes and automated secretaries
John suspects that toasters aren’t conscious (And rocks? No way!)
Reconciling free will and science
John and George trade zen-ish aphorisms
E.O. Wilson’s case for group selection
Will you ever read by the light of a supernova?
George talks to Roseanne Barr; John jealous
Reasons to worry about a great bee die-off
Our friend the hummingbird
Evidence of advanced crow high jinks
Do animals have consciousness? Do you? Does quantum physics explain why?
Can a single neuron recognize Bill Clinton?