February 25, 2021

Patents issued for brain training in social and emotional cognition

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(San Francisco, CA) – Posit Science, the maker of BrainHQ online brain exercises and assessments, has been issued two patents by the US Patent & Trademark Office on brain training that targets what scientists call “social cognition” and “emotional cognition,” or what lay people may think of as “people skills.” The patents cover a variety […]

FBI admits it had tied 2 reports on school shooter, but didn’t act

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AP from Newsmax The FBI has detailed to Congress a series of mistakes and missed opportunities to intervene before a gunman killed 17 people at a Florida high school last month. FBI Deputy Director David Bowdich made the comments in a closed briefing Tuesday with members of the House Judiciary and Oversight committees. In a […]

Los Angeles police will test drones despite privacy concerns

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By Jon Fingas From engadget The LAPD is be the largest police department to rely on robotic aircraft. American police have certainly used drones before, but not on this scale. The Los Angeles Police Commission has voted in favor of letting the LAPD fly drones in a year-long pilot program, making it the largest US […]