Re: Book: Re: Brin on privacy

Chris Hind (
Tue, 24 Dec 1996 22:37:00 -0800

>"The year is 2006 and most Americans have lost faith in their jury system.
>The government is urging industry to create a machine that can always tell
>when a person is lying. Few people realize that this Truth Machine is
>destined to become the most important invention in history. Soon its use
>will spread from courtroom to politics, to diplomacy, business, sicence,
>education and finally into every home - gradually reshaping the very nature
>of humanity."
>"This ground breaking thriller is like a jounry into tomorrow's world. . .
>spans six decades, and every astounding new technology it describes is
>scientifically possible."

Hey, eventually we will be able to attach voice stress tests to video
conferencing software which will analyze the stress in the individual's
voice and any facial expressions to equate the degree of truth the person
is speaking. What technologies does the book describe?

"You cannot discover new oceans, unless you have the courage
to lose sight of the shore"

Chris Hind Upward, Outward, ACTION! (310-374-5543) Redondo Beach, CA
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