The Doomsday Clock is an internationally recognized design that conveys how close we are to destroying our civilization with dangerous technologies of our own making. First and foremost among these are nuclear weapons, but the dangers include climate-changing technologies, emerging... Read More
Do you think the hands of the Doomsday Clock should be closer to or farther from midnight?
Kotnis is a doctoral student in the Department of Social Anthropology at the University of Aarhus, Denmark, and at the BIOS Centre at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Her research focuses on security cultures and the military use of neurotechnology. She has a master's degree in social anthropology and has done fieldwork at the Auditor General of British Columbia, Canada, in the U.N. system, and in the Danish military.
In his latest commentary on culture and the brain, Jonathan Moreno addresses a crucial issue. So far, this discussion has mainly focused on technological advances brought forward by the rapid development in the neurosciences.