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"The Battle for your Brain" with Nita Farahany

Wednesday, April 12, 2023 at 4:45pm to 5:30pm

Bill and Melinda Gates Hall, Gates Auditorium 107 Hoy Rd, Ithaca, NY 14853

Is your employer monitoring your brain wave activity?   Can your feelings and thoughts be used against you in a court of law?  How can we protect our cognitive liberty from these threatening technological developments?  

Nita Farahany is a futurist, ethicist, and law professor whose work focuses on the coming ”age of brain transparency.” In this talk, based on her new book The Battle for Your Brain: Defending the Right to Think Freely in the Age of Neurotechnology, she will discuss the ways in which our thoughts can already be tracked and hacked, the coming era of consumer brain wearables, and what these emerging technologies mean for our mental privacy, freedom of thought, and self-determination.

Books will be available for a signing after the talk.  

This Milstein Program event and reception are open to the public.  


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