Archive for September 5th, 2009

Given the example of patients and doctors and prescriptions, freedom of choice becomes an oxymoron when choices are given to individuals who are not trained or prepared to make an intelligent decision. Whilst Dan Ariely talked about irrational decision making, Barry Schwartz illustrates how having choices end up limiting individuals rather than empowering them.

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Doing a reprise of Nikola Tesla, MIT engineer Eric Giler demonstrates how electricity can be transmitted wirelessly through magenetic fields. The concept is safe, portable, and commercially viable. The applications for wireless power are immense.

We featured Tesla’s work on Electricity before as well as his flying machine concept.

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