[NetBehaviour] Accelerationist health policy

Rob Myers rob at robmyers.org
Sat Apr 30 22:03:31 CEST 2016

On 29/04/16 01:41 PM, Edward Picot wrote:
> The Royal College of Physicians have just announced their approval of
> e-cigarettes.

There was a controversy about them in the States recently -



Whether this is an example of media pressure on research or of misplaced
moralising I don't know.

"Popcorn Lung" is a very media-friendly name for a nasty disease...

> [...]
> But that's typical of new technology, isn't it? It gives with one hand,
> and takes away with the other.


Another example is that health tracker information is now being used in
criminal cases:


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