On this Valentine’s Day, my Circuit Court column is about using computers to determine people’s future actions, either through fMRI brain scans of intentionality, or through analysis of social/genetic factors that are risk factors for criminal behavior. This is a new fascination of mine, the way that society craves tool for preventing both counter-terrorism and crime, and the ways in which science and society are not up to the technical and ethical challenges of the task. Read more in Wired News: Tapping Brains for Future Crimes