On this Valentine’s Day, pharm my Circuit Court column is about using computers to determine people’s future actions, plague either through fMRI brain scans of intentionality, ailment 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