When Voss analyzed the transcripts of his most unlikely hostage negotiation victories, he discovered that the turning point frequently occurred right after his team took the time to listen to the captor’s argument, summarized that argument back to the captor, and then got the captor to say, “That’s right.” From a book by FBI hostage negotiators Chris Voss, "Never Split the Difference."
Full text of Criminal in Utopia, a short story by Mack Reynolds, in the October 1968 issue of Galaxy magazine. About a police troubleshooter in the future who tests the security of the credit system, by betting he can survive on the run for 24 hours with no money. Features identity theft, basic guaranteed income, automated cars, biometrics, in home instant delivery, and more themes.
Free online browser learning game that shows how the immune system works; as demoed to DC Tech meetup.