December 17, 2012
Can Mental Screening Predict Mass Murder?
Jeremy Hsu, Live Science
A "Minority Report" technology to predict murder remains wishful science fiction thinking. But a mass shooting that killed at least 20 children and 8 adults at a school in Newton, Conn. once again raises the question of what technological tools, if any, can help predict or prevent such tragedies by identifying troubled individuals.
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