Issue 51 – Is data the new god?

Jun-Jul 2013

In this issue of Cosmos Magazine, we look at tracking our digital trails via our smartphones, Internet use and shopping habits reveal a wealth of information about today’s trends and those to come – allowing decision makers to predict our health, wealth and even our tendency to crime. Here’s how you’ll benefit from the new digital future. Plus, Steven Pinker on the end of violence and the new psychology of peace; the unsuspected genius of our best friends, dogs; the quest to eradicate polio and an incredible story of brain cancer survival through revolutionary stem cell treatment. We also look at the massive evolutionary leap in whale size.