Mind Hack with Jeff DeRiso

Using Electronic Signals to Create Super Soldiers, Control Behavior, and Talk to Dolphins

In this week’s edition of Mind Hack, Jeff DeRiso looks into cognitive enhancement technology and its application for military special forces.  He also investigates the controversial subject of electromagnetic microwave weapons, which can covertly effect the human nervous system, leaving no trace.  We also discuss the story of a device that translates human speech into […]

The Hidden Power Behind Fake News and the 2016 Election

In this community member exclusive edition of Mind Hack, Jeff DeRiso continues to investigate the hidden forces behind fake news, the 2016 presidential election, and Brexit.  What are Information Operations and how do they affect public perception?  Also discussed are tactics that use social science and data analysis to engineer a profitable outcome for corporate […]

US Navy Launches Information Warfare Center to Counter ‘Supposed’ Russian Interference

In this week’s episode of Mind Hack, Jeff DeRiso covers the opening of a new center for Naval information warfare that is being framed as a response to the alleged “Russian interference” in the 2016 presidential election.  He also discusses the US military’s research into unconventional espionage during the Cold War, a fraudulent psychic healer […]

Developing Ethical Intelligence

In this week’s episode of Mind Hack, Jeff DeRiso investigates the story of a family caught in the crossfire of government disinformation.  He discusses artificial intelligence as an application for conservation, and the distinction between strategy and implementation.  Finally he explains why Elon Musk’s recent announcement of a new venture seems to clash with the […]

Human Free Will in the Digital Age

In this first episode of Mind Hack, Jeff DeRiso begins exploring the relationship between the human mind and digital technology.  He discusses the importance of ethical applications for artificial intelligence and robotics technology, and how operant conditioning programs humans to be reactive.  Finally, he looks at the story of a “mind control” technology startup that […]