Science, rationality's clever henchman, sometimes has strange ideas.
One that has entered the firmament is a "Galvanic" bracelet that uses physiological signs to measure just how engaged a child is in school.
I am grateful to the Washington Post for revealing that such bracelets are now subject to a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
I hadn't been aware that one's skin could be such a giveaway of my mental state. Sometimes, it's just dry because I forget to lather myself in lovely Philosophy body lotion. (Try it. It smells wonderful.)
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