On today's show, we have CBS' own Morgan Seal, who recently came to the company from Clicker.com, along with CBS Interactive's new president, Jim Lanzone. She joins us today to chat about her history with Clicker.com, as well as Intel's strange new Museum of Me app on Facebook, Malaysia's Twitter punishment, a war between The Oatmeal and FunkyJunk, Shaq's retirement announcement on Twitter, and more!The 404 Digest for Episode 833 Intel's Facebook 'Museum of Me' is a must-try. Malaysia defamation case: 100 apologies on Twitter. The Oatmeal vs. FunkyJunk: a war for copyrights. Shaq chooses Twitter to announce retirement. Episode 833 Subscribe in iTunes (audio) | Subscribe in iTunes (video) | Subscribe in RSS Audio | Subscribe in RSS Video… Read more
Just as catching a whiff of fresh coffee beans can trigger cravings for my own addictive habit of choice, many environmental cues can create a very real physical response in drug addicts.
Studying cravings is an important part of designing treatments for addictions, and scientists have long studied the way in which cues like videos and drug paraphernalia trigger those cravings. Now, one group of researchers are trying to find out if cues in virtual environments like Second Life can produce real drug cravings in addicts as well. And if so, are those cravings neurologically similar to ones resulting from … Read more