As I put together Recalculating Truth I found all sorts of interesting references that helped me in the development of the story and the technology.
"Reports that say that something hasn't happened are always interesting to me because as we know, there are known knowns; there are things that we know we know. We also know there are known unknowns; that is to say we know there are some things we do not know. But there are also unknown unknowns -- the ones we don't know we don't know. And if one looks throughout the history of our country and other free countries, it is the latter category that tend to be the difficult ones."
Donald H. Rumsfeld, Department of Defense News briefing, February 12, 2002
Quotes about lies: http://www.goodreads.com/quotes/tag/lies
Clarence Thomas YouTube hearing: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G3n-Sa0B2s8
National Institute of Truth Verification: http://www.cvsa1.com/
Paul Ekman is the psychologist whose research revealed the micro-expression process: https://paulekman.com/
When I was looking for "Institutes" to refer to I came across this wonderful link to "The Institute of Official Cheer": http://www.lileks.com/institute/index.html
As machines get developed they morph old steps into new and old elements get swallowed into the new design. This is called a Skeuomorph.
One of the tools used for determining the truthfulness of what someone is saying is "Statement Analysis". The words people use and the structure of the statements can reveal a lot, some of which they probably don't want revealed! This can certainly be done electronically, and Beanstalk in Recalculating Truth is extremely capable at accomplishing this. Much of the information I got on putting this component together came from: http://www.statementanalysis.com/
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