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Romania Emerges As New World Nexus of Cybercrime

I always thought that Russia was the source of most cybercrime, but it turns out that the folks in Romania are catching up, according to this article in the Associated Press.Most interesting thing: the guy who hacked into the server…

I always thought that Russia was the source of most cybercrime, but it turns out that the folks in Romania are catching up, according to this article in the Associated Press.

Most interesting thing: the guy who hacked into the server at the South Pole Research Center could have turned off the life support systems. (You need to wonder — why do they have life support systems controlled by a computer?)

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Five poems about the mind

DREAM VENDING MACHINE I feed it coins and watch the spring coil back,the clunk of a vacuum-packed, foil-wrappeddream dropping into the tray. It dispenses all kinds of dreams—bad dreams, good dreams,short nightmares to stave off worse ones, recurring dreams with a teacake marshmallow center.Hardboiled caramel dreams to tuck in your cheek,a bag of orange dreams…

Work reinvented: Tech will drive the office evolution

As organizations navigate a new world of hybrid work, tech innovation will be crucial for employee connection and collaboration.

lucid dreaming concept
lucid dreaming concept

I taught myself to lucid dream. You can too.

We still don’t know much about the experience of being aware that you’re dreaming—but a few researchers think it could help us find out more about how the brain works.

panpsychism concept
panpsychism concept

Is everything in the world a little bit conscious?

The idea that consciousness is widespread is attractive to many for intellectual and, perhaps, also emotional
reasons. But can it be tested? Surprisingly, perhaps it can.

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