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EU Politicians: Sharing Data with the US is Illegal

A number of European Union politicians (and many citizens) are upset that personal information for airline travelers is being shared directly with the US Department of Homeland Security, according to an article in Wired News.According to the article, the agreement…

A number of European Union politicians (and many citizens) are upset that personal information for airline travelers is being shared directly with the US Department of Homeland Security, according to an article in Wired News.

According to the article, the agreement was negotiated by the EU’s executive brance, the European Commission, which argued that such sharing was legal because privacy protections in the US are “adequate.”

This would be news for many people on this side of the Atlantic.

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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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