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Peer-to-Peer Radio

December 21, 2010

This digital radio supports a new wrinkle in Wi-Fi. Wi-Fi Direct, as it’s called, lets devices such as printers, laptops, and televisions discover and communicate with each other without having to first connect to a Wi-Fi base station. For example, the technology could allow a business visitor to use a printer in the office without being given access to the corporate network.

Product: Centrino Advanced-N 6000
Cost: Not available
Availability: Now
Source: www.intel.com
Companies: Intel

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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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