Belief In #Conspiracy Theories Is Associated With Lower Levels Of Critical Thinking
A Portuguese study has shown for the first time that it is possible to achieve a highly reliable and nearly 100% accurate brain–computer interface system for use in brain-controlled wheelchairs, without imposing a high mental workload on the user.
https://academictimes.com/researchers-show-new-approach-for-brain-controlled-wheelchairs-with-99-driving-accuracy/ #tech #technology #neuroscience
Chemists developed two sustainable plastic alternatives to polyethylene, derived from plants, that can be recycled with a recovery rate of more than 96%, as low-waste, environmentally friendly replacements to conventional fossil fuel-based plastics. (Nature, 17 Feb)
#Dolphins have similar personality traits to humans, #study finds
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/feb/19/dolphins-have-similar-personality-traits-to-humans-study-finds #animals #animalrights
Malaysia: No more prison, only rehab for drug abusers and addicts under new law
#Australia - La empresa estadounidense se enfrenta a un masivo boicot por la polémica medida. Las acciones de la compañía caen en Wall Street ante el nerviosismo generado. https://www.infobae.com/america/mundo/2021/02/18/borren-facebook-la-campana-que-es-tendencia-mundial-en-rechazo-a-la-decision-de-la-red-social-de-bloquear-la-publicacion-de-noticias-en-australia/ #DeleteFacebook #BoycottZuckerberg #FacebookAustralia
An Employee at Yandex caught selling unauthorized access to the users' mailboxes for personal gain: https://thehackernews.com/2021/02/yandex-employee-caught-selling-access.html
The only way to protect your information from such abuse is e2e encryption. That's why we strongly oppose any attempt to weaken encryption: https://tutanota.com/crypto-wars/
The winner of our weekly screenshot competition is /u/jom4d4. The screenshot shows the Plasma Moe theme and Latte Dock and an app using the Lightly theme. Check it out at:
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