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Android-Smartphones: 950 Millionen Geräte durch Sicherheitslücke bedroht - SPIEGEL ONLINE
bit.ly/1S80wJW "Built on tens of gigabytes of source code from the Android Open Source Project (AOSP), the leading smartphone operating system carries a scary code in its heart. Named Stagefright, it is a media library that processes several popular media formats. Since media processing is often time-sensitive, the library is implemented in native code (C++) that is more prone to memory corruption than memory-safe languages like Java. [...] Unlike spear-phishing, where the victim needs to open a PDF file or a link sent by the attacker, this vulnerability can be triggered while you sleep. Before you wake up, the attacker will remove any signs of the device being compromised and you will continue your day as usual – with a trojaned phone. // Opportunism, publishing exploit/vulnerability to public without giving Google & Co enough time to fix it. Just to make money ... "[we can protect protect] enterprise customers from Stagefright vulnerability."
Android  IT  Security  Google  exploit  memory  corruption  phishing  ethical  machine  Mozilla  Mozilla  Foundation 
july 2015 by asterisk2a
Where do children’s earliest memories go? – Kristin Ohlson – Aeon
They concluded that if the memory was a very emotional one, children were three times more likely to retain it two years later. Dense memories – if they understood the who, what, when, where and why – were five times more likely to be retained than disconnected fragments. [...] The hippocampus not only bundles multiple input from our senses together into a single new memory, it also links these sights, sounds, smells, tastes, and tactile sensations to similar ones already stored in the brain. But some parts of the hippocampus aren’t fully developed until we’re adolescents, making it hard for a child’s brain to complete this process. >> via https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=8112130
muscle  memory  memory  memories  childhood  childhood  development  emotion  brain  neuroscience  neurology  neurobiology 
august 2014 by asterisk2a
Psychologie Heute-Shop - Bund:Glück schlägt Geld Glück schlägt Geld 9783867743396
4 day work week!? 4 day work week - ala teamtreehouse. corp governance; objective scientific truths >> science, social studies, epidemiology, ... support 4 day work week. long-term - 4 day work week seems more efficient on a holistic basis. +++ http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/profiles/richard-layard-money-is-not-the-only-thing-affecting-peoples-happiness-9603424.html "The Chris Blackhurst Interview: With one in six adults in the UK suffering from mental illness, Professor Lord Richard Layard is convinced it’s time for a serious response from Government – which would save the NHS money too [...] “I’m incredulous that it’s 2014 and in this seemingly evolved culture we live in we’re trying to hide the mentally ill elephant in the room, even though it’s draining the economy, and damaging the lives of [one in six] adults and one in 10 of all children.” book Happiness: Lessons from a New Science. / Shopping doesn't last because of it being emotionless. ppl-moments have emotions.
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july 2014 by asterisk2a
BBC News - Sleep's memory role discovered
>> sleeping or sleep deprived. Their study showed that sleeping mice formed significantly more new connections between neurons - they were learning more. [...] A new reason for sleep was discovered last year when experiments showed the brain used sleep to wash away waste toxins built up during a hard day's thinking. However, there are concerns that people are not getting enough sleep. As part of the BBC's Day of the Body Clock, Prof Russell Foster argued that society had become "supremely arrogant" in ignoring the importance of sleep, leading to "serious health problems". These include: cancer, heart disease, type-2 diabetes, infections, obesity. The reward for more sleep, Prof Foster argues, is we would all be "better human beings."
Sleep  hygiene  memory  learning  public  health  policy  public  health  work  life  balance  health  crisis  health  science  mental  health  dementia  REM  sleeping 
june 2014 by asterisk2a
BBC News - Steroids can benefit athletes for a decade after use
Norwegian scientists had previously published work that showed the existence of a "muscle memory". This suggested that if people exercised when they were young, their muscles grew more easily when they exercised later in life. Continue reading the main story “ Start Quote In science if you cheat you are out for life, and my personal view is that it should be similar for athletes” Prof Kristian Gundersen University of Oslo The same team has now looked at the impact of a brief exposure to testosterone on mice. They found that three months after the drug was withdrawn, their muscles grew by 30% after six days of exercise. A control group of mice saw growth of just 6% in the same time period.
Science  Sport  Science  Doping  Doping  Opfer  Anti-Doping-Law  Anti-Doping  Anti-Doping-Gesetz  gene  epigenetics  muscle  memory  genetics  WADA 
may 2014 by asterisk2a
Russell Foster: Why do we sleep? - YouTube
when you sleep certain genes are switched on, responsible for restoration (recovery), energy savings, brain function (efficiency, learning, storing into long-term memory, creativity enhanced, problem solving enhanced), metabolism, .... ie study has shown people who have no REM sleep for 3 days turn shizophrenic. ie studies have shown, sleep deprivation slows down metabolism. body is stressed and slows down the metabolism. stress hormone cortisol goes up. you tend to eat more. get fat over time vs normal sleep and normal cortisol levels.
shift  work  immune  system  neurology  obesity  sleeping  education  creativity  micro  sleep  epigenetics  jet  lag  sleep  deprivation  judgement  Alcohol  drugs  metabolism  stress  learning  sleep  memory  Ghrelin  hygiene  body  clock  mental  health  metabolic  syndrome  problem  solving  alcoholism 
september 2013 by asterisk2a
Sleeping shortly after learning something new is best way to remember it | Mail Online
Our study confirms that sleeping directly after learning something new is beneficial for memory. What's novel about this study is that we tried to shine light on sleep's influence on both types of declarative memory by studying semantically unrelated and related word pairs,’ Payne said.
‘Since we found that sleeping soon after learning benefited both types of memory, this means that it would be a good thing to rehearse any information you need to remember just prior to going to bed. In some sense, you may be “telling” the sleeping brain what to consolidate.’
Results of the study were published on March 22 in PLOS One.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2120420/Sleeping-shortly-learning-new-best-way-remember-it.html#ixzz1qGhAZdJ3
neuroscience  neurology  neurobiology  memory  brain  sleep 
march 2012 by asterisk2a

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