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Last night, watching the Ravens v. Raiders football game I noticed the message the Raiders had fittingly written on their end zone: End Racism. Which made me wonder, what will it take to do so? Fighting between us because we are different has been haunting mankind since the beginning of time. We have fought each other, and continue to do so to this day, because of racial differences but also because of differences in religion, differences in political views, differences in economic resources. Heck, if we look at fighting in general, even within our own families we fight about differences…

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Yep, you heard right. The dreams that Neo talks about in the therapy session scene of the Matrix 4 are dreams that you can aspire to have. That is, if you haven’t already. Dreams of the sort that Neo describes as “dreams that are not dreams at all”, which reveal the true nature of reality are the ultimate goal of the practice of Clear Light of Dream Yoga — a meditation style described in one of the most ancient arms of Buddhism, the Dzogchen tradition. Dream yoga proposes that a lot of Life happens while we’re sleeping. So, instead of…

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Like Instagram’s Nametags, which worked with a QR code to be scanned by viewers in order to get more information on products identified in a photo, Snapchat’s new Scan camera feature quenches our mind’s need for thinking. The feature is an impressive AI technology that has been years in the making as Snapchat has been continuously adding several identification app partners to increase the array of products Scan can recognize, including dogs. When activated, the Scan makes several screens pop up displaying information about a particular product in the photo you are looking at as well as links to where…

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