Has Europe cut the UK adrift on data protection?


EU reckons we’ve one foot out the door anyway, says Hawktalk

Comment In 1805, William Pitt the Younger, on hearing of Napoleon’s victory at the Battle of Austerlitz, is reported to have said: “Roll up that map (of Europe) – it will not be wanted these 10 years”. Well I have attended two meetings which suggest that the European Union has already rolled up its Data Protection Map of Europe so it excludes the UK.…

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Boffins spot weirder quantum capers as neutrons take the high road, spin takes the low


Cheshire cat effect see neutrons and their properties walk different paths

Imagine this: when Australian cricketer Shane Warne bowled “the ball of the century”, a delivery that drifted one way, then hit the pitch and spun the other, the reason batter Mike Gatting was bamboozled was because the spin took a different path from the ball. That’s the phenomena boffins claim they’ve observed in experiments involving neutrons and an interferometer.…

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