American homes today are triple the size they were in the 1950s. And with more space has come more stuff. But a growing number of advocates say it is time to simplify. The lure of the minimalist lifestyle – and what it could mean for our health and happiness.
President Barack Obama will meet with business leaders in California later this week to discuss new efforts to boost cyber security. Recent high profile attacks on Anthem Health Insurance and Sony underscore the ongoing risks to both U.S. consumers and companies. Some say government strategy should be more forceful, but others argue “offensive” action against perpetrators could have unintended and negative consequences. A look at how cyber security threats are shifting and new efforts to reduce the risks.
- Damian Paletta national security and intelligence reporter, The Wall Street Journal
- Edmund Mierzwinski director, U.S. PIRG Consumer Program
- Ravi Pendse vice president and chief information officer, computing and information services, Brown University
- Ellen Nakashima national security reporter, The Washington Post
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