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PLOS ONE: An Evaluation of the Left-Brain vs. Right-Brain Hypothesis with Resting State Functional Connectivity Magnetic Resonance Imaging

PLOS ONE: An Evaluation of the Left-Brain vs. Right-Brain Hypothesis with Resting State Functional Connectivity Magnetic Resonance Imaging | Global Brain | Scoop.it
PLOS ONE: an inclusive, peer-reviewed, open-access resource from the PUBLIC LIBRARY OF SCIENCE. Reports of well-performed scientific studies from all disciplines freely available to the whole world.
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Ethical Impact L3C's curator insight, September 21, 2013 5:28 PM

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The prospects of an emerging global intelligence on the internet and elsewhere
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Here Is A Higher Level Of Evolution: Are You Interested? - Forbes

Here Is A Higher Level Of Evolution: Are You Interested?
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GWO 2014: Andrew Gardner, "Deep Learning for Data Scientists" - YouTube

Slides: http://www.slideshare.net/andrewgardner5811/deep-learning-for-data-scientists-dsatl-talk-alpharetta-20140108 Great Wide Open: http://greatwideopen.org/ (Accessible (no math) talk that covers recent developments in Neural nets 2.0 (aka deep...
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One Of The Best Examples Of Collective Intelligence You'll Ever See - io9

One Of The Best Examples Of Collective Intelligence You'll Ever See
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Individual ants are not very smart, but ants working together in a colony are capable of extraordinary feats.
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Entropy | Special Issue : Information Processing in Complex Systems

Entropy | Special Issue : Information Processing in Complex Systems | Global Brain | Scoop.it
All systems in nature have one thing in common: they process information. Information is registered in the state of a system and its elements, implicitly and invisibly. As elements interact, information is transferred and modified.
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The Intuitional Problem of Consciousness

The Intuitional Problem of Consciousness | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Could a computer ever be conscious? I think so, at least in principle.
Scientia Salon has seen a number of very interesting discussions on this theme which unfortunately have failed to shift anybody’s position [1].
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Studying how dogs herd sheep could help robots learn how to herd humans

Studying how dogs herd sheep could help robots learn how to herd humans | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Robots could someday be used in disaster situations to help people out of burning rooms or collapsed buildings. They could also control huge crowds, which herding dogs already do with ease.
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Massive online brain being built for the world's robots - Mother Nature Network

Massive online brain being built for the world's robots - Mother Nature Network | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Mother Nature Network Massive online brain being built for the world's robots Mother Nature Network As individual robots learn new knowledge, this knowledge can also be uploaded to the global brain, meaning that all other robots hooked up to the...
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Robo Brain is Learning from the Internet

Robo Brain is Learning from the Internet | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Robo Brain is now at work examining images and concepts available on the Internet so that it can teach robots how to recognize, grasp and manipulate objects and predict human behavior in the environment.
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Alessio Erioli's curator insight, August 26, 3:58 PM

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Developmental Artificial Intelligence MOOC Teaser - YouTube

Olivier Georgon starts this Massive Open Online Course on Developmental Artificial Intelligence in october 2014 (more information http://liris.cnrs.fr/ideal/...

 

The IDEAL MOOC will teach you the cognitive science background and the programming bases to design robots and virtual agents capable of autonomous cognitive development driven by their intrinsic motivation. More than that, it will offer a place to discuss research in Developmental AI.

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Neuromorphic ‘atomic-switch’ networks function like synapses in the brain | KurzweilAI

Neuromorphic ‘atomic-switch’ networks function like synapses in the brain | KurzweilAI | Global Brain | Scoop.it
A look inside the atomic-switch network device reveals its highly interconnected architecture, which comprises synaptic atomic switch circuit elements at
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Let the Global Brain Do the Thinking: A New Approach to Making Things

Let the Global Brain Do the Thinking: A New Approach to Making Things | Global Brain | Scoop.it
The Global Brain beats the best brains in your business, ideation goes global http://t.co/Fd8s5tiv5D
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Siri’s Inventors Are Building a Radical New AI That Does Anything You Ask | Enterprise | WIRED

Siri’s Inventors Are Building a Radical New AI That Does Anything You Ask | Enterprise | WIRED | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Viv was named after the Latin root meaning live. Its San Jose, California, offices are decorated with tsotchkes bearing the numbers six and five (VI and V in roman numerals). Ariel Zambelich When Apple announced the iPhone 4S on October 4, 2011, the headlines were not about its speedy A5 chip or improved camera. Instead…
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Mankind Is Getting Ready To Turn Over Most Decisions To Robots

Mankind Is Getting Ready To Turn Over Most Decisions To Robots | Global Brain | Scoop.it
We could become "obsolete."
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IBM Unleases the Watson Discovery Advisor

IBM Unleases the Watson Discovery Advisor | Global Brain | Scoop.it
 Artificial Intelligence IBM has announced IBM Watson Discovery Advisor, an integrated package of artificial intelligence technologies that will be delivered as a cloud service. Discovery Advisor is...
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Gary Bamford's curator insight, Today, 2:07 AM

Now it just needs a Holmes to solve the problem!

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Krishnamurti on The Singularity

Krishnamurti on The Singularity | Global Brain | Scoop.it
A couple of videos of Jiddu Krishnamurti talking about artificial intelligence and the future of humanity have come to my attention and I thought they might also be of interest to h+ Readers.
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The Big Ratchet: How Humanity Thrives in the Face of Natural Crisis (by Ruth DeFries)

The Big Ratchet: How Humanity Thrives in the Face of Natural Crisis

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Our species long lived on the edge of starvation. Now we produce enough food for all 7 billion of us to eat nearly 3,000 calories every day. This is such an astonishing thing in the history of life as to verge on the miraculous.
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The Next Big Thing You Missed: Startup Aims to Give Everyone the Mighty Shipping Power of Amazon

The Next Big Thing You Missed: Startup Aims to Give Everyone the Mighty Shipping Power of Amazon | Global Brain | Scoop.it
The premise of Shyp is simple by design---the next best thing to pure teleportation. Download the app, take a picture of the thing you want to ship, put in the address where you want it to go, and done.
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Google’s Self-Driving Cars Still Face Many Obstacles | MIT Technology Review

Google’s Self-Driving Cars Still Face Many Obstacles | MIT Technology Review | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Impressive progress hides major limitations of Google’s quest for automated driving.
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The Internet of Things: A Trillion Dollar Market

The Internet of Things: A Trillion Dollar Market | Global Brain | Scoop.it
The Internet of Things is a new paradigm that will revolutionise the world of computers, offering widespread automation and connectivity of devices, systems and services, including the emergence of Smart Grids.
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Allen Taylor's curator insight, August 31, 2:04 AM

The Internet of Things is already hear, enabling you to monitor and control a host of devices with your smart phone. Some of the applications available so far seem pretty trivial, however.

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The promise and peril of automation: now everyone sees the challenge

The promise and peril of automation: now everyone sees the challenge | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Summary: It was long denied,  but now everybody sees the coming of the next industrial revolution. We enter the next phase, when experts assure us that the obvious will not happen, that the dynamic...
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The Server Needs To Die To Save The Internet | TechCrunch

The Server Needs To Die To Save The Internet | TechCrunch | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Do we have the Internet we deserve? There's an argument to say that yes, we absolutely do. Given web users' general reluctance to pay for content. We are of..
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A must read!!! Perhaps the most interesting startup I have read about for a very long time. This might be bigger than Google eventually and lay the ground for an emergent Global Brain. See also: https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=RdGH40oUVDY

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Why a deep-learning genius left Google & joined Chinese tech shop Baidu (interview)

Why a deep-learning genius left Google & joined Chinese tech shop Baidu (interview) | Global Brain | Scoop.it
"I thought the best place to advance the AI mission is at Baidu," Ng says.
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A Magna Carta for the web

A Magna Carta for the web | Global Brain | Scoop.it

Sir Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web 25 years ago. So it’s worth a listen when he warns us: There’s a battle ahead. Eroding net neutrality, filter bubbles and centralizing corporate control all threaten the web’s wide-open spaces. It’s up to users to fight for the right to access and openness. The question is, What kind of Internet do we want?

 

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The man behind Facebook's artificial brain attempt - Wired.co.uk

The man behind Facebook's artificial brain attempt - Wired.co.uk | Global Brain | Scoop.it
The man behind Facebook's artificial brain attempt
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Automatically reading bank checks, it marked the first time convolutional neural nets were applied to practical problems.
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▶ Global Brain: Web as Self-organizing Distributed Intelligence - Francis Heylighen

▶ Global Brain: Web as Self-organizing Distributed Intelligence - Francis Heylighen | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Distributed intelligence is an ability to solve problems and process information that is not localized inside a single person or computer, but that emerges from the coordinated interactions bet...
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