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The prospects of an emerging global intelligence on the internet and elsewhere
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Initial results from first large-scale science collaboration between ...

Initial results from first large-scale science collaboration between ... | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Long-term goals aim at understanding and controlling properties and functions of the systems, especially electronic, optical, and sensing properties, where complex systems can outperform simpler conventional materials.
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Study quantifies the impact of broadband speed on GDP

A new report, conducted jointly by Ericsson, Arthur D. Little and Chalmers University of Technology in 33 OECD countries, quantifies the isolated impact of broadband speed, showing that doubling the broadband speed for an economy increases GDP by 0.3%.

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Consciousness: why bother?

Consciousness: why bother? | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Chris Frith: It allows us to share our experiences with others, giving us a better understanding of ourselves and the world...
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Infographic Looks At The Future Of Facebook

Infographic Looks At The Future Of Facebook | Global Brain | Scoop.it
The design firm Ph.Creative has created a depiction of a Facebook timeline for the next eleven years based on the concept that the company may enter the Search market.  
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Microsoft Translator Hub: Translation by Everyone for Everyone

Microsoft Translator Hub: Translation by Everyone for Everyone | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Self-service model and Crowd sourcing to translate languages with Microsoft Translator Hub.
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fridays-debate-are-humans-the-limit-of-evolutionary-complexity.html from... - StumbleUpon

God help the universe if we are. RT @dailygalaxy: Friday's Debate: "Are Humans the Limit of Evolutionary Complexity?
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i want to know the basic works of social media optimisation

i want to know the basic works of social media optimisation | Global Brain | Scoop.it
can you tell me work that has been done on social media optimisation Similar Threads: What are the Social Networks, Social Bookmarks, Forums, and other sites you use for backlinks?
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FBI warns threat of cyber attacks on par with terrorism - GlobalPost (blog)

FBI warns threat of cyber attacks on par with terrorism - GlobalPost (blog) | Global Brain | Scoop.it
NewsdayFBI warns threat of cyber attacks on par with terrorismGlobalPost (blog)Mueller also encouraged the private sector to work alongside the government in matters of cyber security, especially in light of recent hacks by the Anonymous hacker collective...
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Crowdsourcing gaining momentum in Africa - Technology Zimbabwe

Crowdsourcing gaining momentum in Africa - Technology Zimbabwe | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Technology ZimbabweCrowdsourcing gaining momentum in AfricaTechnology ZimbabweCrowdsourcing in recent years has gained significant traction around the globe.
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Alan Lepofsky - Google+ - I'm crowd-sourcing... What statistic do you think is the…

Alan Lepofsky - Google+ - I'm crowd-sourcing... What statistic do you think is the… | Global Brain | Scoop.it
I'm crowd-sourcing...

What statistic do you think is the most useful to have for your internal collaboration platform, and why?
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Design for the Far Future: The Art of Anticipating Problems that Don’t Yet Exist

Design for the Far Future: The Art of Anticipating Problems that Don’t Yet Exist | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Back in 1995, when PC companies were experimenting with small laptops called subnotebooks, designers faced a conundrum.
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Should architects design buildings as if they were Web apps? | ZDNet

Should architects design buildings as if they were Web apps? | ZDNet | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Buildings and Web apps share many similarities… (this is like Cedric Price and cybernetics revisited: http://t.co/kEfKvPdC...)...
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Ray Kurzweil: the ultimate thinking machine

Ray Kurzweil: the ultimate thinking machine | Global Brain | Scoop.it
He is a visionary, an inventor (the first CCD flatbed scanner, the first print-to-speech reading machine for the blind, the first music synthesizer that could recreate the keys of a grand piano), an entrepreneur, and has been described as a...
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GLBT Network Uses Crowdsourcing To Promote Social Justice | 3BL ...

GLBT Network Uses Crowdsourcing To Promote Social Justice | 3BL ... | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Grindr is one of the latest success stories of digital businesses that cater for the GLBT community. It has more than three million users that benefit from Grindr's geo-social network app to connect to local, male members of the ...
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How We're Going to Fix Online Identity and Reputation

How We're Going to Fix Online Identity and Reputation | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Last week, I had the great fortune of attending the Hypothes.is Reputation Workshop. Hypothes.is aims to build nothing less than a peer review layer for the whole Internet. It's a mind-boggling idea when you let it sink in.
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Ken Goldberg - Can Robots Inspire Us To Be Better Humans?

Ken Goldberg - Can Robots Inspire Us To Be Better Humans? | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Ken Goldberg is an inventor working at the intersection of art, robotics, and social media. At University of California, Berkeley, Ken teaches and supervises research in Robotics, Automation, and New...
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Thinking Outside The Box, With Our Bodies And Our Brains : NPR

Thinking Outside The Box, With Our Bodies And Our Brains : NPR | Global Brain | Scoop.it
How do our bodies work with our brains to generate patterns of creative thinking? Students who complete a task while sitting or walking outside a box think more creatively ("outside the box") than those who sit or walk inside it.
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Ninja Blocks: Connect Your World With the Web - Wired News

Ninja Blocks: Connect Your World With the Web - Wired News | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Ninja Blocks: Connect Your World With the WebWired NewsWelcome to the Internet of Things. With a built-in accelerometer and thermometer, a Ninja Block can sense its environment out of the box.
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Are Social Networks Really All That? | nervecollective

Are Social Networks Really All That? | nervecollective | Global Brain | Scoop.it
We believe in networks like Facebook as components of a marketing mix. However while we want to impress upon our readers the opportunities social networks present, we don't want to do what so many other trend-watchers ...
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Crowdsourcing: Using Online Media To Produce, Publish and Promote | Media Tapper | Augmented Collective Intelligence

Crowdsourcing: Using Online Media To Produce, Publish and Promote | Media Tapper | Augmented Collective Intelligence | Global Brain | Scoop.it
I want to share with you the process that was used to create, edit and publish something that is produced by multiple people.
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PLoS ONE: Deciphering CAPTCHAs: What a Turing Test Reveals about Human Cognition

PLoS ONE: Deciphering CAPTCHAs: What a Turing Test Reveals about Human Cognition | 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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Future Day event in Second Life

Future Day event in Second Life | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Future Day event in Second Life, March 1, 2012 (credit: G. Prisco)A Future Day event was held at Terasem Island in Second Life on March 1, with speakers Natasha Vita-More, Martine Rothblatt, Howard Bloom, Giulio Prisco, Adam A.
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Wiener, Norbert - The Human Use of Human Beings. Cybernetics and Society

Scribd is the world's largest social reading and publishing site. (Wiener, Norbert - The Human Use of Human Beings.
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