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The prospects of an emerging global intelligence on the internet and elsewhere
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Kids' Cognition Is Changing—Education Will Have to Change With It

Kids' Cognition Is Changing—Education Will Have to Change With It | Global Brain | Scoop.it
A new survey considers the intellectual future of the millennial generation.
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Small firms, Start-ups Drive Crowdsourcing Growth - Wall Street Journal

Small firms, Start-ups Drive Crowdsourcing Growth - Wall Street Journal | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Small firms, Start-ups Drive Crowdsourcing GrowthWall Street JournalThe strategy, known as "crowdsourcing," enabled the Menlo Park, Calif.-based start-up to quickly and cheaply tackle a labor-intensive job without taking on extra workers.
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On Memetics: Matt Ridley on the global brain

On Memetics: Matt Ridley on the global brain | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Matt Ridley talks about our "collective brain." for one hour. This address, which was delivered on February 1, 2012, was one in a series of lectures that are sponsored by the Center for the History of Political Economy at Duke ...
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Social Media's Evolving Impact On How Businesses Buy Tech - Forbes

Social Media's Evolving Impact On How Businesses Buy Tech - Forbes | Global Brain | Scoop.it
AME InfoSocial Media's Evolving Impact On How Businesses Buy TechForbesPowered by 850 million active users, Facebook is without a doubt the world's largest social network – a standing that's earned the 8-year-old company a $100 billion valuation.
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Allan's e-Library: An Internet of Things in Education

Allan's e-Library: An Internet of Things in Education | Global Brain | Scoop.it
I'm most intrigued by the report's Internet of Things. I've noted in the past that the Internet of Things (IOT) will be a driving force in not only web and internet technologies, but will be an ubiquitous part of our lives, seamlessly ...
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Peer Instruction – Interactive Learning

Peer Instruction – Interactive Learning | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Interactive pedagogy, for example, turns passive, note-taking students into active, de facto teachers who explain their ideas to each other and contend for their points of view.
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The Pirate Bay Switches from Torrents to Untraceable Magnet Links

The Pirate Bay Switches from Torrents to Untraceable Magnet Links | Global Brain | Scoop.it
The Pirate Bay will no longer link to .torrent files. It will use better technology instead. "Today marks the end of an era," the Pirate Bay blog says. "Sort of." The famed torrent site will now use magnet links.
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Complexity and sustainability « Reflexivepractice

Governance processes work best if they are polycentric, rather than rationally optimised, and one size fits all panaceas are not to be recommended. Complexity, she argues, is not to be rationalised away or denied: rather it ...
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"Internet of Things" a Chinese national initiative - Fierce Energy

"Internet of Things" a Chinese national initiative - Fierce Energy | Global Brain | Scoop.it
"Internet of Things" a Chinese national initiativeFierce Energy"China's latest economic five-year-plan has placed the 'Internet of Things' as a key, strategic national industry initiative for the country," said Jake Saunders, ABI's Vice President...
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Collective Intelligence 2012 | Anthro of the Body | Appunti sparsi di Antropologia del Corpo

Collective Intelligence 2012 | Anthro of the Body | Appunti sparsi di Antropologia del Corpo | Global Brain | Scoop.it
"Collective intelligence has existed at least as long as humans have, because families, armies, countries, and companies have all--at least sometimes--acted collectively in ways that seem intelligent.
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Enviable Things: Future of Collective Intelligence: Location! Location! Location!

Enviable Things: Future of Collective Intelligence: Location! Location! Location! | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Future of Collective Intelligence: Location! Location! Location!: Future of Collective Intelligence: Locatio...
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If cars could talk to one another, what could (and should) they say?

If cars could talk to one another, what could (and should) they say? | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Ford envisions a future of 4 billion cars that communicate with one another as peers, sharing information such as their speed, direction and the moment they brake with all of the other vehicles on the road.
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Removing 'black sheep' could make Internet run more efficiently

Removing 'black sheep' could make Internet run more efficiently | Global Brain | Scoop.it
(PhysOrg.com) -- Whether dealing with Internet traffic or vehicle traffic, congestion can slow everything down.
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Can science ever explain consciousness?

Can science ever explain consciousness? | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Anil Seth, Chris Frith and Barry Smith (of Birkbeck, not Buffalo!) outline the topography in a podcast.
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Could crowdsourcing be a better way to make legislation? - GigaOm

Could crowdsourcing be a better way to make legislation? - GigaOm | Global Brain | Scoop.it
GigaOmCould crowdsourcing be a better way to make legislation?
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Aurasma Augments the Real World With Real-time Web Updates - Bradenton Herald

Aurasma Augments the Real World With Real-time Web Updates - Bradenton Herald | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Aurasma Augments the Real World With Real-time Web UpdatesBradenton HeraldBeing able to view live web updates using a mobile device in this way enables the "Internet of things" to become an augmented reality.
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Hayles on Cybernetics | Digitocentrism:

Hayles on Cybernetics | Digitocentrism: | Global Brain | Scoop.it
“Cybernetics.” Mitchell, W. J. T. and Mark B. N. Hansen, eds. Critical Terms for Media Studies. Chicago/London: University of Chicago Press, 2010. 146-156. In this article Hayles suggests that media can be understood ...
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Google's Schmidt warns regulators against killing innovation

Google's Schmidt warns regulators against killing innovation | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Google chief Eric Schmidt on Tuesday urged regulators to allow technology to develop its own solutions amid privacy concerns, warning that drawing up specific laws could stifle innovation.
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Can Analyzing Social Networks Really Find Thought Leaders ...

There has been quite a lot of noise lately regarding the use of social network techniques to find key opinion leaders in the medical profession. Whether it's through what some call social network analysis or the creation of ...
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Microchip Mind Control, Implants And Cybernetics - Preskool Dropouts

Microchip Mind Control, Implants And Cybernetics - Preskool Dropouts | Global Brain | Scoop.it
In 1948 Norbert Weiner published a book, CYBERNETICS, defined as a neurological communication and control theory already in use in small circles at that time. Yoneji Masuda, "Father of Information Society," stated his ...
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Google+ Users Spent Just 3.3 Minutes There Last Month

Google+ Users Spent Just 3.3 Minutes There Last Month | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Users spent just 3.3 minutes on Google+ in January compared to 7.5 hours for Facebook, according to a new comScore report.
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Buddy Roemer Wants to Be the Internet’s First Presidential Candidate

Buddy Roemer Wants to Be the Internet’s First Presidential Candidate | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Buddy Roemer, former governor of Louisiana, wants to be the Internet’s first candidate for U.S. president.
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Can Collective Intelligence Provide Answers to Climate Change Questions? | Observations, Scientific American Blog Network

Can Collective Intelligence Provide Answers to Climate Change Questions? | Observations, Scientific American Blog Network | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Few science policy issues today are as complex or divisive as climate change. For that very reason a team of researchers is using the topic as ... (Can Collective Intelligence Provide Answers to Climate Change Questions?
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A New Event with the RSA – 21st Century Policy Development | Synthesis

A New Event with the RSA – 21st Century Policy Development | Synthesis | Global Brain | Scoop.it
announcing an event run by @synthesisips & @theRSAorg - "21st Century Policy Development" (#21CPD).
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