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The prospects of an emerging global intelligence on the internet and elsewhere
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To Maximize Collective Intelligence, Communicate More

To Maximize Collective Intelligence, Communicate More | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Not necessarily. Teams can be smarter and more effective than the individuals who make up the team -- the whole can indeed be bigger and better than just the sum of its parts, but only under the right circumstances.
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Cool Infographics - Blog - The Internet of Things

Cool Infographics - Blog - The Internet of Things | Global Brain | Scoop.it
The Internet of things http://t.co/3rEu6FxC...
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INFOGRAPHIC: How Much Time Do You Waste on Social Networks? | The Undercover Recruiter

INFOGRAPHIC: How Much Time Do You Waste on Social Networks? | The Undercover Recruiter | Global Brain | Scoop.it
The average employee will spend 12% of the working day using unproductive applications, such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube. Only 59% of the day is spent using applications, which are deemed productive.
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Think fast! Take risks! New study finds a link between fast thinking and risk taking

Think fast! Take risks! New study finds a link between fast thinking and risk taking | Global Brain | Scoop.it
(Medical Xpress) -- New experiments show that the experience of thinking fast makes people more likely to take risks.
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Review: Getting Stuck on Pinterest

Review: Getting Stuck on Pinterest | Global Brain | Scoop.it
A social curation startup makes collecting, and sharing, Web images surprisingly addictive.
Until about a week ago, I was awful at cataloging my online finds.
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Cognition, Pleasure, and Perplexity: Their Interactions in the Maelstrom of Fantastika - SF Signal – A Speculative Fiction Blog

Cognition, Pleasure, and Perplexity: Their Interactions in the Maelstrom of Fantastika - SF Signal – A Speculative Fiction Blog | Global Brain | Scoop.it
RT @sfsignal: John Stevens (@EruditeOgre) on Cognition, Pleasure, and Perplexity in Fantastika: http://t.co/Oldsrzre...
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Amazon.com: A Missing Link in Cybernetics: Logic and Continuity (IFSR International Series on Systems Science and Engineering) (9781441925848): Alex M. Andrew: Books

Amazon.com: A Missing Link in Cybernetics: Logic and Continuity (IFSR International Series on Systems Science and Engineering) (9781441925848): Alex M.
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Four Weird Things the Internet Is Doing to Our Understanding of Television

Four Weird Things the Internet Is Doing to Our Understanding of Television | Global Brain | Scoop.it
People seem really intent these days on fusing television with the Internet. On one level this makes no sense.
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#tweetsmart

#tweetsmart | Global Brain | Scoop.it
"OK. I’ve got my Twitter account…now what can I do with it?" Sound familiar? #tweetsmart provides the answer with 25 creative projects to help your business, cause, or organization grow.
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Intelligence is mathematically intractable - Science 2.0 (blog)

Intelligence is mathematically intractable - Science 2.0 (blog) | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Intelligence is mathematically intractableScience 2.0 (blog)Any simple algorithm developed to use it correctly will fail in a simple but unexpected way, complex algorithms fail in complex ways and any change in the environment in which the data is...
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Applying Google’s page-rank software to the molecular world

Applying Google’s page-rank software to the molecular world | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Google's PageRank software has been adapted to determine the way molecules are shaped, organized, and combined (credit: WSU)Aurora Clark, an associate professor of chemistry at Washington State University, has adapted Google’s PageRank software to...
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Amazon.com: Understanding Understanding: Essays on Cybernetics and Cognition eBook: Heinz Von Foerster: Kindle Store

Amazon.com: Understanding Understanding: Essays on Cybernetics and Cognition eBook: Heinz Von Foerster: Kindle Store | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Amazon.com: Understanding Understanding: Essays on Cybernetics and Cognition eBook: Heinz Von Foerster: Kindle Store (Understanding Understanding: Essays on Cybernetics and Cognition: In these ground-breaking essays, Heinz von Foe...)...
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Smart Cities - Today’s Difference; Tomorrow’s Ideas - by Rob Parkes of Alcatel-Lucent | M2M Magazine

Smart Cities - Today’s Difference; Tomorrow’s Ideas - by Rob Parkes of Alcatel-Lucent | M2M Magazine | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Smart Cities - Today’s Difference; Tomorrow’s Ideas - by Rob Parkes of Alcatel-Lucent (fastest broadband in the US - what are the implications on this city?
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Amazon.com: Functional Models of Cognition: Self-Organizing Dynamics and Semantic Structures in Cognitive Systems (THEORY AND DECISION LIBRARY: Series A} eBook: Arturo Carsetti: Kindle Store

Amazon.com: Functional Models of Cognition: Self-Organizing Dynamics and Semantic Structures in Cognitive Systems (THEORY AND DECISION LIBRARY: Series A} eBook: Arturo Carsetti: Kindle Store | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Amazon.com: Functional Models of Cognition: Self-Organizing Dynamics and Semantic Structures in Cognitive Systems (THEORY AND DECISION LIBRARY: Series A} eBook: Arturo Carsetti: Kindle Store (Functional Models of Cognition: Self-Organizing Dynamics...
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LinkedIn Founder, Reid Hoffman Looking for a Bigger Slice of China – Can He Really Succeed? | TechNode

LinkedIn Founder, Reid Hoffman Looking for a Bigger Slice of China – Can He Really Succeed? | TechNode | Global Brain | Scoop.it
A professional social network like LinkedIn is clearly valuable. Its market cap is an impressive US$9 Billion and last traded at US$92. (RT @GlobalAsianista: All that Guanxi. Even Chinese Online Professional Social networks struggle in China.
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Genetic 'Rosetta Stone' unveiled in Nature

Genetic 'Rosetta Stone' unveiled in Nature | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Scientists have developed a new community resource that may act as a Rosetta Stone for revealing the genetic basis of traits and disease.
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Guess What? This Mobile Internet Thing Just Might Be a Big Deal. - All Things Digital

Guess What? This Mobile Internet Thing Just Might Be a Big Deal. - All Things Digital | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Technology Bloom NewsGuess What?This Mobile Internet Thing Just Might Be a Big Deal.All Things DigitalNetworking giant Cisco Systems today revealed the latest version of its Visual Networking Index, its regularly updated look ahead at how big the ...
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Physicists Predict The Existence of Time Crystals

Physicists Predict The Existence of Time Crystals | Global Brain | Scoop.it
If crystals exist in spatial dimensions, then they ought to exist in the dimension of time too, says Nobel prize-winning physicist
One of the most powerful ideas in modern physics is that the Universe is governed by symmetry.

 

This is more than a bit removed from the subject matter of this topic but notice the prospect of computing without energy...

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ABCs of Cognition, Emotion, and Action and controversy in cognitive neuroscience

ABCs of Cognition, Emotion, and Action and controversy in cognitive neuroscience | Global Brain | Scoop.it
ABCs of Cognition, Emotion, and Action and controversy in cognitive neuroscience (ABCs of Cognition, Emotion, and Action and controversy in cognitive neuroscience http://t.co/ZeXGXGP8...)...
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Complexity and User Experience - Boxes and Arrows: The design behind the design

Complexity and User Experience - Boxes and Arrows: The design behind the design | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Complexity and User Experience http://t.co/mZiBGFfw...
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Machine Learning for Hackers

Machine Learning for Hackers | Global Brain | Scoop.it
If you’re an experienced programmer interested in crunching data, this book will get you started with machine learning—a toolkit of algorithms that enables computers to train themselves to automate useful tasks.
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Interview with Peter Thiel

Interview with Peter Thiel | Global Brain | Scoop.it
A conversation with Peter Thiel, founding CEO of PayPal; Member, Board of Directors, Facebook; entrepreneur; and venture capitalist.
Recorded for the Harvard Political Review.
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The machines are talking a lot

The machines are talking a lot | Global Brain | Scoop.it
(Credit: Cisco)Cisco has released its annual analysis of how much Internet usage is growing on mobile devices, and the report produced some staggering numbers, says Technology Review Editors blog.Cisco expects 7.6 exabytes of data flowing to mobile...
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Brain Awareness Week - Dana Foundation

Brain Awareness Week - Dana Foundation | Global Brain | Scoop.it
#Brain Awareness Week (BAW) is the global campaign to increase public awareness of brain research.
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CrowdSquare and The Crowd Sourcing Revolution

CrowdSquare and The Crowd Sourcing Revolution | Global Brain | Scoop.it
"We will create a social community website to break down the difficulties and obstacles of bringing your project and startup ideas to life." On the internet today there are many more entrepreneurial opportunities for business or creative minded...
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