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The prospects of an emerging global intelligence on the internet and elsewhere
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Short-term Memory is Based on Synchronized Brain Oscillations - Bioscience Technology

Short-term Memory is Based on Synchronized Brain Oscillations - Bioscience Technology | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Bioscience TechnologyShort-term Memory is Based on Synchronized Brain OscillationsBioscience TechnologyA group of researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics in Tübingen, Germany have now come closer to answering this...
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Group Storytelling: 5 Best-In-Class Examples @PSFK | intelligence collective

Group Storytelling: 5 Best-In-Class Examples @PSFK | intelligence collective | Global Brain | Scoop.it
PSFK explores how crowdsourcing methods are becoming more popular across several different mediums.
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The Connection Between Good Nutrition and Good Cognition

The Connection Between Good Nutrition and Good Cognition | Global Brain | Scoop.it
A study that looked at biomarkers in the blood to correlate vitamins and brain function found clear links between nutrition and brain health. (Brain health is connected to physical health.
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Tim Leake » Embracing Simplicity vs. Embracing Complexity

Are you on Team Simplicity or Team Complexity? Discuss.
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Lucien Engelen: Crowdsource your health | Video on TED.com

TED Talks You can use your smartphone to find a local ATM, but what if you need a defibrillator?
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Cognitive Edge

Cognitive Edge | Global Brain | Scoop.it
RT @s_klinghardt: Cognitive Edge: Common Mistakes about Complexity in Human Society http://t.co/KMrI9S8V...
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Izumi Matsunaga | Klout

Izumi Matsunaga | Klout | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Klout is the Standard for Influence. Join Klout to discover your influence and compare with others you may know.
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Big Question (Answered): "Should Apple Build Its Own Social Network?"

In the wake of several companies admitting to uploading iPhone address book data without permission, Dan Frommer wonders if Apple should consider another go at social.
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TReil & Error: Designing User Experiences for Complex Systems

TReil & Error: Designing User Experiences for Complex Systems | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Note: The following is an excerpt from my Master's thesis entitled “User Experience Design of Complex Systems”. This is the final section of the research which provides a framework for designing user experiences for complex ...
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DNA Robot Kills Cancer Cells

DNA Robot Kills Cancer Cells | Global Brain | Scoop.it
By Alla Katsnelson of Nature magazineDNA origami, a technique for making structures from DNA, may be more than just a cool design concept.
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Kinect Society – a step forward for Social Networks | Kinect Hacks

Kinect Society – a step forward for Social Networks | Kinect Hacks | Global Brain | Scoop.it
A new age for social networks is on the way as the Kinect Society social network is on the way of becoming reality.
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This Robot-Human Handshake is Out of This World [VIDEO]

This Robot-Human Handshake is Out of This World [VIDEO] | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Each day, Mashable highlights one noteworthy YouTube video. Check out all our viral video picks.
It’s one small handshake for man, one giant handshake for robot-kind — and one entertaining video for robot aficionados and geeks alike.
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Learning to live with complexity :: CultureBy – Grant McCracken

Learning to live with complexity :: CultureBy – Grant McCracken | Global Brain | Scoop.it
An anthropologist looks at a new essay by Ed Batista on how coaches can help organizations adapt to the turbulence and complexity of the world.
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Museum Crowd Sourcing

Museum Crowd Sourcing | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Museum Crowd Sourcing The Walters is crowd-sourcing an entire exhibition. Hear the groan of a PhD. Via (Museum Crowd Sourcing - The Walters is crowd-sourcing an entire exhibition.
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Your Friends Are Now Your Customers

Your Friends Are Now Your Customers | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Social networks are altering the fabric of friendships, turning you into a business, and your friends and followers into customers of your content.
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Deric Bownds' MindBlog: Our brain's grasp of metaphors grounded in perception?

Deric Bownds' MindBlog: Our brain's grasp of metaphors grounded in perception? | Global Brain | Scoop.it
RT @NeuroNow: Our brain's grasp of metaphors grounded in perception?: Theories of grounded cognition suggest that knowledge is...
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Kinect Society – a step forward for Social Networks | Kinect Hacks | Global Brain | Scoop.it

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Zynga Wants To Cut Dependency On Facebook

Zynga is in talks to partner with other portals in a bid to wean itself off the Facebook teat.
The company is the largest game developer on Facebook and raised $1 billion last year in an initial public offering of its stock.
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Wise up on social networks - expert

Wise up on social networks - expert | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Social network users should be more "street smart" on online networks to protect themselves, an expert has said.
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Google Tracked Users Via Their iPhones [REPORT]

Google Tracked Users Via Their iPhones [REPORT] | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Google and other companies have overridden the iPhone‘s privacy settings to monitor users’ web-browsing habits, according to a report.
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Graphs, Brains, and Gremlin

Graphs, Brains, and Gremlin | Global Brain | Scoop.it
What do graphs and brains have in common? First, they both share a relatively similar structure: Vertices/neurons are connected to each other by edges/axons. Second, they both share a similar proce...
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Spatial Cognition and the Elastic Brain « Computers, Society, and ...

Spatial Cognition and the Elastic Brain. Last week I stepped out of the St. Joseph metro station at a stop I don't normally exit. I gathered my bearings by assessing what surrounded me and began to walk to my final destination.
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Discovery – On Keeping an Eye Open At All Times

Discovery – On Keeping an Eye Open At All Times | Global Brain | Scoop.it
In my previous post, I spoke about Content Discovery and The Enterprise, specifically about the case of dealing with flows of information external to the company, of monitoring such flows for specific signals or “intelligence”.
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Pentagon's Project 'Avatar': Same as the Movie, but With Robots Instead of Aliens

Pentagon's Project 'Avatar': Same as the Movie, but With Robots Instead of Aliens | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Soldiers practically inhabiting the mechanical bodies of androids, who will take the humans' place on the battlefield. Or sophisticated tech that spots a powerful laser ray, then stops it from obliterating its target.
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