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The prospects of an emerging global intelligence on the internet and elsewhere
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Social Search Result Rankings for Top 500 Tech Writers [Study] - Search Engine Watch

Social Search Result Rankings for Top 500 Tech Writers [Study] - Search Engine Watch | Global Brain | Scoop.it
pnosker.comSocial Search Result Rankings for Top 500 Tech Writers [Study]Search Engine WatchThe discussion around the increased emphasis of Google+ in the SERPs has also brought with it some controversy around other social networks in the SERPs (such...
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Basics of embedded firewalls - Part 2: True security for the Internet of Things - Embedded.com

Basics of embedded firewalls - Part 2: True security for the Internet of Things - Embedded.com | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Basics of embedded firewalls - Part 2: True security for the Internet of ThingsEmbedded.com[Part 1 discusses Internet-based threats for embedded devices and why embedded devices need a firewall.] The purpose of an embedded firewall is to filter the...
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Augmented-reality rope lets you team up to fly a kite

Augmented-reality rope lets you team up to fly a kite | Global Brain | Scoop.it
(Credit: Rope Revolution)A new game called Rope Revolution developed by graduate student Lining Yao and colleagues at MIT uses an augmented-reality rope to allow players to fly a kite, ride a horse, or skip with a partner across the globe, New...
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IBM research advances device performance for quantum computing

IBM research advances device performance for quantum computing | Global Brain | Scoop.it
(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists at IBM Research have achieved major advances in quantum computing device performance that may accelerate the realization of a practical, full-scale quantum computer.
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How Localmind taps into collective human intelligence to find you the best local espresso

How Localmind taps into collective human intelligence to find you the best local espresso | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Localmind, an expert guide disguised as a question and answer app, has reached version 2.0 and expanded its ability to help you find the best local stuff. Specifically, you can now ...
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5 reasons why specialty social networks are appealing - Holy Kaw!

5 reasons why specialty social networks are appealing - Holy Kaw! | Global Brain | Scoop.it
RT @GuyKawasaki: 5 reasons why specialty social networks are appealing http://t.co/qJDoADXk...
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Innovation for the People, by the People

Innovation for the People, by the People | Global Brain | Scoop.it
The White House strategy of offering prizes to the public for their solutions to critical problems is working. (Govt is crowd-sourcing solutions to technical prblms. Could we encourage citizen-based solutions to other cmplx prblms?
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Global 2045: Randal Koene: Whole Brain Emulation Within Our Lifetime 1 | Plus Ultra Technologies/30 steps

Global 2045: Randal Koene: Whole Brain Emulation Within Our Lifetime 1 | Plus Ultra Technologies/30 steps | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Global 2045: Randal Koene: Whole Brain Emulation Within Our Lifetime 1 (Global 2045: Randal Koene: Whole Brain Emulation Within Our Lifetime 1 #minduploading #carboncopies #singularity http://t.co/FedNe5Lw...)...
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Global Industrial Robotics Market to Reach 204 Thousand Units by 2017, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc. - BroadcastNewsroom

An interesting analysis of the state of affairs of industry and robotics.

 

Robotic technologies have undergone sea changes, over the decades, goaded on by the need to automate the workforce and achieve zero-error tasks/operations. Incremental technology developments in chip design have transformed robots into smaller, more intelligent and less inexpensive marvels of mechatronic engineering.

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What Google+ Needs To Do Now

What Google+ Needs To Do Now | Global Brain | Scoop.it
It has been five months since Google+ opened to everyone. 90 million users have at least turned it on, and new Google users get Google+ automatically. It underlies all of Google now, from search to chat to maps to YouTube.
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The Age of Connectome: Q&A with Sebastian Seung | Cocktail Party Physics, Scientific American Blog Network

The Age of Connectome: Q&A with Sebastian Seung | Cocktail Party Physics, Scientific American Blog Network | Global Brain | Scoop.it
In 1949, a Canadian psychologist named Donald Hebb penned the following revolutionary words in his pioneering work, The Organization of Behavior:...
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The Patient of the Future

The Patient of the Future | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Internet pioneer Larry Smarr's quest to quantify everything about his health led him to a startling discovery, an unusual partnership with his doctor, and more control over his life.
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Culture not genes drives humans forward

Culture not genes drives humans forward | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Evolutionary biologist at the University of Reading Professor Mark Pagel argues that our cultural influences are more important to our success as a species than our genes in his new book published this week.
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New Study: Social Media is Redefining Americans' Relationship With Food - Bradenton Herald

New Study: Social Media is Redefining Americans' Relationship With Food - Bradenton Herald | Global Brain | Scoop.it
New Study: Social Media is Redefining Americans' Relationship With FoodBradenton HeraldStudy results show almost half of consumers learn about food via social networking sites, such as Twitter and Facebook, and 40 percent learn about food via...
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Robot assembles truss structures autonomously

Robot assembles truss structures autonomously | Global Brain | Scoop.it
(PhysOrg.com) -- Like something straight out of "Star Wars," armies of robots could nimbly be crawling up towers and skyscrapers to make repairs in the not-so-distant future, so humans don't have to.
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The Forgetting Pill Erases Painful Memories Forever

The Forgetting Pill Erases Painful Memories Forever | Global Brain | Scoop.it
New research shows that memories are formed and then actually rebuilt — and soon scientists may be able to target and erase specific memories altogether.
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Would an Internet of Things Threaten of the Internet of People?

Would an Internet of Things Threaten of the Internet of People? | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Machine to Machine: The Future Threat?" simple will lead to an Internet that is, by design, insecure.
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Spoonful of Medicine: Open innovation drug discovery looks to the masses for insight

Spoonful of Medicine: Open innovation drug discovery looks to the masses for insight | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Companies these days use crowdsourcing for everything from striking gold to marketing facial moisturizer.
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Moneyball, Big Data, The Internet of Things and Enterprise Mobility | Cloud Computing Journal

Moneyball, Big Data, The Internet of Things and Enterprise Mobility | Cloud Computing Journal | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Cloud Computing (RT @Ulitzer: Moneyball, #BigData, The Internet of Things and Enterprise Mobility by @krbenedict ▸ http://t.co/E2xkzru8 #Cloud #CloudExpo #CloudComputing...)...
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Three New Tools Bring Machine Learning Insights to the Masses

Three New Tools Bring Machine Learning Insights to the Masses | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Over the past few years, machine learning has quickly become the "secret sauce" of large-scale web sites.
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Art and Cognition: Integrating the Visual Arts in the Curriculum (Language and Literacy Series)

Art and Cognition: Integrating the Visual Arts in the Curriculum (Language and Literacy Series) | Global Brain | Scoop.it
An examination of the cognitive implications of education in the arts to see how, or whether, individuals can develop their powers of thought more fully thr (Art and Cognition: Integrating the Visual Arts in the Curriculum (Language and Literacy…...
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Decisions 2.0: The Power of Collective Intelligence

Decisions 2.0: The Power of Collective Intelligence | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Information markets, wikis and other applications that tap into the collective intelligence of groups have recently generated tremendous interest. But what”s the reality behind the hype?
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Review of Menary’s (ed.) The Extended Mind

Review of Menary’s (ed.) The Extended Mind | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Richard Menary’s long time coming The Extended Mind is reviewed here by  Joseph Ulatowski.
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38 million Americans visit social networks via mobile | Create a ...

38 million Americans visit social networks via mobile | Create a ... | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Make a mobile website for yourself or your business. Use a free mobile website template by Wix.com and customize with ease. | 38 million Americans visit social networks via mobile.
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