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The prospects of an emerging global intelligence on the internet and elsewhere
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Pinterest: Everything You Wanted to Know About 2012′s Hottest Startup [INFOGRAPHIC]

Pinterest: Everything You Wanted to Know About 2012′s Hottest Startup [INFOGRAPHIC] | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Pinterest has emerged as the runaway social media hit of early 2012. You probably knew that already. But did you know the company just has 12 people? Or that 97% of Pinterest’s Facebook fans are women?
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Observing complexity: systems theory and postmodernity « Learning ...

The rubric of systems theory brings together conceptual models and approaches in the sciences and social sciences that study complexity. It attempts to provide a coherent means of describing all systems, whether organic or ...
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6 surprising things social media can predict - The Week Magazine

6 surprising things social media can predict - The Week Magazine | Global Brain | Scoop.it
CBC.ca6 surprising things social media can predictThe Week MagazineThe FBI wants to mine social media for data it hopes can predict future terrorist attacks.
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Complexity Theories of Cities Have Come of Age | A Science of Cities

Complexity Theories of Cities Have Come of Age | A Science of Cities | Global Brain | Scoop.it
A new book on complexity and cities edited by Juval Portugali, Han Meyer, Egbert Stolk and Ekim Tan with the intriguing title that what we do has come of age. Well maybe, maybe not, I leave you to be the judge of that.
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Government of India to use Social Networks widely

Government of India to use Social Networks widely | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Government departments are increasingly using Social networks for dissemination of Information to people.
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Brains Are Automatic, But People Are Free | Re-Envision | Big Think

Brains Are Automatic, But People Are Free | Re-Envision | Big Think | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Mindpull. What's the Big Idea? Michael Gazzaniga, one of the world's leading researchers in cognitive neuroscience, describes the mystery of free will: “If you think about it this way, if you are a Martian coming by earth and ...
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Infinite storage in the cloud

Infinite storage in the cloud | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Bitcasa has created a new cloud service that promises “infinite storage” in the cloud for Windows and Mac.Once you install Bitcasa it prompts you to choose which of your folders to “cloudify.” Cloudified folders are uploaded to Bitcasa’s cloud...
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Amazon.com: Transactions on Computational Collective Intelligence II (Lecture Notes in Computer Science / Transactions on Computational Collective Intelligence) (9783642171543): Ngoc Thanh Nguyen, ...

Amazon.com: Transactions on Computational Collective Intelligence II (Lecture Notes in Computer Science / Transactions on Computational Collective Intelligence) (9783642171543): Ngoc Thanh Nguyen, Ryszard Kowalczyk: Books (Transactions on Computational...
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10 kickass crowdsourcing sites for your business

10 kickass crowdsourcing sites for your business | Global Brain | Scoop.it
I’m not a believer in the so-called wisdom of the crowd, but I do think that crowdsourcing has cemented its place in modern business.
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Dynamic Patterns: The Self-Organization of Brain and Behavior (Complex Adaptive Systems) – J. A. Scott Kelso download, read, buy online | e-Books

Dynamic Patterns: The Self-Organization of Brain and Behavior (Complex Adaptive Systems) 8211 J. A. Scott Kelso dow..
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Doing Biotech in My Bedroom

Doing Biotech in My Bedroom | Global Brain | Scoop.it
A new generation of biologists embraces the do-it-yourself ethic of computer programming.
In a spare bedroom of his mother's house in County Cork, Ireland, Cathal Garvey is repeating the feats that led to the dawn of the biotechnology age.
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The Power of Social Networks

The Power of Social Networks | Global Brain | Scoop.it
james fowler - James Fowler, a Professor of Medical Genetics and Political Science at the University of California, discusses the power that social networks hold ...
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How Developers Are Shaping the Future of Music

That the music industry has radically changed in the last decade is a serious understatement.
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2012: The Year of Acceleration - Forbes

2012: The Year of Acceleration - Forbes | Global Brain | Scoop.it
2012: The Year of AccelerationForbesFrom smart TVs to transparent smart windows, more and more devices are connected to the Internet and deliver and track data.
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Complexity Theory in Cities » Simulacra

Complexity Theory in Cities » Simulacra | Global Brain | Scoop.it
A new book on complexity and cities entitled “Complexity Theories of Cities Have Come of Age: An Overview with Implications to Urban Planning and Design” edited by Juval Portugali, Han Meyer, Egbert Stolk and Ekim Tan ...
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MindMeld

MindMeld | Global Brain | Scoop.it
The book MindMeld, a framework that captures the collective intelligence for innovative delivery, http://t.co/8iq31x9w #Training2012...
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Mark Hyman, MD: How Social Networks Control Your Health

Mark Hyman, MD: How Social Networks Control Your Health | Global Brain | Scoop.it
If you want to get healthy, you just might not want to go to a doctor. You might instead, go to church. The power of community to create health is far greater than any physician, clinic or hospital.
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Are We Reading Minds Yet? (Some considerations on recent ...

Are We Reading Minds Yet? (Some considerations on recent ... | Global Brain | Scoop.it
However, work in Dynamic Systems Theory over the last couple of decades, has shown that this is a limited model to use when dealing with complex open systems. Open complex systems, and the brain is certainly the most ...
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Too Big to Know: Rethinking Knowledge Now That the Facts Aren’t the Facts, Experts Are Everywhere, and the Smartest Person in the Room Is the Room

Too Big to Know: Rethinking Knowledge Now That the Facts Aren’t the Facts, Experts Are Everywhere, and the Smartest Person in the Room Is the Room | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Amazon | We used to know how to know. We got our answers from books or experts. We’d nail down the facts and move on. But in the Internet age, knowledge has moved onto networks. There’s more knowledge than ever, of course, but it’s different.
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Human Brain Is Limiting Global Data Growth, Say Computer Scientists - Technology Review

Human Brain Is Limiting Global Data Growth, Say Computer Scientists  - Technology Review | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Evidence has emerged that the brain's capacity to absorb information is limiting the amount of data humanity can produce (RT @mjjlou: Need for machine intel (though perhaps not AI): human brain is the rate limiting factor of global data growth -
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Big Data’s Impact in the World | The Internet of Things or the Industrial Internet | A 360° Perspective of Communications, Strategy, Technology and Advertising

Big Data’s Impact in the World | The Internet of Things or the Industrial Internet | A 360° Perspective of Communications, Strategy, Technology and Advertising | Global Brain | Scoop.it
For those who can make sense of the explosion of data, there are job opportunities in fields as diverse as crime, retail and dating.
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Summer Institute on Bounded Rationality | Max Planck Institute for Human Development

Summer Institute on Bounded Rationality | Max Planck Institute for Human Development | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Summer Institute on Bounded Rationality at Max Planck Institute Berlin.
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Crowd Sourcing - The UK Way - Feature

Crowd Sourcing - The UK Way - Feature | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Empower the smaller indie creators ... click for full feature (RT @SPOnGdotCom: Right, what the hell is the industry going about crowd-sourcing Game Dev?
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Policy Brief - Connecting Neurons, Concepts, and People: Brain Development and its Implications

RT @PreschoolToday: Did you know? The most significant advances in #brain architecture occur prenatally.
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