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The prospects of an emerging global intelligence on the internet and elsewhere
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The Indie - Social Networks, Social Applications

The Indie - Social Networks, Social Applications | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Learn about the how The Indie uses social networks to expose music to millions of new fans.
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Beyond Facebook: The Rise Of Interest-Based Social Networks | iPadGuru - Free Apple iPad 3G & Wifi News, Apps, Cases, News, Reviews & Jailbreak Info

Beyond Facebook: The Rise Of Interest-Based Social Networks | iPadGuru - Free Apple iPad 3G & Wifi News, Apps, Cases, News, Reviews & Jailbreak Info | Global Brain | Scoop.it
With the pending public offering of Facebook anticipated to be the largest tech IPO in history, it’s an interesting time to think about where we go from here. Some say “social is done,” Facebook is all the social media anyone would ever want or need.
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Nevada First State to Approve Self-Driving Cars

Nevada First State to Approve Self-Driving Cars | Global Brain | Scoop.it
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Nevada has become the first state in the United States to approve self-driving cars, a necessary step for Google's vision to become a reality.
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Artist's 'Transparency Grenade' Wants to Blow Apart Corporate Secrecy

Artist's 'Transparency Grenade' Wants to Blow Apart Corporate Secrecy | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Artist Julian Oliver has put together a ?transparency grenade? that lets users leak information from closed meetings by just pulling a pin.
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Cloud is Simple. Well, It’s Real Complex but that Complexity Can, and Should, be Hidden from Users.

Cloud is Simple. Well, It’s Real Complex but that Complexity Can, and Should, be Hidden from Users. | Global Brain | Scoop.it
RT @justinpirie: Cloud is Simple. Well, It’s Real Complex but that Complexity Can, and Should, be Hidden from Users.
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Sex, Drugs, and Firing Neurons: This Is Your Brain on Cognition

Sex, Drugs, and Firing Neurons: This Is Your Brain on Cognition | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Complete video at: fora.tv Neuroscientist Susan Greenfield describes the brain's cognitive processes for interpreting and learning from new sensations. Greenfield claims thrill-seeking -- "sex, drugs, and rock and roll" -- undermines these proc ...
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Trust, Complexity and Control: Confidence in a Convergent World – Piotr Cofta ebook | e-Books

Trust, Complexity and Control: Confidence in a Convergent World 8211 Piotr Cofta ebook http://t.co/vQRFQaNI...
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The Laboratorium : How Law Responds to Complex Systems

The Laboratorium : How Law Responds to Complex Systems | Global Brain | Scoop.it
In my first post on A Legal Theory for Autonomous Artificial Agents, I discussed some of the different kinds of complex systems law deals with. I'd like to continue by considering some of the different ways law deals with them.
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Crowdsourcing, Freedom, and Anonymity

Crowdsourcing, Freedom, and Anonymity | Global Brain | Scoop.it
In an ideal co-creation environment, anonymity is one way of creating that freedom of expression. But it also comes with a challenge: anonymity removes ego from the co-creation process (which is a typical motivator for social ...
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MASTER THESIS - How crowdsourcing can contribute to early stage ...

MASTER THESIS - How crowdsourcing can contribute to early stage ... | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Hej! I am doing a master thesis on how crowdsourcing can contribute to early stage of innovation process. As you might know, not all of the crowdsourcing experiences turn to success. There are different reasons contributed to ...
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Disruptive Technologies – Part 3: the Music Editor ... - Cognition Tech

Disruptive Technologies – Part 3: the Music Editor and the Voice Changer. Article by Josh Nowell. Staunch critics of this defining evolution of technologies might still find neither Napster nor the VoIP epitomic of disruptive ...
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What Conspiracy Theories Teach Us About Reason | cognition

What Conspiracy Theories Teach Us About Reason | cognition | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Conspiracy theories are tempting. There is something especially charming about a forged moon landing or government-backed assassination. Christopher Hitchens called them “the exhaust fumes of dem...
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Nomads, Knowmads, Noumads

Nomads, Knowmads, Noumads | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Nomads have very special relations with space. They go from location to location but never make a location their own. Something is missing from their maps.
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The Diaspora Project

The Diaspora Project | Global Brain | Scoop.it
New social networks hope to benefit from the Facebook backlash - Diaspora http://t.co/BFQMeoXX...
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V.A. Shiva Ayyadurai: Inventor of e-mail honored by Smithsonian

V.A. Shiva Ayyadurai: Inventor of e-mail honored by Smithsonian | Global Brain | Scoop.it
V.A. Shiva Ayyadurai spoke about the discovery he made at the age of 14, and his path from a New Jersey high school to the Smithsonian.
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Internet of Things London

Internet of Things London | Global Brain | Scoop.it
The IoT London Meetup will be hosted by the 2012 Citizen Cyberscience Summit, a 3 day event that aims to bring together people from a wide range of Web-based science projects, ranging from volunteer c (I'm attending a Meetup with Internet of Things...
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Amazon.com: Synergetic Computers and Cognition: A Top-Down Approach to Neural Nets (Springer Series in Synergetics) (9783540530305): Hermann Haken, H. Haken: Books

Amazon.com: Synergetic Computers and Cognition: A Top-Down Approach to Neural Nets (Springer Series in Synergetics) (9783540530305): Hermann Haken, H. Haken: Books | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Amazon.com: Synergetic Computers and Cognition: A Top-Down Approach to Neural Nets (Springer Series in Synergetics) (9783540530305): Hermann Haken, H.
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Society for Neuroscience - Brain Awareness Week

Society for Neuroscience - Brain Awareness Week | Global Brain | Scoop.it
The Society for Neuroscience is a nonprofit membership organization of basic scientists and physicians who study the brain and nervous system.
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Making the Internet of Things Simple | Arena Media

Making the Internet of Things Simple | Arena Media | Global Brain | Scoop.it
The Internet of Things has been an overtrending term over the last year or so that is used to describe the injection of connectivity and media in to real.
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Colin McGinn on Philosophy of Mind

Colin McGinn on Philosophy of Mind | Global Brain | Scoop.it
McGinn, one of my favourite philosophers of mind, notwithstanding Dennett’s view of McGinn’s well-known position: In the Critics section of this week’s New Statesman, ten pages of which are devoted to a philosophy special, our Critic at Large is Colin...
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The Pathology of Stabilisation in Complex Adaptive Systems

The Pathology of Stabilisation in Complex Adaptive Systems | Global Brain | Scoop.it
The Pathology of Stabilisation in Complex Adaptive Systems. Complex_systems_organizational_map Ashwin Parameswaran over at Macroeconomic Resilience: The core insight of the resilience-stability tradeoff is that ...
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Social Networks for Scientists Won't Work

Social Networks for Scientists Won't Work | Global Brain | Scoop.it
We're not really picking on any particular social network effort here. But why haven't any of these platforms truly caught on in the scientific community?
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