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The prospects of an emerging global intelligence on the internet and elsewhere
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Google's Schmidt warns regulators against killing innovation

Google's Schmidt warns regulators against killing innovation | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Google chief Eric Schmidt on Tuesday urged regulators to allow technology to develop its own solutions amid privacy concerns, warning that drawing up specific laws could stifle innovation.
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Can Analyzing Social Networks Really Find Thought Leaders ...

There has been quite a lot of noise lately regarding the use of social network techniques to find key opinion leaders in the medical profession. Whether it's through what some call social network analysis or the creation of ...
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Microchip Mind Control, Implants And Cybernetics - Preskool Dropouts

Microchip Mind Control, Implants And Cybernetics - Preskool Dropouts | Global Brain | Scoop.it
In 1948 Norbert Weiner published a book, CYBERNETICS, defined as a neurological communication and control theory already in use in small circles at that time. Yoneji Masuda, "Father of Information Society," stated his ...
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Google+ Users Spent Just 3.3 Minutes There Last Month

Google+ Users Spent Just 3.3 Minutes There Last Month | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Users spent just 3.3 minutes on Google+ in January compared to 7.5 hours for Facebook, according to a new comScore report.
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Buddy Roemer Wants to Be the Internet’s First Presidential Candidate

Buddy Roemer Wants to Be the Internet’s First Presidential Candidate | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Buddy Roemer, former governor of Louisiana, wants to be the Internet’s first candidate for U.S. president.
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Can Collective Intelligence Provide Answers to Climate Change Questions? | Observations, Scientific American Blog Network

Can Collective Intelligence Provide Answers to Climate Change Questions? | Observations, Scientific American Blog Network | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Few science policy issues today are as complex or divisive as climate change. For that very reason a team of researchers is using the topic as ... (Can Collective Intelligence Provide Answers to Climate Change Questions?
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A New Event with the RSA – 21st Century Policy Development | Synthesis

A New Event with the RSA – 21st Century Policy Development | Synthesis | Global Brain | Scoop.it
announcing an event run by @synthesisips & @theRSAorg - "21st Century Policy Development" (#21CPD).
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City with Superfast Internet Invites Innovators to Play

City with Superfast Internet Invites Innovators to Play | Global Brain | Scoop.it
A Tennessee city with one-gigabit-per-second Internet runs a $300,000 contest to find ways of using it.
Citizens in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have access to one-gigabit-per-second Internet—that's 100 times the U.S.
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How to Control a Prosthesis With Your Mind - IEEE Spectrum

How to Control a Prosthesis With Your Mind - IEEE Spectrum | Global Brain | Scoop.it
How to Control a Prosthesis With Your MindIEEE SpectrumLots of people, it turns out, have dreamed of just such a system, which for decades has fired the imaginations of scientists, engineers, and science fiction authors.
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NeuroLeadership Group

NeuroLeadership Group | Global Brain | Scoop.it
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The best way to understand our brain based approach to coaching is to have a...
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City Leaders Amplify Weak Signals, Quicken Collective Intelligence

City Leaders Amplify Weak Signals, Quicken Collective Intelligence | Global Brain | Scoop.it
New research shows the power of the web to spread diversity and infect conformity by the provocation of weak signals. Farhad Manjoo from Slate reconsiders his(?) book True Enough's proposition th...
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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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The Pirate Bay Switches from Torrents to Untraceable Magnet Links

The Pirate Bay Switches from Torrents to Untraceable Magnet Links | Global Brain | Scoop.it
The Pirate Bay will no longer link to .torrent files. It will use better technology instead. "Today marks the end of an era," the Pirate Bay blog says. "Sort of." The famed torrent site will now use magnet links.
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Complexity and sustainability « Reflexivepractice

Governance processes work best if they are polycentric, rather than rationally optimised, and one size fits all panaceas are not to be recommended. Complexity, she argues, is not to be rationalised away or denied: rather it ...
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"Internet of Things" a Chinese national initiative - Fierce Energy

"Internet of Things" a Chinese national initiative - Fierce Energy | Global Brain | Scoop.it
"Internet of Things" a Chinese national initiativeFierce Energy"China's latest economic five-year-plan has placed the 'Internet of Things' as a key, strategic national industry initiative for the country," said Jake Saunders, ABI's Vice President...
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Collective Intelligence 2012 | Anthro of the Body | Appunti sparsi di Antropologia del Corpo

Collective Intelligence 2012 | Anthro of the Body | Appunti sparsi di Antropologia del Corpo | Global Brain | Scoop.it
"Collective intelligence has existed at least as long as humans have, because families, armies, countries, and companies have all--at least sometimes--acted collectively in ways that seem intelligent.
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Enviable Things: Future of Collective Intelligence: Location! Location! Location!

Enviable Things: Future of Collective Intelligence: Location! Location! Location! | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Future of Collective Intelligence: Location! Location! Location!: Future of Collective Intelligence: Locatio...
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If cars could talk to one another, what could (and should) they say?

If cars could talk to one another, what could (and should) they say? | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Ford envisions a future of 4 billion cars that communicate with one another as peers, sharing information such as their speed, direction and the moment they brake with all of the other vehicles on the road.
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Removing 'black sheep' could make Internet run more efficiently

Removing 'black sheep' could make Internet run more efficiently | Global Brain | Scoop.it
(PhysOrg.com) -- Whether dealing with Internet traffic or vehicle traffic, congestion can slow everything down.
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Google: Technology is making science fiction real

Google: Technology is making science fiction real | Global Brain | Scoop.it
(AP) -- Google's executive chairman says rapid advances in technology are increasingly turning science fiction into reality, meaning people will soon have driverless cars and the ability to experience being in another place without ever leaving...
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News in Brief: 2012 Computational and Systems Neuroscience Meeting - Science News

News in Brief: 2012 Computational and Systems Neuroscience Meeting - Science News | Global Brain | Scoop.it
News in Brief: 2012 Computational and Systems Neuroscience MeetingScience NewsSALT LAKE CITY—Each section of a squirming worm's body follows the leader, a study presented February 25 at the Computational and Systems Neuroscience meeting shows.
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Generation Y: The Internet’s Effects on Cognition and Education | Triple Helix Online

Generation Y: The Internet’s Effects on Cognition and Education | Triple Helix Online | Global Brain | Scoop.it
In light of recent studies that found that internet usage affects cognition, education is faced with the challenge of adapting to internet minded students.
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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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