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The prospects of an emerging global intelligence on the internet and elsewhere
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The TED Prize Goes to The City 2.0

The TED Prize Goes to The City 2.0 | Global Brain | Scoop.it
The TED Prize is awarded annually to an exceptional individual who receives $100,000 and “One Wish to Change the World.” The goal is to help the individual turn their idea into inspiring action.
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Super-human brain technology sparks ethics debate - msnbc.com

Super-human brain technology sparks ethics debate - msnbc.com | Global Brain | Scoop.it
msnbc.comSuper-human brain technology sparks ethics debatemsnbc.comKevin Warwick, a professor of Cybernetics at the University of Reading and a supporter of more neurotechnology research, said some experimental brain technologies had great...
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News.me hits the iPhone as it builds out a social network for news - VentureBeat

News.me hits the iPhone as it builds out a social network for news - VentureBeat | Global Brain | Scoop.it
VentureBeatNews.me hits the iPhone as it builds out a social network for newsVentureBeat“We're very focused on building a social network for news from the ground up, and the iPhone is a natural part of that ecosystem.” In designing for the iPhone...
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Plus Ultra Technologies/30 steps

Plus Ultra Technologies/30 steps | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Ray Kurzweil: Neo Cortex -- Randal Koene: Whole Brain Emulation -- coverage of Global Future 2045 on http://t.co/GrHRSxJQ...
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Social Networks and Mobile Games Get a Place to Hook Up

Social Networks and Mobile Games Get a Place to Hook Up | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Social game distributor Viximo announced a platform called Social Zone that will allow mobile game developers to simply integrate social media features into their games.
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So You Think You Can Multitask? Think Again.

So You Think You Can Multitask? Think Again. | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Multitasking is often associated with enhanced productivity, but multitasking may do more harm than good in a lot of what you do.
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The Rising Power of Visual Content on Social Networks

The Rising Power of Visual Content on Social Networks | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Pinterest. Google. Twitter. Facebook. Discover how enhancements to social media platforms and the launch of new social networks have increased the importance of visual content.
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More than Half of People that Access Social Networks on their Smartphone do so on a Near Daily Basis

More than Half of People that Access Social Networks on their Smartphone do so on a Near Daily Basis | Global Brain | Scoop.it
2011 saw the continued rise of social networking via smartphone devices and the increasing frequency of this behavior.
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Peter Diamandis at TED - Abundance Is Our Future

Peter Diamandis at TED - Abundance Is Our Future | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Onstage at TED2012, co-author of Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You Think, Peter Diamandis makes a case for optimism -- that we'll invent, innovate and create ways to solve the challenges...
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International Journal on Cybernetics & Informatics ( IJCI) « techcfp

This journal focuses on the areas related to cybernetics which is information, control and system theory, understanding the design and function of any system and the relationship among these applications.
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Me, My Money, and My Devices

Me, My Money, and My Devices | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Technology has yet to fundamentally change how we think about money. As the mobile Internet begins to take financial control out of the hands of bank tellers and regulators, innovators are connecting us to our money in new ways.
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Wish for city of the future takes shape at TED

Wish for city of the future takes shape at TED | Global Brain | Scoop.it
The innovation group TED has given its coveted annual prize for the first time to an idea -- the city of the future.
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SETI launches SETILive.org to empower citizen scientists

SETI launches SETILive.org to empower citizen scientists | Global Brain | Scoop.it
As part of the TED Prize Wish made by renowned astronomer Jill Tarter, the TED Prize today launches SETI Live (setilive.org): a site where – for the first time – the public can view data being collected by radio telescopes and collectively help...
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Top 14 Business Intelligence predictions for 2012 | SmartData Collective

Top 14 Business Intelligence predictions for 2012 | SmartData Collective | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Don’t confuse continuity for laziness. On face value, rehashing events already transpired as ‘predictions’ may create the appearance of lethargy.
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On the path to 1 terabit-per-second networks

On the path to 1 terabit-per-second networks | Global Brain | Scoop.it
As IP traffic continues to increase and the router interface rate extends beyond 100 gigabits-per-second (Gb/s), future optical networks—ones that would achieve unprecedented speeds of 1 terabit-per-second (Tb/s)—will be required to support the...
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You Have a Hive Mind

Every decision you make is essentially a committee act. Members chime in, options are weighed, and eventually a single proposal for action is approved by consensus. The committee, of course, is the densely knit society of neurons in your head.
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Strata: Mixing the Social Data Cocktail

Strata: Mixing the Social Data Cocktail | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Everyone knows you can learn a lot by trawling data coming from social media services like Twitter, Facebook and Flickr. But sometimes the data will surprise you.
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Cambridge Project Pits ‘Internet Of Things’ Against The Weather

Cambridge Project Pits ‘Internet Of Things’ Against The Weather | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Cambridge Wireless, a forum of wireless companies, is starting a project which will look at how data collection and sharing could help the UK in times of severe weather.
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Social-Dominance Motives and Diversity Definitions

Social-Dominance Motives and Diversity Definitions | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Los Angeles, CA, USA. What diversity means depends on the role of ideology in helping people determine what they count as diverse, questioning the utility of the concept.
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App scans users’ social networks to suggest useful professional connections

App scans users’ social networks to suggest useful professional connections | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Intro is a free app that helps users grow their professional networks by using their social network data to introduce them to new business contacts.
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Hayek in Today’s Cognitive Neuroscience

Hayek in Today’s Cognitive Neuroscience | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Check out Joaquín Fuster’s recent paper: Only now, more than half a century after the publication of his theoretical book (Hayek, 1952), is the reaction to Hayek’s argument beginning to be heard. And it’s a positive reaction, now supported by facts.
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ARM CEO on the 'Internet of Things' - MarketWatch

ARM CEO on the 'Internet of Things' - MarketWatch | Global Brain | Scoop.it
ARM CEO on the 'Internet of Things'MarketWatchThe CEO of chip designer ARM Holdings, Warren East, tells WSJ's Ben Rooney that the mobile world is delivering a network that will connect billions of smart devices through the web.
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Tweets At the Table? More of Us Mix Social Media With Food

Tweets At the Table? More of Us Mix Social Media With Food | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Social media is changing the way we eat. Many of us are giving up around-the-table dinners to dine with their computers or phones.
A new study called “Clicks and Cravings” examines this trend — and suggests it’s not a bad thing.
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KMWorld 100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management - KMWorld Magazine

KMWorld 100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management - KMWorld Magazine | Global Brain | Scoop.it
KMWorld 100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge ManagementKMWorld MagazineAnd, as we keep reminding, we view knowledge management not as an application per se, rather a commitment to help harvest an organization's collective intelligence to best...
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Distributors reel from Mad Wednesday rush for $35 Pi

Distributors reel from Mad Wednesday rush for $35 Pi | Global Brain | Scoop.it
(PhysOrg.com) -- No long lines winding down Madison Avenue; no marching bands in Barcelona; no glossy ads in mainstream magazines.
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