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The prospects of an emerging global intelligence on the internet and elsewhere
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The School of Life : Charles Fernyhough Asks Does Neuroscience Change The Way We Understand Ourselves?

The School of Life : Charles Fernyhough Asks Does Neuroscience Change The Way We Understand Ourselves? | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Brain science is everywhere. The ‘neuro-’ prefix has been used to jazz up approaches to self-help, ethics, aesthetics, marketing, economics, even parenting.
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The Meta-Story: How Wired Published Its GitHub Story on GitHub

The Meta-Story: How Wired Published Its GitHub Story on GitHub | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Earlier this week, Wired published a story about GitHub, the "version control" site that's taking the internet by storm. But it was more than just a story. It was an experiment in version control.
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Amazon.com: Networks, Topology and Dynamics: Theory and Applications to Economics and Social Systems (Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems) (9783540684077): Ahmad K. Naimzada, Silvan...

Amazon.com: Networks, Topology and Dynamics: Theory and Applications to Economics and Social Systems (Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems) (9783540684077): Ahmad K.
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When tech intelligence exceeds collective wisdom – Nexalogy Environics | Social Media Intelligence

When tech intelligence exceeds collective wisdom – Nexalogy Environics | Social Media Intelligence | Global Brain | Scoop.it
When tech intelligence exceeds collective wisdom – Nexalogy ...: Essentially, Russell is saying that we invent t...
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5 Reasons Niche Social Networks Are Winning New Users

5 Reasons Niche Social Networks Are Winning New Users | Global Brain | Scoop.it
One constant through the many evolutions of Internet platforms is the fickleness of human beings.
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Crowdsourcing: Did You Ever Think About It This Way? | CosmoReport

Crowdsourcing: Did You Ever Think About It This Way? | CosmoReport | Global Brain | Scoop.it
With the rise of Web 2.0, the term crowdsourcing has gained broad exposure. However, the principle has been existing for numerous years. What advantage does crowdsourcing really bring humanity at large?
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A New Type of Social Media – *Collective Intelligence* | Secret of Search Engine

"A New Type of Social Media – *Collective Intelligence*" http://t.co/C3hE2Rll...
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New approach to education uses social networking | KurzweilAI

New approach to education uses social networking | KurzweilAI | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Classroom Salon, a social networking application developed by researchers at Carnegie Mellon University, engages students in online learning communities (New approach to education uses social networking | KurzweilAI
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Exogenous Complexity: Being Clever : Beyond Search

Exogenous Complexity: Being Clever : Beyond Search | Global Brain | Scoop.it
In this essay, I want to consider exogenous complexity in the context of the consumerization of information technology and, by extension, on information access in an organization. The spark for my thinking was the write up ...
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Ericsson envisions connected “Thinking Cities” - SlashGear

Ericsson envisions connected “Thinking Cities” - SlashGear | Global Brain | Scoop.it
The Next WebEricsson envisions connected “Thinking Cities”SlashGearJust yesterday we talked about Evrythng pushing for “The Internet of Things” involving the digital interconnectedness of all physical objects around us, well Ericsson has long had ...
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Stochastic Pattern Recognition Dramatically Outperforms Conventional Techniques

Stochastic Pattern Recognition Dramatically Outperforms Conventional Techniques | Global Brain | Scoop.it
A stochastic computer, designed to help an autonomous vehicle navigate, outperforms a conventional computer by three orders of magnitude, say computer scientists
Stochastic computing is one of logic's little gems.
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Sci-Fi Cybernetic Implants: How Far Away Are We? - Business 2 Community

Sci-Fi Cybernetic Implants: How Far Away Are We? - Business 2 Community | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Sci-Fi Cybernetic Implants: How Far Away Are We?
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Infochimps Tame the Big Data Elephant

Infochimps Tame the Big Data Elephant | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Infochimps has tamed the Big Data elephant, and now it want to hand the reins to you. The Austin, Texas company has rolled out its internal Big Data management tools as a product.
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Rethinking the social structure of ancient Eurasian nomads

Rethinking the social structure of ancient Eurasian nomads | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Prehistoric Eurasian nomads are commonly perceived as horse riding bandits who utilized their mobility and military skill to antagonize ancient civilizations such as the Chinese, Persians, and Greeks.
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'Smart' cities aim to predict -- and manage -- traffic future | Energy

'Smart' cities aim to predict -- and manage -- traffic future | Energy | Global Brain | Scoop.it
The internet of things, as the smart grid is often called, entails making our lives, homes and cities more efficient by connecting all the pieces with networking technology and applying advanced strategies like big data analytics to better...
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Amazon.com: Spatial Cognition VI. Learning, Reasoning, and Talking about Space: International Conference Spatial Cognition 2008, Freiburg, Germany, September ... Notes in Artificial Intelligence) (...

Amazon.com: Spatial Cognition VI. Learning, Reasoning, and Talking about Space: International Conference Spatial Cognition 2008, Freiburg, Germany, September ... Notes in Artificial Intelligence) (v. 6) (9783540876007): Christian Freksa, Nora S.
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Thursday’s "Moment of Zen": ‘The Global Brain’

Thursday’s "Moment of Zen": ‘The Global Brain’ | Global Brain | Scoop.it
What a wonderful film. Our crisis in this world and time is not a crisis of government or environment but a crisis of consciouness.
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Cognition in the Wild (Bradford Books) Review | Keyword Tool External

Cognition in the Wild (Bradford Books) Review | Keyword Tool External | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Cognition in the Wild (Bradford Books) Review (Cognition in the Wild (Bradford Books) Review http://t.co/zI7Yvkno #cognitiveengineering #km #cognitive...)...
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Researchers find evidence of social networks 20,000 years ago

Researchers find evidence of social networks 20,000 years ago | Global Brain | Scoop.it
UNIVERSITY of Nottingham academics have helped to uncover more information on how humans lived 20,000 years ago.Dr Matt Jones and his colleagues travelled to the Jordanian desert to find evidence of...
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An analysis of social innovation discourses

An analysis of social innovation discourses | Global Brain | Scoop.it
This paper captures the on-going debate on defining the concept of innovation in the social sphere as change which is social both in its goal and means.
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'Smart cows' can text owners when in need - CNET

'Smart cows' can text owners when in need - CNET | Global Brain | Scoop.it
'Smart cows' can text owners when in needCNETA dairy cow equipped with a sensor and wireless sensor can detect head position and notify its farmer via text. You may have heard of the Internet of things.
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38 Million Americans Visit Social Networks on Mobile Devices ‘Near Daily’ [STUDY]

38 Million Americans Visit Social Networks on Mobile Devices ‘Near Daily’ [STUDY] | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Are you reading this story on your phone via a link on Twitter, Facebook or some other social network? You’re not alone.
A new study by research firm comScore says 64.2 million U.S.
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