"Now, Schmidt is leveraging his expertise in online search and communication to discuss one of the most important emergent technological developments of the 21st Century: Collective Intelligence. Formed as huge numbers of people share incredibly enormous amounts of data freely over the net, Collective Intelligence is seen popularly in Wikipedia, Linux, and Yahoo Answers. This past fall at the MIT Sloan School of Management, Schmidt presented his thoughts on how the focus on hardware and software will fade in importance to harnessing the globally generated network of knowledge and data. See all of Schmidt’s talk, “The Future of the Global Mind”, followed by an entertaining Q&A session in the video below."
Via Howard Rheingold