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The Global Brain by Peter Russell

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Peter Russell's award-winning video, based on a live audio-visual presentation in 1983. He explores the idea that the Earth is an integrated, self-regulating living organism and asks what function humanity might have for this ...

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La distorsion de la conscience en intelligence collective.

La distorsion de la conscience en intelligence collective. | Urban Life | Scoop.it

Un phénomène méconnu et naturel de la conscience: La conscience a-t-elle un impact sur l’intelligence collective ? L’émergence de l’intelligence collective est-elle soutenue par un éveil de la conscience en commun ?


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Twitter is closer to emulate a Neural Network than Facebook (by Cecilia Abadie)

Twitter is closer to emulate a Neural Network than Facebook (by Cecilia Abadie) | Urban Life | Scoop.it

"[...] When you look at a Neural Network, you'll find that it is also an Asymmetric Network. Neurons have their axons that allow them to connect to other neurons, at the same time, other neurons have the freedom to connect their own axons back to the neurons connecting to them or choose other not connected neurons to hook up with.

It seems like Twitter is imitating nature's success in implementing this type of social network architecture.
The most common neurons in the brain (called multipolar neurons) process their in-coming and out-coming connections separately. On a neuron, dendrites are receptors for in-coming connections and the axon branches out-coming connections. [...]"


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Athene's Theory of Everything

Professor of Communication Studies Corey Anton at Grand Valley State University reviews AToE: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YK9-KQZbnHQ Rocket Engineer Evie...

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Eric Berlow: How complexity leads to simplicity

TED Talks Ecologist Eric Berlow doesn't feel overwhelmed when faced with complex systems. He knows that more information can lead to a better, simpler solution.

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