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The Road to Superintelligence

Cadell Last | Posted 04.13.2014 | Technology
Cadell Last

The global brain is coming. The technology to build a global brain will come whether our institutions change or not. The problem then morphs into something a little more interesting: technology can build the global brain, but its up to us to build the global village.

What Is the 'Internet of Things'?

Cadell Last | Posted 11.26.2013 | Technology
Cadell Last

Welcome to the Internet of Things (IoT). Currently the idea of the IoT has many definitions. Most include a world in the not-too-distant future where most objects are computerized and seamlessly integrated into our information network, creating "smart" grids, homes, and environments.

Is the Internet Evolving Into a Global Brain?

Cadell Last | Posted 11.20.2013 | Science
Cadell Last

So what will a fully mature Internet look like? How will it change the structure of our world? What will the Internet be in 2050?

Deepak Chopra: How Social Media Created the Global Brain

The Chopra Well | Posted 06.04.2013 | Healthy Living
The Chopra Well

In this week's episode of "The Rabbit Hole" on The Chopra Well, Deepak Chopra takes us into the inner working of the global brain, shaped by social networks and technology.

A Shared World

Beverly Macy | Posted 07.15.2012 | Technology
Beverly Macy

Facebook's IPO is this week. For better or for worse, social media has created a shared world. Everything that everyone does is increasingly online a...

Change the Story to Change the World

Duane Elgin | Posted 04.02.2012 | Media
Duane Elgin

The next five to ten years represent an unprecedented break in the human journey. We are between stories, or the guiding narratives, that serve as bea...

The Global Brain, Chaos Theory, and the Power of Real-Time Social Media

Beverly Macy | Posted 05.31.2011 | Technology
Beverly Macy

As a connected global society, people are sharing opinions, reviews, thoughts, and movements with one another all day, every day. That in itself is remarkable. We call it the real-time global brain.

What's Right with America? Let Me List the Books

Robert David Steele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert David Steele

I became the #1 Amazon reviewer for non-fiction [or 32/216 overall including movies, software, and fiction) quite by accident, loading 300 reviews fr...