Google and the World Brain

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Google and the World Brain

Google and the World Brain is a story of the most ambitious project ever conceived on the internet and the people who tried to stop it. In 1937 HG Wells predicted the creation of the ‘world brain’, a giant global library that contained all human knowledge which would lead to a new form of higher intelligence. 70 years later the realisation of that dream was under way, as Google scanned millions of books for its Google Books website. « Read the rest of this entry »

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On The Brink

January 21, 2012 § 1 Comment

We are the last generation of a dumb society.

The short film, On The Brink, discusses the past, present and future of connectivity. The film features people such as David Rowan, chief editor of Wired UK; Caterina Fake, founder of Flickr; and Eric Wahlforss, the co-founder of Soundcloud.

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