The Human-Human Interface"The idea is that of the earth not only becoming covered by myriads of grains of thought, but becoming enclosed in a single thinking envelope...grouping themselves together and reinforcing one another in the act of a single unanimous reflection... thanks to the prodigious biological event represented by the discovery of electro-magnetic waves, each individual finds himself simultaneously present in every corner of the earth." - Teilhard de Chardin
one of my theories is when population hits 10 billion (forecast to be in 2050), emergent global brain events will begin to occur.
As expected. 2005 - 15% of population connected to internet; 2015 - 42%.
Looks like a unique opportunity to add more granularity to early BCI studies.
From MIT Senseable City Lab. Visualizing Internet data traffic, but what does it say about collective mental activity?
All my fake friends and all of their noise, complain about work
They're studying business, I study the floor, and you haven't stopped smoking all night.
Maybe the Internet raised us, or maybe people are jerks.
A World Alone
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