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Birth of the global mind

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Birth of the global mind @ FT.com. By Tim O’Reilly, great piece…

This is man-computer symbiosis at its best, where the computer program learns from the activity of human teachers, and its sensors notice and remember things the humans themselves would not. This is the future: massive amounts of data created by people, stored in cloud applications that use smart algorithms to extract meaning from it, feeding back results to those people on mobile devices, gradually giving way to applications that emulate what they have learned from the feedback loops between those people and their devices.


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1 Comment

  1. So will our future be more like Colossus… Skynet… or the Borg?

    Just asking…

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