World Wide Mind
The coming integration of humans and machines may be a bit further off than he thinks, but Michael Chorost convinced me that we will get there someday.
The coming integration of humans and machines may be a bit further off than he thinks, but Michael Chorost convinced me that we will get there someday. In a previous book, Michael Chorost wrote about his cochlear implant. In his new book, he takes off from his own implanted computer to imagine a world where people are connected by them. The implanted computer would work something like his BlackBerry, letting people "be effortlessly aware of what their friends and colleagues are doing." It would let each person know what the others "are seeing and feeling, thus enabling much richer forms of communication."
The controversy around the Torah codes gets a new life.
- Mathematicians claim to see a predictive pattern in the ancient Torah texts.
- The code is revealed by a method found with special computer software.
- Some events described by reading the code took place after the code was written.
Pfizer's partnerships strengthen their ability to deliver vaccines in developing countries.
- Pfizer is helping to drive the UN's sustainable development goals through partnerships.
Orangutans join humans and bees in a very exclusive club
- Orangutan mothers wait to sound a danger alarm to avoid tipping off predators to their location
- It took a couple of researchers crawling around the Sumatran jungle to discover the phenomenon
- This ability may come from a common ancestor
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