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
2005 - 15% of world population connected to internet
2015 - 42%.
When users are connected to the internet, FireChat works like any other messaging app. But when the signal is weak or absent, it comes into its own, using Bluetooth or Wi-fi to bounce messages between phones until it can find an internet connection and be whisked off to its intended recipient.
one of my theories is when population hits 10 billion (forecast to be in 2050), emergent global brain events will begin to occur.
Looks like a unique opportunity to add more granularity to early BCI studies.
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