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.
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
“By linking to the fungal network they can help out their neighbours by sharing nutrients and information – or sabotage unwelcome plants by spreading toxic chemicals through the network.”
“Weathercloud is road weather intelligence.” This one resonates in Colorado, land of microclimates.
An awareness module, with a business model and creepy undertones, but still.
“To replace barcodes, RFID tags will need to cost a penny or less. But Cho says this should be achievable if all the layers on a tag can be deposited with a roll-to-roll process”
I especially like the part about sensors harvesting power from “the ambient radio power from television , FM radio and WiFi networks. Props to Tesla…”