Eric Magnuson

My unique intersection of cooperation, sustainable business and local living economies.

Until I re-prioritize blog publishing, all my contributions to the noise can be found on Twitter.

Tuesday, December 06, 2005

Google creating the world brain

Ester Dyson visited Google recently and came away with a new appreciation for what the company is trying to achieve. Google is rapidly digitizing every work of man, not unlike the "World Brian" envisioned by H.G. Wells.


  • At 7:57 PM, Blogger zeevveez said…

    H.G. Wells coined the idiom "world brain" in 1938. I believe he wanted to build a good world brain that will give us what we need. Google gives us much more than we need, not just in the astronomical number of results but in almost each and every result: You ask for a monkey and get the whole zoo.
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