Category Archives: Global Brain

Title for my Next Book: #LightBenders

But do not hold your breath. I have finished outlining and composing its contents, but have only just started writing the text. Paypal me if you want me to speed up writing. You can invite me to lecture about it … Continue reading

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What Makes Cities Bloom and Prosper?: Connected and Cooperating People

This is the title of chapter 8 that I wrote in a book*) about “Smart Cities”, see picture. ============part of chapter===== What Makes Cities Bloom and Prosper?: Connected & Cooperating People Jaap van Till Prof Emeritus Network Architecture and Digital Infrastructures, Tildro … Continue reading

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Postcapitalism and the city — P2P Foundation

Paul Mason delivered this Keynote at Barcelona Initiative for Technological SovereigntyCCCB, 7 October 2016: The idea of postcapitalism consists of two hypotheses, about the unique effects of information technology (ICT). First, that information technology is preventing the normal adaptation process, … Continue reading

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The 1Planet Project: 1. The Global Brain Metaphor

This 1982 landmark book [1] by Peter Russell was very inspiring to me to make more technical and human connections. I hope it will also inspire you to connect! I prepared the following extract to present as a  dinner speech at … Continue reading

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(NP9) Engines for the New Power: The Four Network Effects, version April 19

  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. “Everything wants to be connected“, is the famous ‘Renan Law’ of my friend and colleague Sheldon Renan. But, why does everything in the universe want that? What is this … Continue reading

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