The Emerging Scholarly Brain


Kurtz M  J. The Emerging Scholarly Brain, in Future Professional Communication in Astronomy-II (FPCA-II). Cambridge, MA ; 2010. Copy at

Date Presented:

13-14 April 2010


It is now a commonplace observation that human society is becoming a coherent super-organism, and that the information infrastructure forms its emerging brain. Perhaps, as the underlying technologies are likely to become billions of times more powerful than those we have today, we could say that we are now building the lizard brain for the future organism.


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