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Interesting Links on EM and Social Singularity

Bees Solve Complex Problems Faster than Supercomputers:

This is directly relevant to both swarm intelligence and AI. Also bears links to embodied cognition.

Dailygalaxy.com

Getting Things Done: The Science Behind Stress-Free Productivity:

A very interesting paper on the science of the productivity method GTD, embodied cognition, and swarm intelligence. The concept of stigmergy links nicely with the article above. See also Olli’s post on ants.

GTD-paper

Microtask

A Finnish company dedicated to bringing about a new level of crowdsourcing. Once again, links to the above.

Microtask

Daily Crowdsource

An interesting source for the latest in crowdsourcing.

Dailycrowdsource.com

Top Ten Mobile Trends

Mobile is reaching critical mass as we speak. How soon can we integrate all this connectivity into working information-sharing services?

Scribd

Facebook’s Questions

Can Facebook’s questions platform grow to be the social singularity?

Mashable.com

Brain-Computer Implants

On the tech side, some interesting developments

io9.com

Human Exoskeletons

This too shows some promising man-machine integration paths.

TED.com

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