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Author Chorost, Michael

Title World wide mind : the coming integration of humanity, machines and the internet / Michael Chorost

Publ Info New York : Free Press, 2011
Edition First Free Press hardcover edition
 J&W-Prov. Main Lib.  QP357.5 .C46 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  QP357.5 .C46 2011    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  QP357.5 .C46 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript vii, 242 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-230) and index
Contents Prologue: A dead blackberry - The push-pull dynamic of evolution -- What does it mean to "read a mind"? -- The physics of the mind -- The most Intimate Interface -- Your brain is more complex than a galaxy -- The most disconnected man in the world -- Breaking the internet addiction -- The counterclockwise mouse -- The most connected man in the world -- The future of individuality -- Could the world wide mind become self-aware? -- Childhood's beginning
LC subject Computational neuroscience
Brain mapping -- Data processing
Interpersonal communication -- Technological innovations
Thought and thinking
ISBN 9781439119143 (hbk.)
1439119147 (hbk.)
9781439119167 (pbk.)
1439119163 (pbk.)