Category Archives: Technologies That Support CI

The Evidence Hub: Harnessing the Collective Intelligence of Communities to Build Evidence-Based Knowledge

“Conventional document and discussion websites provide users with no help in assessing the quality or quantity of evidence behind any given idea. Besides, the very meaning of what evidence is may not be unequivocally defined within a community, and may require deep … Continue reading

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An experiment to combine electronic and mindfulness amplification processes

To follow on what I started exploring in my note about the personal and transpersonal meaning of increased technical connectivity, I want to put some seeds in the ground about the possibility combine electronic and mindfulness processes that amplify  the connectivity in the … Continue reading

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Heard in the Techno-progressive Pub…

The other day, I went to a meeting of London Futurists with the title When linearity met exponential – a summer at Singularity University. As expected, the conversation  was focused on various technological aspects of our future.  Towards the end I … Continue reading

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Return to Eden? Promises and Perils on the Road to an Omnipotent Global Intelligence

New paper by Francis Heylighen. Global Brain Institute Abstract: The concept of Singularity envisages a technology-driven explosion in intelligence. This paper argues that the resulting suprahuman intelligence will not be centralized in a single AI system, but distributed across all people … Continue reading

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Tribute to a hero of boosting humankind’s collective intelligence

Doug Engelbart died. My gratitude to Doug is more alive then ever. At the time of receiving this sad news, there were 2,310,000 webpages referencing “collective intelligence,” the science of which he was one of the first and most influential … Continue reading

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Conversations with Douglas Engelbart

Doug has just passed away. I honor his memory by publishing this interview I made with him 26 years ago. Conversations with Douglas Engelbart by George Pór Computer Currents, 1987 The coming “big bang” of the ’90s will be an … Continue reading

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Mapping the Complexity of Climate Change and Sustainability

“Mapping the Complexity of Climate Change and Sustainability” is the title of a conversation in the Sustainability group at the Presencing Community site, which Toni Stafford, a wise, whole-brain woman opened on March 5. By “whole brain” I mean someone who … Continue reading

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on hypertrails between vistas, which we create by walking on them

Good tools always have unintended uses stumbled upon by its individual and collective users. Hopefully, that will be the case of élan map, too. I can hardly wait for its alpha version to manifest so that we can start playing … Continue reading

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on junto, élan, Kosmic synchronicity, and movement cartography

“We are at a critical point in human history, where as a globally interdependent society, we must learn how to lower these barriers, share information, collaborate, and cocreate value in new ways.” @VenessaMiemis Learning how to learn that, and sharing … Continue reading

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Conversation transcript-> mindmap-> semantic web-> sane sentient AI

Imaginal cells in the protoplasm, from which the new civilization is emerging, discover the current state of their fluid identity, by being engaged in generative conversations with one another.  When we collaborate using the currently available tools, we are able … Continue reading

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