Monthly Archives: September 2009

Search for Earthlings’ Collective Intelligence (SECI)

SETI@home is a scientific experiment that uses Internet-connected computers in the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI). Currently, it is the largest distributed computing effort with over 3 million users. What would it take to launch a social experiment run by … Continue reading


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Facilitating the local/global dynamics of CI calls for a collective sensing organ

Robin Temple commented on the Chaordic Dialogue Practice blogpost. Instead replying to it in that thread of comments, I’ve chosen to put the thoughts that it triggered in a new entry, as to give more visibility to it and our … Continue reading

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From hardware-based sensors of the physical to software-based sensors of the social

Quotes in this blogpost are from “Ecological Computing,” by John Seely Brown and Feng Zhao. Confluences and their combined confluence Looking back at the first decades of the third millennium, humans will see them as the era of the Great Transition, an … Continue reading

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