Howard Rheingold: Online Course on Cooperation Theory

Howard Rheingold

Howard Rheingold

The meta-learning here — in addition to the course material — is about cultivating a co-learning community online. I’m planning the sixth iteration of Introduction to Cooperation Theory May 20-July 10. You can find out about it at http://bit.ly/cooperationclass. If you are interested in how I’ve approached co-learning in my years at UC Berkeley and Stanford, I’m doing a Hangout on Air with eight of my best former students to talk about co-learning then, now, and in the future, April 30, 9 AM http://connectedlearning.tv/co-learning-hybrid-environment.

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Apr 16

Sepp Hasslberger: Engineering students use sound waves to put out fires

Sepp Hasslberger

Sepp Hasslberger

Engineering students use sound waves to put out fires

Two engineering students at George Mason University have found a way to use sound waves to quash fires and have built a type of extinguisher using what they have learned that they hope will revolutionize fire fighting technology. Viet Tran a computer engineering major and Seth Robertson, an electrical engineering major, chose to investigate the possibility of using sound to put out fires as a senior research project and now believe they have found something that might really work.  Read more.
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Mar 29

2015 Robert Steele: Applied Collective Intelligence – Can Evolutionary Cybernetics Leverage Distributed Human Intelligence While Advancing Artificial Intelligence? The Future of the Global or World Brain

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Accepted presentation and paper for the Global Brain and the Future Information Society Conference within the International Society for Information Studies Conference, 3-7 June 2015, Vienna, Austria.

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Mar 27

Yoda: Banjo Aggregates Social Media by Location — a Major Breakthrough

Got Crowd? BE the Force!

Got Crowd? BE the Force!

Pleased, we are.

The Most Important Social Media Company You’ve Never Heard Of

Damien Patton has created a way to find out what is happening anywhere in the world–instantly. The inside story behind Banjo–and the gold rush sure to follow.

 

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Mar 26