Robert Steele: Plant Language, Plant Consciousness, True Cost Economics, Big Data and the Coming Bio-Mimicry Revolution

I’ve known for decades that plants can see and hear and sense and communicate feelings —  the 1970’s experiment with plants witnessing an individual “murdering” on of their own, and then the plants reacting on a polygraph machine when  the one individual out of a line of many individuals came back into the room, was …

2014 Robert Steele Applied Collective Intelligence

Short URL: http://tinyurl.com/Steele-ACI As published: Spanda CI–Applied collective intelligence Citation: Steele, R.D. (2014) “Applied Collective Intelligence: Human-Centric Holistic Analytics, True Cost Economics, and Open Source Everything,” Spanda Journal (Vol. 2, pp 127-137) ABSTRACT: The emerging discipline of Collective Intelligence (CI) has been mis-directed by a combination of the faddish focus on “wisdom of the crowds” …

Berto Jongman: Global Collapse – Limits to Growth Was Right Plus Robert Steele on What Limits to Growth Got Wrong

Limits to Growth was right. New research shows we’re nearing collapse Four decades after the book was published, Limit to Growth’s forecasts have been vindicated by new Australian research. Expect the early stages of global collapse to start appearing soon Graham Turner and Cathy Alexander The Guardian, 1 September 2014 The 1972 book Limits to …

John Steiner: Global Brain at Huffington Post [Don’t Laugh, Please…]

Global Brain What Is the ‘Internet of Things’? Cadell Last | Posted 11.26.2013 | Technology Read More: Global Brain, Intelligence, Human Evolution, Computers, Science, Future, Technology, Robots, Internet, Internet of Things, Futurism, Technology News Welcome to the Internet of Things (IoT). Currently the idea of the IoT has many definitions. Most include a world in …

Review: Swarmwise – The Tactical Manual to Changing the World

Rickard Falkvinge 5.0 out of 5 stars 6 Star Authentic World-Changing Book , July 20, 2013 EDIT of 19 AUG 2013: Finish book, adding my new remarks at the top, dropping the preliminary review to the end.EDIT OF 13 AUG 2013: I have a 17 hour aviation trip coming up Friday-Saturday, will try to get …

Q&A: Juan Enriquez, futurist, on bio-economics — bio-strategy still silent…

Q&A: Juan Enriquez, futurist, on the intersection of science, business and society Christina Hernandez Sherwood | July 1, 2013 Growing up in Mexico, Juan Enriquez didn’t consider new discoveries and scientific innovations particularly important. But now, after a circuitous route from a student at Harvard University to a Mexican peace negotiator and back to Harvard as …

INTERVIEW: Open Everything – with Robert David STEELE Vivas UPDATED to Add Parts V and VI

Open Everything – Interview with Robert David STEELE Vivas David Balaban Privacy PC, April 2-8, 2013 PART I  Open Everything – Interview with Robert David STEELE Vivas This section open with Mr. Steele’s thoughts on CIA and CIA IT. PART II:  Open Everything – Interview with Robert David STEELE Vivas. Part 2 This section of …

SmartPlanet: Internet Mimics How Ants Communicate

The “anternet” discovered! How ants mimic Internet protocol In a sign that nature still has an awful lot to teach us, a Stanford biologist and computer scientist have discovered that harvester ants hunt for food the same way Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) operates to determine and manage network congestion. That’s right. The foundation of the …

Review: A Democratic Approach to Sustainable Futures — A Workbook for Addressing the Global Problematique

Thomas R. Flannagan, Kenneth C. Bausch 2011 Workbook 49 Problems, 10 Clusters, & Software,July 22, 2011 This is a very reasonably priced workbook that can also be purchased in bulk (presumably at the standard 50% discount) from the publisher, and I certainly do recommend it as a toolkit for any level–undergraduate to postgraduate to professional–discussion …

Reference: 8 Populations, 4 Methods

Robert David Steele Serial pioneer, hacking humanity… Posted: November 2, 2010 04:34 PM 8 Populations, 4 Methods Minister-Mentor Lee Kuan Yew of Singapore has said that demography, not democracy, is the defining element of the future, and I agree with him. This is important for two reasons: First, if the projected population explosions occur in …