Who’s Who in Collective Intelligence: Douglas Engelbart

Dr. Douglas C. Engelbart, Founder Emeritus of the Doug Engelbart Institute*, has an unparalleled track record in predicting, designing, and implementing the future of organizational computing. From his early vision of turning organizations into augmented knowledge workshops, he went on to pioneer what is now known as collaborative hypermedia, knowledge management, community networking, and organizational …

1994 Engelbart (US) Toward High-Performance Organizations: A Strataegic Role for Groupware

Doug Engelbart invented the mouse, hypertext, and other foundational elements for what we have today in the way of cyberspace communications.  He received $10,000 from the Stanford Research Institute (SRI) for his mouse patent.  They sold it to Logitech for $80,000, and of course today there are billions of the little suckers generating perpetual revenue.   …

Review: Augmented Intelligence – Smart Systems and the Future of Work and Learning

Daniel Araya (editor) 5 Stars Best Available Overview, Most “Experts” Still in Denial Augmented Intelligence is the new meme that goes beyond Collective Intelligence. The editor has done the best possible job of collecting inputs from top people, a few of whom I know such as Jim Spohrer, and I recommend the book without reservation. …

Event: Howard Rheingold Webinar Augmented Collective Intelligence Theory and Practice 3 May – 7 June Online

Augmented Collective Intelligence: Theory and Practice (Draft) This course introduces the intellectual framework for augmented collective intelligence, from the invention of writing to the emergence of global multimedia networks, and, in parallel, introduces online practices that can extend the knowledge-gathering and sense-making capabilities of individuals and groups. Complete Course Description & Registration Link Below the …

Yoda: 1% Win in Court, Lose in Life — Sci-Hub Marches On…. #GoogleGestapo Expands to Blocking Scientific Information

Court demands that search engines and internet service providers block Sci-Hub The American Chemical Society (ACS) has won a lawsuit it filed in June against Sci-Hub, a website providing illicit free access to millions of paywalled scientific papers. Extracts & Comment Below the Fold

Robert Steele: Augmented Intelligence with Human-Machine Integrity – Future-Oriented Hybrid Governance Integrating Holistic Analytics, True Cost Economics, and Open Source Everything Engineering (OSEE)

Augmented Intelligence with Human-Machine Integrity: Future-Oriented Hybrid Governance Integrating Holistic Analytics, True Cost Economics, and Open Source Everything Engineering (OSEE) UPDATE: PDF (26 Pages): Chapter Steele on Augmented Intelligence as Published Full Text of Author’s Final Draft (Pre-Editing) Below the Fold

Yoda: Death to Elsevier & Thomson Reuters — Academic Information Breaks Free…

Who’s downloading pirated papers? Everyone In rich and poor countries, researchers turn to the Sci-Hub website. John Bohannon, Science, 28 April 2016 To read a 2011 paper in Applied Mathematics and Computation, Rahimi would have to pay the publisher, Elsevier, $28. A 2015 paper in Operations Research, published by the U.S.-based company INFORMS, would cost …

Robert Steele: Applied Collective Intelligence 2.0

Applied Collective Intelligence 2.0 Can Open Source Evolutionary Cybernetics Leverage Distributed Human Intelligence While Advancing Artificial Intelligence? DOC (16 Pages): 20151018 Applied Collective Intelligence 2.0 DOC (3 Pages): D3 Innovation Memorandum 2.1 (to VP, SecState, SecDef, D/OMB, A/USAID delivered 14 October 2015) SHORT URL: http://tinyurl.com/Steele-ACI2 ABSTRACT The information and intelligence (decision-support) domains have lost their …

George Por: Augmenting the Collective Intelligence of the Ecosystem of Systems Communities – Introduction to the Design of the CI Enhancement Lab (CIEL)

Augmenting the Collective Intelligence of the Ecosystem of Systems Communities: Introduction to the Design of the CI Enhancement Lab (CIEL) George Pór* Director Community Intelligence, London, UK The quality of collective intelligence flowing in and across systems communities of various disciplines, and the fragmentation or connectedness of their mental models of the world, shape their …

Berto Jongman: John McAfee Vows to Make Internet “Impossible to Hack” + Internet/Human Intelligence Meta-RECAP [Bottom Line Up Front: Internet without Intelligence and Integrity is Noise]

John McAfee vows to make Internet ‘impossible to hack’ By Dan Nakaso dnakaso@mercurynews.com >Posted:   09/24/2013 05:38:37 PM PDT | Updated:   a day ago SAN JOSE — Anti-virus software pioneer John McAfee, who buried himself in the sand to hide from police in Belize, faked a heart attack in a Guatemalan detention center and …

Talking Frog: Linked Open Data (LOD) 101

Wikipedia / Linked Data Tim Berners-Lee, director of the World Wide Web Consortium, coined the term in a design note discussing issues around the Semantic Web project The goal of the W3C Semantic Web Education and Outreach group’s Linking Open Data community project is to extend the Web with a data commons by publishing various …

Paul Fernhout: Encouragement for the Sick at Heart – Planning for US Collapse, Learning from Soviet Collapse

Always remember Howard Zinn’s remarks: “In this awful world where the efforts of caring people often pale in comparison to what is done by those who have power, how do I manage to stay involved and seemingly happy? I am totally confident not that the world will get better, but that we should not give …

Paul Fernhout: Open Letter to the Intelligence Advanced Programs Research Agency (IARPA)

EDIT 4 Sep 2011: Link and misc. fixed. Dear IARPA staff- The greatest threat facing the USA is the irony inherent in our current defense posture, like for example planning to use nuclear energy embodied in missiles to fight over oil fields that nuclear energy could replace. This irony arises in part because the USA’s …