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  1. May 2023
    1. when people do die it is almost like I think a colleague of mine under Sandberg 00:31:27 says that when somebody died the library Burns because all of that wisdom that they're carrying around in their minds that it took decades and decades to build up inside of them gets extinguished
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        • I think many of us have had this thought!
          • that when we die, vast amounts of wisdom is extinguished along with that person
          • As our digital tools become more sophisticated, however,
        • we are uploading our libraries to the digital collective intelligence network
          • the internet may well evolve to become the epitome and master repository of human cumulative cultural evolution.
          • even AI could not exist if it did not mine a training set of billions of human and their shared ideas
          • Perhaps it is the internet which is the vehicle for collective hybridized human-cyborg immortality?
          • If knowledge is preserved this way, then this flavor of immortality is only meaningful for our species
  2. Jul 2022
    1. Their value lies intheir diversity - companies exploit the fact that thesepeople make different sense of the same phenomenaand therefore respond in diverse ways.

      Humans make sense of information in different ways and as a result respond to it and their environments in diverse manners, a fact from which companies can derive direct value.

      This idea is becoming more commonplace now, but here it is in print in 1994. Are there earlier versions of this in the literature?

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  8. Sep 2020
    1. schema

      means a representation or meaning of the form.

    2. Jean Renoir

      The seminal french director that helped push films in to the way that we know them today. Known for some of his works such as The Grand Illusion, The Rules of the Game, and The River.

  9. Apr 2020
  10. Apr 2018
    1. Of all the Passions giv’n us from Above, The noblest, softest, and the best is Love

      this is from the work known as"the Loves of Callisto and Emira", or "The Fatal Legacy" by John Seally

  11. Jun 2015