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Does the internet have a brain? Highlights from our chat with TED Book author Tiffany ShlainDoes the internet have a brain? Highlights from our chat with TED Book author Tiffany Shlain

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

New parents talk to their babies constantly — not because the babies will understand, but because they want to encourage brain development. Tiffany Shlain offers a fascinating idea in the TED Book Brain Power: does the global brain of the internet need similar prodding? In the book, which is accompanied by this short film, Shlain […]

Q&A

The parallels between our highly wired minds and networks: Q&A with TED author Tiffany ShlainThe parallels between our highly wired minds and networks: Q&A with TED author Tiffany Shlain

Posted By Jim Daly

Can we draw instructive parallels between the development of the human brain and the emergence of the electronic global ‘brain’ of the Internet? New research in neuroscience suggests that, yes, we can. In the new TED ebook, Brain Power: From Neurons to Networks, filmmaker Tiffany Shlain explores the links between the two. The book also arrives concurrently […]