What happens after we’re all connected? This is a question that we never thought to ask as we wired the planet up with telegraph and telephone and radio and television and Internet. It’s a question we never think to ask as we unwire the planet with mobile telephones and wireless broadband. So, without even understanding our goals, we have seven hundred million individuals using the Internet, and somewhere over a billion carrying mobile phones. ..... Wikipedia is the first artifact of the age of hyperintelligence. It’s not just a scan of the books from the world’s biggest libraries. It’s far more than that. It’s the living embodiment of the human world inside our own heads – something that could never fit into the pages of any book. ... It seems as though we will not be satisfied with Wikipedia until we have plucked every bit of knowledge from the inside of every head on Earth, and placed it all within its bounds.
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