6979RE: [decentralization] Generalizing Peer Production into the Physical World
- Nov 9, 2007On Friday, November 09, 2007 Julian Bond wrote:
> ...Teilhard de Chardin's Noosphere (the world of ideas) isI believe it was Vernadsky's Noosphere:
> increasingly indistinguishable from the world of things.
- unless, of course, you are specifically referring to the parts of
this concept that are different in its Chardin's interpretation.
Best wishes -
9 Nov 2007.
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Scott Feamster <sf@...> Thu, 8 Nov 2007 18:48:01
>Isn't the digital world part of the physical world?When datacentres are sucking up a significant chunk of available power,
yes, definitely. It's turning into some kind of Charles Stross or Ian
McDonald future where our entire resources become devoted to servicing
the computronium. Or where we're all living in a simulation powered by
the last remaining energy (spinning black holes) before the heat death
of the universe.
Ooops, wandered off topic there. more seriously though Teilhard de
Chardin's Noosphere (the world of ideas) is increasingly
indistinguishable from the world of things.
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