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It’s like this mind trick going on, people are like ‘with technology, it’s all going to become one in the cloud and all creativity is going to become one thing and no one is going to get paid and it’s this big super intelligent thing.’ Bullshit.
– Musician Thom Yorke, in an interview with Mexican website Sopitas, (via the Guardian), attacking Spotify once again. For good measure, Yorke called the music streaming service “the last desperate fart of a dying corpse.”
News ByteThe British newspaper’s website has added a button to the upper-right-hand corner of its homepage to help you filter out the coverage of the wee royal. (It’s a boy, btw.) Feeling “Royalist”? Kate Middleton’s cherubic face will fill your homepage. More “Republican”? It’s back to soccer, golf and Israeli-Palestinian peace talks. Smashing!
We cannot even predict what kinds of emergent properties would appear when animals begin interacting as part of a “brain-net.” In theory, you could imagine that a combination of brains could provide solutions that individual brains cannot achieve by themselves.
– Miguel Nicolelis, who led a team that connected rats with a “brain-to-brain interface” that let the animals collaborate on simple tasks
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