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By Jeff Stibel

What can the human mind and its courting to the web let us know approximately our society, our applied sciences, and our companies? much, because it seems. the web this present day is a digital reproduction of the mind, and the networks that leverage it develop and cave in in ways in which are simply predictable for those who comprehend the mind and different organic networks. Navigating the area of latest applied sciences this present day will be like strolling via a minefield except you recognize the trail. think what you may do with a roadmap for the place issues are headed. during this interesting examine the way forward for company and know-how, neuroscientist and entrepreneur Jeff Stibel exhibits how the mind can act as a consultant to realizing the way forward for the web and the constellation of companies and applied sciences that run on it.

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The alternative to TCP would be constant bottlenecks, like a crowded highway system without stoplight on-ramps. TCP was invented by a couple of internet pioneers in 1974, but the technology was discovered through evolution millions of years prior. In 2012, none other than Deborah Gordon and one of her colleagues realized that ants use TCP to forage for food. Ants are sent out of the colony in clusters to determine food availability. When food is plentiful, more ants are sent to forage; when food is scarce, TCP restricts the flow of ants.

As with cooking to increase caloric intake or migrating to find lichen, internet companies across the globe have moved to energy-rich environments. In fact, most internet companies don’t actually reside in Silicon Valley; their people may be there, but not their technologies. These companies have moved their systems to areas where energy is abundant. For example, the data centers for Google, Facebook, Netflix, and many other companies are housed near abundant and cheap energy sources. Some sit near water dams, others near wind power, still others near coal, natural gas, or nuclear power.

1: Will the Web Collapse? 1: The Critical Period in Language Acquisition Image Conclusion One Introduction | Reindeer | Networks In 1944, the United States Coast Guard brought 29 reindeer to St. Matthew Island, located in the Bering Sea just off the coast of Alaska. Reindeer love eating lichen, and the island was covered with it, so the reindeer gorged, grew large, and reproduced exponentially. By 1963, there were over 6,000 reindeer on the island, most of them fatter than those living in natural reindeer habitats.

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