Marketplace Tech Report for Tuesday, January 3, 2012
Jan 3, 2012

Marketplace Tech Report for Tuesday, January 3, 2012

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Get ready for the hive mind. A new book explores the future of collaborative knowledge, where networks become more significant than singular experts. It’s already changed the way you work and search for data, and it will cause the world of knowledge to get a bit noisier. Also, the Robot Roundup finds robots that harvest hair follicles, chat on social networks and flirt.

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The era of experts is over

Jan 3, 2012
Get ready for the hive mind. A new book explores the future of collaborative knowledge, where networks become more significant than singular experts.

Get ready for the hive mind. A new book explores the future of collaborative knowledge, where networks become more significant than singular experts. It’s already changed the way you work and search for data, and it will cause the world of knowledge to get a bit noisier. Also, the Robot Roundup finds robots that harvest hair follicles, chat on social networks and flirt.

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