Posted by: zyxo | November 26, 2008

Google flue trends


S103-E-5037 (21 December 1999)--- Astronauts a...Image via WikipediaThe fact that people around the world perform searches on words like “flu” gives google a lot of information about flu outbreaks.
This made me think about the novel “Earth” of David Brin where the internet was the source not only of information, but also played the role of some sort of supermind. Giving the average opinion of the world people. Google is clearly heading in that direction.
By the way : the novel is really enjoyable !

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  1. Yes, you are true the novel is really enjoyable and your post too.


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