Periodicals>Magazine Article:  Stibel, Jeff (June 23, 2008), The Internet Is a Brain, Harvard Business Review, Retrieved on 2013-11-15
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    15 NOV 2013

     The Internet as a Brain

    The brain is one of the most complex networks in the world, with more neurons than there are stars in the galaxy. Its hardware is a complex network of neurons; its software a complex network of memories. And so too is the Internet a network. Its hardware is a complex network of computers; its software a complex network of websites. There is a lot we can learn from the brain and it can tell us where the Internet is headed next. [...] In practice, the Internet is clunkier, slower, and smaller...
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    The question for me is: How do you detect the intelligence? If we are only interacting with neurons, how to we see the big picture?