The World Wide Brain
The WorldWideWeb is big news these days. The fortunes of companies selling WWW browsers, or offering WWW search capability, are soaring. Web books and magazines are springing up with remarkable rapidity. Most of the discussion focuses on the here-and-now, or the next few years. Every now and then, though, one sees some speculation as to the more distant future of the Internet. And more often than not this speculation centers around the concept of intelligence. Someday, many seem to believe, the Web will become a truly intelligent system.
KeywordsIntelligent System Intelligent Agent Hierarchical Network External Reality Emergent Structure
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