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" years ago, science fiction writer HG Wells was promoting the concept of a "world brain" based on a permanent world encyclopedia which "would be the mental background of every intelligent [person] in the world. It would be alive and growing and changing... "
How to Build a Digital Library - Page 15
by Ian H. Witten, David Bainbridge - 2002 - 518 pages
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Mental Health Research Institute Staff Publications, Part 1

University of Michigan. Mental Health Research Institute - Mental health - 1972
...clarification and a synthesis. He pictured this to be the mental background of every ordinary educated citizen. It would be alive and growing and changing continually...from the original thinkers in the world everywhere. 'It would also meet the needs of the specialist by giving him an intelligent statement of work done...
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Digital Libraries - Current Issues: Digital Libraries Workshop, DL '94 ...

Nabil R. Adam, Bharat K. Bhargava, Yelena Yesha - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1995 - 321 pages
...cannot continue forever: there are limiting factors." In 1937, the renowned science fiction author HG Wells was promoting the concept of a "world brain" based on a permanent world encyclopedia [255]. It is hard to resist pointing to the Internet as at least an augur of such a phenomenon. With...
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The World as Information: Overload and Personal Design

Robert D. Abbott - Technology & Engineering - 1999 - 155 pages
...Wells continued: ‘This World Encydopaedia would be the mental background of every intelligent man in the world. It would be alive and growing and changing...from the original thinkers in the world everywhere. Every university and research institution should be feeding it.' So like the World Wide Web and yet...
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Managing Gigabytes: Compressing and Indexing Documents and Images, Second ...

Ian H.. Witten, Ian H. Witten, Alistair Moffat, Timothy C. Bell, Timothy C Bell, Timothy C.. Bell - Business & Economics - 1999 - 519 pages
...comfortable. Quality control is likely to be a problem. In 1937, the renowned science fiction author H. G. Wells was promoting the concept of a “world brain” based on a permanent world encyclopedia (Wells 1938): our contemporary encyclopedias are still in the coach-and-horses phase of development,...
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