HG Wells on the ‘World Brain’: “We want… a universal organization and clarification of knowledge and ideas… what I have here called a World Brain, operating by an enhanced educational system through the whole body of mankind… a widespread world intelligence conscious of itself…“. Wells is a real hero of mine; ahead of his time, and yet so perfectly of it. This long quotation, on a global store of knowledge that requires permanent curation, is an interesting find. [via oreilly radar]