When Ideas Have Sex by Matt Ridley

Posted: July 17, 2010 by Wildcat in Brain, Brain, Neuroscience, Civilization, Collective Intelligence #CI, Consciousness, Culture, Ethics, Evolution, Mind, Philosophy, TED Talks
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At TEDGlobal 2010, author Matt Ridley shows how, throughout history, the engine of human progress has been the meeting and mating of ideas to make new ideas. It’s not important how clever individuals are, he says; what really matters is how smart the collective brain is.


h\t to grrlscientist at Science Blogs

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