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H.G. Wells' “World Brain” is now here-what have we learned since?

1 month ago   |   By Ars Technica

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Between November 1936 and November 1937, H.G. Wells gave a series of lectures in Great Britain, France, and the US about the world's impending problems and how to solve them. The lectures were first published under the title World Brain in 1938, and they are sweeping in scope. Wells argued for rearranging both education and the distribution of knowledge and thought we should probably get rid of nationalism while we're at it.
MIT Press has just issued a compendium of these lectures , along with related material Wells presented as magazine articles and radio addresses. The...
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