“Since humans depend on their microbiome for various essential services, including digestion, a…”

“Since humans depend on their microbiome for various essential services, including digestion, a person should really be considered a superorganism, microbiologists assert, consisting of his or her own cells and those of all the commensal bacteria. The bacterial cells also outnumber human cells by 10 to 1, meaning that if cells could vote, people would be a minority in their own body.”

6 Tribes of Bacteria, the Good Kind, Found to Be at Home in Inner Elbow – NYTimes.com

“Since humans depend on their microbiome for various essential services, including digestion, a person should really be considered a superorganism, microbiologists assert, consisting of his or her own cells and those of all the commensal bacteria. The bacterial cells also outnumber human cells by 10 to 1, meaning that if cells could vote, people would be a minority in their own body.”

6 Tribes of Bacteria, the Good Kind, Found to Be at Home in Inner Elbow – NYTimes.com

In 1934, Otlet sketched out plans for a global network of…

In 1934, Otlet sketched out plans for a global network of computers (or “electric telescopes,” as he called them) that would allow people to search and browse through millions of interlinked documents, images, audio and video files. He described how people would use the devices to send messages to one another, share files and even congregate in online social networks. He called the whole thing a “réseau,” which might be translated as “network” — or arguably, “web.” (via The Mundaneum Museum Honors the First Concept of the World Wide Web – NYTimes.com)

In 1934, Otlet sketched out plans for a global network of computers (or “electric telescopes,” as he called them) that would allow people to search and browse through millions of interlinked documents, images, audio and video files. He described how people would use the devices to send messages to one another, share files and even congregate in online social networks. He called the whole thing a “réseau,” which might be translated as “network” — or arguably, “web.” (via The Mundaneum Museum Honors the First Concept of the World Wide Web – NYTimes.com)

“[Wired.com]: You take up gardening, we get Pikmin. You get a bathroom scale, we get Wii Fit. I feel…”

[Wired.com]: You take up gardening, we get Pikmin. You get a bathroom scale, we get Wii Fit. I feel like it would be a disservice to our readers if I didn’t ask: What are your hobbies right now?

[Shigeru Miyamoto]: I knew someone was going to ask me that question. (Nintendo President Satoru) Iwata has told me absolutely not to tell anyone. Of course, I did go jogging in Central Park this morning.

[Wired.com]: All right, there’s our clue.

[Shigeru Miyamoto]: Yesterday I ate a hamburger.

Q&A: Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto Talks Wii Fit | Game | Life from Wired.com

[Wired.com]: You take up gardening, we get Pikmin. You get a bathroom scale, we get Wii Fit. I feel like it would be a disservice to our readers if I didn’t ask: What are your hobbies right now?

[Shigeru Miyamoto]: I knew someone was going to ask me that question. (Nintendo President Satoru) Iwata has told me absolutely not to tell anyone. Of course, I did go jogging in Central Park this morning.

[Wired.com]: All right, there’s our clue.

[Shigeru Miyamoto]: Yesterday I ate a hamburger.

Q&A: Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto Talks Wii Fit | Game | Life from Wired.com