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November 2, 2006

Humanity's Social Web

There have been precious few innovations in history that have changed the way humans, as a society, behave. We gathered around fire, we moved our bodies with wheels and our minds with the printing press. John Riedl, a U of M professor of computer science and engineering, says nothing changed our societal DNA like the Internet with its instant access to a global community and expansive vault of knowledge.

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