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Are people getting dumber?

A new paper by Stanford University researcher Gerald Crabtree finds that now that humans no longer have the selective pressures of a hunter-gatherer existence, we no longer need intelligence to survive and, as a result, we're getting dumber. 

Separate from that study, I also wonder whether a similar process is happening culturally. Are dumber people about to "survive" culturally, and remain famous and influential no matter how unintelligent they are? 

http://newsfeed.time.com/2012/11/15/research-suggests-humans-are-evolving-to-be-dumber
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Nice write up of flumes the other day. Love it when people completely get what we're doing
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Phew http://flumes.com is out the door and getting loads of lovely attentions. Thanks everyone!
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We're putting on this event for Social Media Week London. Its all about how twitter is changing reporting, journalism and engagement.
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Following leweb conference on Flumes is pretty cool. http://flum.es/leweb
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Where we are doing what we are doing at flumes....
But I believe our desire for news has despite this, increased. I believe people want to consume the news in a new and social way, to see a story develop, to take part in a conversation and to come to ...
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    Computer Science, 1996 - 1999
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