Add to that those magical little bricks — which serve effectively as avatars and portals into this magical world that fit in our pockets and go with us everywhere — and we have all simultaneously become nodes and sensors, drawing from and adding to a global brain that stretches all across our planet.
Technology has Become Water
James Allworth

The internet and all its related resources is truly an amazing thing that many take for granted because of how easy it is to get to. I’ve often thought how, just like you said here, that the more advanced and interconnected the world becomes, the more it begins to resemble the world’s greatest technology — the human brain. Perfect picture for that!