Can ebooks (especially free ones) make us more human? What would Thomas Jefferson say about ebooks? How powerful can artificial intelligence be if it grows on a low protein diet? What if Google (or something like it) "ruled" the world? How did IBM's Watson (computer) get so smart anyway? Look at the present -- it hints boldly at a possible future, for ebooks and digital texts in general. What would a world corpus of recorded (textually remembered) knowledge make possible?