Collective Intelligence

Hive Mind, or something else? Intelligence Increase?

Collective intelligence as characterized by Tom Atlee, Douglas Engelbart, Cliff Joslyn, Ron Dembo, and other theorists, is that which overcomes "Group-Think" and individual Cognitive Bias in order to allow a relatively large number of people to cooperate in one process - leading to reliable action. In this context, it refers to a very rigorous consensus Decision Making, and may properly be considered a subfield of sociology. http://www.wikipedia.org/wiki/Collective_intelligence

A Hive Mind (sometimes spelled hivemind) Is A form of collective consciousness strongly exibiting traits of conformity and Group-Think. http://www.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hive_mind

http://www.collectiveintelligence.net/ GaryBolles and others

book by Pierre Levy ISBN:0306456354

blog http://www.community-intelligence.com/blogs/public/

listing 8 forms of CI

best when it's Actionable? Leads to Collective Action? Evolution?


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