Event: 31 MAY – 2 JUN 2015 Collective Intelligence

2015 Collective Intelligence Conference The annual interdisciplinary conference that brings together researchers from the academy, businesses, non profits, governments and the world at large to share insights and ideas from a variety of fields relevant to understanding and designing collective intelligence in its many forms. Marriott Hotel, Santa Clara CA 2700 Mission College Blvd, Santa Clara, …

Tom Atlee: Factors Supporting Collective Stupidity, Collective Guesstimation, Collective Intelligence, and Collective Wisdom

Factors that support collective intelligence and wisdom Many factors play a role in how collectively intelligent or wise a group, system, or situation is. Here I offer tentative lists of factors that enhance collective stupidity, collective guesstimations (the “wisdom of crowds” phenomenon), collective intelligence, and collective wisdom. I invite readers to add their own thoughts …

Tom Atlee: Role of Collective Intelligence in Wise Democracy Needed for Humanity’s Survival

TITLE: The role of collective intelligence in the wise democracy needed for humanity’s survival ABSTRACT: This article proposes that the primary function of intelligence is to sustain a dynamic system’s balance between environmental control and adaptability.  A dynamic system needs to remain in tune with its changing environments so that its actions continue to be …

Who’s Who in Collective Intelligence: Devin Balkind

David Belkind runs sarapis.org.  They are behind nycprepared.org. They have also built an experimental WordPress based game/bank. In addition he is an editor-at-large of occupywallstreet.net, wrote The FLO Consensus, and is finishing a forthcoming essay about how cryptocurrency and online games will unleash tremendous wealth over the next 10 years. He is on the board …

Jean Lievens: Diana Filippova from Paris – Collective Intelligence or Digital Total War?

Of cooperation between men and machine For a peer-to-peer approach to collective intelligence It’s eight a.m. on a Monday morning in 2007. In the Arcueil examination centre, a thousand heads crane with difficulty over wooden desks that are damaged by pens scratching across thin sheets of paper. Railway lines surround the enclave; trains make the …

Jean Lievens: Thomas Malone at MIT on Collective Intelligence

Thomas W. Malone is the Patrick J. McGovern Professor of Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management and the founding director of the MIT Center for Collective Intelligence. He was also the founding director of the MIT Center for Coordination Science and one of the two founding co-directors of the MIT Initiative on “Inventing …

Tom Atlee: Surveillance and parasitism harm society’s collective intelligence

Surveillance and parasitism harm society’s collective intelligence What this post is about:  Society’s collective intelligence needs to be able to see clearly what’s going on and take action about it.  Both NSA surveillance and corporate suppression of activism interfere with that vital dynamic.  This post clarifies what’s going on in these dynamics and suggests strategies …

Jean Lievens: Thomas Malone on Collective Intelligence — You Have to Give Away Old Power In Order to Gain New Power

Thomas Malone, director of the MIT Center for Collective Intelligence,  is one of the leading thinkers in the realm of anticipating how new technologies will transform the way work is done and leaders lead. His 2004 book, The Future of Work: How the New Order of Business Will Shape Your Organization, Your Management Style, and Your …

Review: Le management de l’intelligence collective – Managing Collective Intelligence – Toward a New Corporate Governance

Olivier Zara 5.0 out of 5 stars Sensational — Free Online in English Translation — For Sale Online in French, May 28, 2013 I just read this book in the free online English translation and have very high praise for the original content, the translation, and the graphics. It is a short book, 88 pages …

Jean Lievens: Le management de l’intelligence collective (vers une nouvelle gouvernance) – Managing Collective Intelligence (Toward a New Corporate Governance) — Human 2X Tech, 9 Graphics

Managing collective intelligence – Toward a New Corporate Governance by Olivier Zara In a production economy, value creation depends on land, labor and capital. In a knowledge economy, value creation depends mainly on the ideas and innovations to be found in people’s heads. Those ideas cannot be forcibly extracted. All one can do is mobilize …