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CI: Is collective intelligence responsible for human development?

Last update on Nov. 1, 2013.

CI: Is collective intelligence responsible for human development?

Collective intelligence is the idea that a higher level of intelligence can emerge within a group of people than the intelligence of any one member of the group individually. The phenomenon is gaining attention due to advancements in information and communications technology.  Group members no longer need to be in the same room.  They can be scattered around the world.  Despite its recent high media profile, there is ample evidence of collective intelligence in history, and even existing outside of humans.

 

In humans however, collective intelligence has been cited as one possible reason for our dominance over the entire earth ...

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CI: What is Collective Intelligence?

Last update on Oct. 8, 2013.

CI: What is Collective Intelligence?

Intelligence is not just something that happens inside individual minds.

 

It also arises within groups of individuals and this phenomenon can be quite powerful.  For a number of months Imagination for People has been working on software that will facilitate the creation of what is called ‘collective intelligence.’ In preparation for the launch of this software, we thought we would take some time to introduce the I4P community to collective intelligence (CI) and show off some of its benefits.

 

So what is collective intelligence?

 

The widely accepted definition states that collective intelligence is the ability of a group of people ...

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