Collective Intelligence


Highly contagious: Sparking ideas

You have experienced it: things go viral. You have seen how Gangnam Style repeatedly flooded your Facebook news feed and how the Harlem Shake was recreated in yet another way. While the spreading of these videos seems trivial, the underlying principles of such viral behavior are far away from being […]


More than the sum of its parts: Harnessing Collective Intelligence

Have you recently poked someone on Facebook, or logged onto Twitter from a public computer? Thank you and congratulations: Chances are that you just helped to digitalize an old book or an archived issue of the New York Times. How? You might have been asked to type in two slightly […]