The idea that a "crowd" of people, working together, focused on a project or issue, will collectively produce a better product or solution that the isolated individual efforts of the group members.

References and further readingEdit

  • James Surowiecki (2004). The Wisdom of Crowds: Why the Many Are Smarter Than the Few and How Collective Wisdom Shapes Business, Economies, Societies and Nations Little, Brown ISBN 0-316-86173-1
  • Gerald Stanley Lee (1913). Crowds. A moving-picture of democracy. Doubleday, Page & Company. Available from Project Gutenberg at [1], retrieved May 2005.
  • Gustave Le Bon (1895). The Crowd: A Study of the Popular Mind. Available from Project Gutenberg at [2].
  • Steven Johnson, Emergence: the connected lives of ants, brains, cities and software (2002) Scribner, ISBN 0-684-86876-8
  • Cass R. Sunstein, Infotopia: How Many Minds Produce Knowledge (2006) Oxford University Press, ISBN 0195189280

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