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 , retrieved May 2005.
- Gustave Le Bon (1895). The Crowd: A Study of the Popular Mind. Available from Project Gutenberg at .
- 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
- James Surowiecki - Independent Individuals and Wise Crowds Audio interview from IT Conversations
- James Surowiecki 28 Meg MP3 File Audio presentation at SXSW Conference 2006
- Wired Magazine Look Who's Crowdsourcing¨
- C/Net NewsTech lessons learned from the wisdom of crowds¨
- Openeur - Scientific Blog about Open Innovation & Entrepreneurship
- CrowdRules Do-it-yourself site that allows creation of challenges that conform to all elements suggested by Surowiecki
- Information, Éthique Rationnelle et Intelligence Collective Rational behavior redefined on the basis of expected and observed use of logical language
- Game Tycoon Using Games to Tap Collective Intelligence. Part 2 of the article.