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Collective Intelligence

The Future is Now

Thierry Dufay | Posted 11.10.2014 | Impact
Thierry Dufay

Our actions have to be in balance with the stories we tell ourselves for us to be able to feel good about ourselves. Stories are important, because the motivate us to do or not to do. They give us a justification for our behavior.

New Software Fuels New Knowledge

Don Tapscott | Posted 04.02.2014 | Technology
Don Tapscott

Soon a new genre of software called collective intelligence could make Wikipedia seem primitive. Collective intelligence software will enable hundreds or even thousands of people to come together online to discuss ideas and generate new thoughts and knowledge.

On Being 'Nice'

Birute Regine | Posted 01.23.2012 | Women
Birute Regine

Women often find themselves between a rock and a hard place. When women are viewed as "nice," studies show that people "like" them better, but they are considered less effective in the workplace.

Women CEOs: Bold Enough to Be a Woman?

Birute Regine | Posted 12.28.2011 | Business
Birute Regine

Will women transform the meaning of power by distributing power rather than holding onto it, by engaging people rather than dictating to them, and by seeking to bring the best out in people rather than focusing on themselves as center stage heroes?

Our Choice: Changing the Game

Robert David Steele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert David Steele

Some people say Gandhi was about nonviolence. And he was. But he is significant for something else that I believe is far more important: He changed the game.

What's Right with America? Let Me List the Books

Robert David Steele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert David Steele

I became the #1 Amazon reviewer for non-fiction [or 32/216 overall including movies, software, and fiction) quite by accident, loading 300 reviews fr...

Technology, Innovation, and the Future of Government

Anne Hill | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Hill

I took Dream Talk Radio to Silicon Valley recently for a very interesting multi-media event about e-government; the idea that advances in technology a...

Can the Power of Web 2.0 Solve the World's Most Pressing Problems?

Alexander Howard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Alexander Howard

So what does Web 2.0 mean to Gov 2.0? Many aspects cannot be discerned at this point, but one thing is certainly clear: It's about all of us.

Designing a Multiperson Planetary Consciousness

Shinichi Takemura | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Shinichi Takemura

It's important that we engage our creative imagination and design "social-ware" to shape our world by each of us acting as a "global sensor," a functional part of the global neural network.

Egos May Win But They Net More Losers

Donna Flagg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Donna Flagg

What we really need to do is appreciate internal security as much as we value it externally in the world around us.

Prisoner's Dilemma at COP15 in Copenhagen; Meanwhile in Mei Lin's Kitchen

David Nordfors | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Nordfors

Multilateral negotiations broke down in Copenhagen: future climate change talks should take a note from Silicon Valley, where tools to innovate and bypass obstacles were developed by small groups of people in kitchens and garages.

Collective Intelligence: Is the Future Already Here?

Jim Selman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Selman

Building practices for communication and coordination across the generational divide is essential if we are to create a common vision of what is possible and begin to co-create the future that we all want.