Tag Archives: Wisdom of the Crowds

The Wisdom of Revisiting Tried and True Theories — 2014 Edition

One good reason to know English is because other people know English — and thus knowing English makes communication with more people easier (than, say, knowing Swahili). Of course: If you live in East Africa, then the opposite may be … Continue reading
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Crowds revisited: How the Wisdom of the Crowds is related to the Wisdom of the Language — and also the Open Web

I usually point out how the Wisdom of the Language is different than the Wisdom of the Crowds, but it is also important to underscore how they are related. English is a global language because a lot of people can … Continue reading
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How the Wisdom of the Crowds Manifests Itself in the DNS (Domain Name System)

I investigate the prospects for the new top-level domains being proposed by ICANN over here in this discussion forum — feel free to jump in and share feedback! Continue reading

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How to trick the shareholders into thinking the site is successful

This is part of a bigger trend: the cheapening of the value of crowdsourcing. It’s now officially riding off the tracks. I’m glad John C. Dvorak is catching up (maybe he will soon come to the realization that “crowdsourcing” is … Continue reading
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