Category Archives: Blogging for Emergence

The emergence of CI, an online experiment

How can a group of individual intelligences become truly collective intelligence? How can they escape into a more complex and capable collective intelligence, without sacrificing their autonomy?
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From networked individualism to “we” blogs

The blogging paradigm is barely 10 years old and its narcistic “beauty contest” tendency can be explained with what Shelley Powers compared to “our teen years with our fixation on popularity. S/he with the most links, wins.”
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What are Blogs for

I have had a hard time understanding why blogs were so different from usual forums. George helped me build my own answers (in words and concept I understand). Forums are made for building and following conversations under a defined topic … Continue reading

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Content distribution network

In an email someone wrote about blogging, “Think of it as an alternative underground content distribution network.” I sent the following reply, then thought to post it here to, for the record and the sake those of those who seek … Continue reading

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Taxonomies help meaning emerge from conversations

Knowledge and meaning can emerge from the blog conversations more easily than discussion forums becaue we can conveniently add one or more categories to our entries and couple their chronological flow with a flexible taxonomy. CPs don’t only start defining … Continue reading

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What is so exciting about blogging?

Reading Using Blogs in Business is a similarly powerful experience as it was to read Murray Turoff’s Network Nation 20 years ago! One of the differences though is that Turoff had to wait 15 years for his vision of a … Continue reading

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