Collective Intelligence…

I first came across the term Collective Intelligence while I was researching for some info on knowledge management a couple of months back.

Well, it was actually more like updating and hardening my studies’ proposal for next year HLP’s interview really. You can never tell what  ‘GAGAL’ or ‘PERMOHONAN ANDA TIDAK BERJAYA’  can mean/do to somebody unless you’re the one on the receiving end, huhu…

Nway, back to our topic for today. Collective intelligence is defined as a shared or group intelligence that emerges from the collaboration and competition of many individuals.

Best working example of it will be Wikipedia. I know, some of us are still reluctant to use/cite content from Wiki due to its open-for-all policy.

But in a few years to come, I’m sure it all will change. Why? Due to collective intelligence of course, wisdom of the community. It’ll mature in time…

Errr fyi, Microsoft Encarta akan tutup kedai tak lama lagi starting 31/10/2009. I’m suspecting it must have something to do with Wiki’s 3 million articles 8)

MSN Encarta To Be Discontinued

Important Notice:
On October 31, 2009, this Web site, and all other MSN® Encarta® Web sites worldwide will be discontinued, with the exception of Encarta Japan, which will be discontinued on December 31, 2009. Additionally, Microsoft will cease to sell Microsoft Student and Encarta Premium software products worldwide by June 2009.

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