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Crowd work in real life

Ever heard that the term “collective intelligence” and “crowdsourcing”? The notion that “when our imperfect judgements are aggregated in the right way, our collective intelligence is often excellent” that Surowiecki elaborated on in his book “The wisdom of Crowds” (2005) does seem to make sense, right? 563 more words


My own experience: learning in a virtual community

I am most impressed by this week’s reading Children Online: Learning in a virtual community of practice, which looks deep into a virtual community called “Gathering of the Elves” and analyzes how children’s role-play as Tolkien’s characters relates to learning and community theories. 471 more words

Social Communicative Aspects Of ICT