Over at the Edge there's a fascinating article by Thomas W. Malone about the work he and others are doing to understand the rise of collective human intelligence — an emergent phenomenon that's being primarily driven by our information technologies. We may be on an evolutionary trajectory, he argues, that could someday give rise to the global brain. And amazingly, he's developing an entirely new scientific discipline to back his case.
La consultora Frog Design ha publicado en código abierto la guía Collective Action Toolkit, una herramienta para desarrollar soluciones en comunidades locales aplicando metodologías del pensamiento de diseño.
Via Miguel Acero
It's possible that the smart-cities movement is being held back by a lack of clarity and consensus around what a smart city is and what the components of a smart city actually are.
'While some people continue to take a narrow view of smart cities by seeing them as places that make better use of information and communication technology (ICT), the cities I work with (and most of the participants in the #smartchat, a monthly Twitterchat about smart cities held on the first Wednesday of each month) all view smart cities as a broad, integrated approach to improving the efficiency of city operations, the quality of life for its citizens, and growing the local economy...
Later this year, they annual rankings of smart cities will be published, and they've been determined by a new rubric for smart cities, 'the Smart Cities Wheel.'
Smart cities are not one size fits all. Yet, the smart-cities movement could benefit from frameworks like the Smart Cities Wheel that allow a common language to develop amongst citizens, city staff, mayors, and the private sector...
La minería de datos o Data Mining, es en general una ciencia computacional que trata grandes volúmenes de datos mediante herramientas como las que proporciona (Herramientas para el análisis textual y algunas de sus aplicaciones en la web social...
Exchanging houses during vacation time, sharing car with strangers, designing a lamp for one’s own living room in a FabLab, proposing a packaging design for a favorite brand, inventing a solution to help a company innovate, writing a article in wikipedia or a hotel review in a tourism site, ordering with neighbors organic vegetables... collaborative practices between individuals or between individuals and businesses are multiplying around us.
Kune (which means together in esperanto) is a new web tool, still under development, for creating environments of constant inter-communication, collective intelligence, knowledge and shared work.
Kune’s main objective is to multiply the capacity and skills of people, communities and organizations, allowing their constant cooperation, regardless of physical distance. Therefore, it aims to facilitate virtual meetings, coordinate common agendas, join people with similar interests and develop projects collaboratively.
Other features include managing projects and contents, and sharing them freely with anyone, anywhere.
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En todas estas localizaciones, un grupo de ciudadanos se ha querido sumar a las convocatorias de Kfé. Sólo han necesitado un lugar con wifi, reunir a 20 personas y charlar en torno a un tema propuesto. Así, en simultáneo y vía redes sociales, en cada convocatoria se consigue un festival de Inteligencia colectiva y conocimiento P2P. Sencillez y horizontalidad para el empoderamiento ciudadano.
Crowdsourcing is creating the cloud filmmaking revolution The Internet and movie makers have collided, and the result is a cloud film-making revolution. Filmmaker Tiffany Shlain explained at the Open...
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