Emergence of Spontaneous Order
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Exploration of the fascinating phenomenon of emergence
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The Overview Effect

The Overview Effect, first described by author Frank White in 1987, is an experience that transforms astronauts’ perspective of the planet and mankind’s place upon it. Common features of the experience are a feeling of awe for the planet, a profound understanding of the interconnection of all life, and a renewed sense of responsibility for taking care of the environment.

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Mobileworks’ Virtual Assistant, Premier, Is Created from a Crowd of Workers | MIT Technology Review

Mobileworks’ Virtual Assistant, Premier, Is Created from a Crowd of Workers | MIT Technology Review | Emergence of Spontaneous Order | Scoop.it
A service called Premier acts like a single smart assistant, on call 24 hours a day. It’s actually made from an ever-changing crowd of casual workers.
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