Collective intelligence

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  • The Exponential Growth Of Today's Culture

    generated content has created a diverse assortment of different types of images i.e. memes. Although prompted to exaggerate certain events and generally without real meaning, memes do hold value in our society. They are often created and replicated to form multiple meanings in order to code or decode conversation- an evolution of language. Memes have become cultural products because they often depict a certain event in history, a behavior, or feeling that inevitably reaches the masses. Perhaps it is not the humor or relevance of the meme itself that prompts share-ability, but rather, the idea of ‘collectivity.’ According to Michael Shulan, “wisdom lies not in the vision and will of any one individual, or small group of individuals, but in the collective vision of us all.” The rise of shareable content is a testament to how powerful and influential collectivism truly is. Furthermore, this idea of collectivity stems from the fact that memes are often repetitive or imitated amongst Internet users, reiterating similar beliefs. According to the book, continuous repetition generally forms new fundamental meanings. In…

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  • Technology's Impact On Everyday Life And The Professional World

    order, are literally flatten to the shape of “pancakes” according to Michael Lewis. The author later states how “software subtly changed the economic environment. It bestowed new rewards on the egalitarian spirit. It made life harder for pyramids and easier for pancakes. […] The gains in the collective wisdom outweighed any losses to the boss’s authority” (96). By this assessment Lewis suggests that once the software or web-based technology is deployed, companies are transformed into a flat…

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  • In The Game Of Tetriminos

    In collective action, however, each part is a person. While humans are certainly much more complex than blocks on a computer screen, tetriminos and individuals are surprisingly comparable. Each individual takes up a different space in society, fitting into different social roles. Likewise, each tetrimino fits into a different crevice because of its shape. Yet, like humans, tetriminos are all fundamentally the same; they are all made up of four blocks, pieced together in different ways.…

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  • The Lusitania Disaster

    as casualty is a important psychological concept that describes how the collective “culture attempts to heal the trauma through the process of regrouping, redefinition and renewal that results in a range of possible outcomes, from greater social cohesion and clarity of purpose at one end to intergroup conflict, institutional failure and social disintegration at the other” (Pastor, 2004 pg. 619). In both, The Lusitania disaster and the 9/11 attacks, the surprising attack and loss of American…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Experience At MTSU Jazz Music

    instrument amount was varied, but the expected Jazz instruments were all there: stand-up bass, piano, horn section, drums, etc. All of the woodwind players played different instruments throughout each piece. It was held in the T. Earl Hinton Music Hall in the Wright Music Building. Around 130 people were there. I never really know what to expect from school performances. I have never been to a completely Jazz concert before, and especially not one done by professionals. There were a lot more…

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  • Suggested Interview Report

    Suggested Interview Questions: 1. How did you first discover that you had this ability? When did it start? 2. How do you see the collective records? 3. What kinds of spiritual beings do you work with? Who are your Guides? 4. What’s the most profound personal experience you’ve had? 5. Why do you do this work? What is your mission? 6. What is the most consistent message you are hearing that is important for listeners to know? Topic, Title & Bullet Points: Clearing timelines through the…

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  • Components Of Effective Dialogue Analysis

    The scope of communication relies upon finding meaning within the words or signs portrayed. Often people have challenges in effectively communicating meaning to each other. Dialogue is the format of communication that most people seek but, find difficult to carry out on a day to day basis. Other components of dialogue such as listening, avoiding assumptions, collective thought, and dialogue culture all play a key role in defining dialogue itself. However, these components standing by themselves…

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  • Systems Thinking Research Paper

    Systems Thinking defines an organization as a social unit of people that is structured and managed to meet a need or pursue collective goals. (Businessdictionary, 2016) The needs of an organization could be a financial, social, moral, or a combination of multiple needs. Nonetheless, a root word in word organization is, ation. Ation means the act or process of doing something. (Marriam-Webster, 2016) This root word creates an important distinction in the term, organization…

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  • 6-22 SWO Characteristics

    achieves is described by getting results and accomplishing missions and tasks on time and to standard. This is especially important for SWOs to establish credibility and build trust. d. ADP 6-22 also describes informal and collective leadership. It states “leadership guidance does not have to come only from the highest-ranking leader.” This line applies to SWOs because we are constantly advising our commanders and senior leaders who outrank us. It is our job to be the voice of reason and…

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  • Collective Learning

    Collective Learning Technology has brought huge influences on everyone’s lives. The Duke University had brought iPod as an academic device and educational experiment to all the first-year class students. The iPod inverted the traditional role of technology, which has many new functions. Students not only can listen to music, but also use the iPod as an academic device to collaborate with others. This concept can be seen in Project Classroom Makeover, by Cathy Davidson. In Project Classroom…

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