James Surowiecki
Mr. Surowiecki gives a compelling talks about the power and collective wisdom of crowds. He believes we can arrive at superior decisions by aggregating our collective intelligence in groups.

Surowiecki explores a deceptively simple idea that has profound implications: large groups of people are smarter than an elite few, no matter how brilliant—better at solving problems, fostering innovation, coming to wise decisions, even predicting the future.

A basic summary of The Wisdom of Crowds.

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Comment by Sean Nash on January 29, 2009 at 10:45am
Nice link... thanks!
I loved the book. I love the ideas presented... and I love how it has enabled me to see these processes happening all over the place. Here is a recent blog post I did that referenced the book as well.

Sean
Comment by John Costilla on January 29, 2009 at 10:51am
Awesome! Thanks for sharing. I will definitely take a look at it. jc

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