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Global Futures Collective Intelligence System The Millennium Project is integrating all of its information, groups, and software into a "Global Futures Intelligence System." GFIS* is The Millennium Project’s new way for you to participate with and have access to all of our resources in one place. Those who buy a one-year subscription can interact with all the elements of the system, make suggestions, initiate discussions with experts around the world, and search through over 10,000 pages of futures research and 1,300 pages of methods. The text has built-in Google translation with 52 languages. Introduction to the Global Futures Intelligence System Instead of publishing the State of the Future once a year, the material is being updated in the Global Futures Intelligence System on a continual basis – the same is true with Futures Research Methodology – you do not have to wait five or so years to get a new version. On the home page of the GFIS (www.themp.org), you will see a list of the 15 Global Challenges.
Econologie.net Collective Intelligence Research Institute | How social organisms evolve Gestion des Connaissances Bugs of collective intelligence: why the best ideas aren’t selected? One of my early posts was about idea killers and idea helpers. Idea killers are common phrases that kill creativity at its origin. Recently, Matt May wrote a piece called Mind of the Innovator: Taming the Traps of Traditional Thinking, where he identified â€˜Seven Sins of Solutions,â€™ routine patterns of thinking that prevent people from being creative. This is a good example illustrating repeated failure of collective intelligence. Collective problem solving involves iterated innovation and selection of solutions. We can see these sources of bias working in many “collective intelligence” web 2.0 platforms, where people are supposed to select the fittest among several versions of the content based on the merit of the content. When I was designing 3form website 10 years ago, my primary goal was to select the fittest solutions regardless of who submitted them, i.e. reduce the decision error and subjective/temporal biases that contribute to this error.
Home - Doug Engelbart Institute Brassens Brel Ferré - Texte de la table ronde The Co-Intelligence Institute Geese ride aerial roller coaster across the Himalayas For humans, transcontinental flight without jet engines, pressurized cabins, and tens of thousands of kilograms of fuel is almost unthinkable. But each year, bar-headed geese fly from Mongolia to India and back, crossing the world’s highest mountains with just their wings and a little extra body fat. Now researchers know just how these 3-kilogram birds make this journey. Rather than flying high for the whole trip, the geese follow the terrain, taking advantage of updrafts to regain altitude as needed. “The answer comes in the form of clever behaviors for exercise efficiency,” says Terrie Williams, an exercise and environmental physiologist at the University of California, Santa Cruz, who was not involved in the work. Of the migrating birds, bar-headed geese (Anser indicus) are among the more remarkable. The physiological data explain why. Not everyone is sold on the results, however. Yet the findings reinforce a trend researchers are seeing in other species.
Researchers find a country’s wealth correlates Discovering an Integral Civic Consciousness in a Global Age This essay was originally published in the March 2012 issue of the Journal of Integral Theory and Practice. Click here to purchase the full issue. This article asks why, in an age of global crisis, global governance still remains a low priority for the integral community. Civics entails the rights and duties of citizenship and the role citizens have in establishing, shaping, and overseeing government at any level (Altinay, 2010). If, for example, a citizen could not perceive national-scale problems, or mistook them as being of a merely local nature, she would see no need for national governance at all. I distinguish the civic from the political line of development in the Lower-Right (LR) quadrant by noting that civics is fundamentally about the perception, by citizens, of a need for governance. The Civic Holarchy Like all lines of development, the proposed civic line tetra-evolves and manifests in all four quadrants. Integral Civic Consciousness The Nationcentric Worldview Figure 1.