Category Archive: Language

Defining Collective Intelligence

Collective Intelligence. Me+You+Everyone Together To me, a collective is an additive grouping. Tracing collective intelligence, there are several strains: large data collection or data creation insights by large collections of people better than an individual evolutionary knowledge development of collectives or group IQ And JF Noubel says, ”The capability for a group to organize itself in order to decide upon …

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Defining Collaboration

Collaboration. What do we mean? Hot word now, but does it mean less than gets bandied about? Putting it in context with terms such as collective, cooperation, connected, and community might help achieve some discernment. To me the critical distinction is whether the process is iterative where all parties contribute to what is generated by …

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Defining Social Capital

Social capital. What is it? Social capital can be the value of our social networks. And there are, within that, a wide spread of definitions. I’d say it is the use of relationships to store value shared between people which can be applied later within a gift economy framework. But if you show up at …

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Defining New Economy

“The new economy” swirls in the air of many network circles now. What does that mean? How did we shift perspective on the old economy in order to see this new possibility? What and how do we need to build our economy better? Wikipedia says new economy means the shift from manufacturing to service. But …

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Defining Thrivability

Thrivable. To thrive. The ability to generate. To create more value than you consume. Play. Aliveness. Flourishing. What does thriving, thrivable, or thrivability mean to you? How do you recognize it when you notice it? What isn’t it? photo credit: deanoakley

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