The emerging science of 'collective intelligence' — and the rise of the global brain

Over at the Edge there's a fascinating article by Thomas W. Malone about the work he and others are doing to understand the rise of collective human intelligence — an emergent phenomenon that's being primarily driven by our information technologies. We may be on an evolutionary trajectory, he argues, that could… » 11/23/12 4:00pm 11/23/12 4:00pm