David (dblume) wrote,

Web 2.0's Wisdom of Crowds

The following two posts help create a clear distinction between the coveted wisdom of crowds and the feared dumbness of crowds.

Kathy's The Dumbness of Crowds and JP's On Social Software and Consensus.

Web 2.0 site designers would do well to carefully consider the distinction when trying to capitalize on the benefits of social software.

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