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Author Topic: Nice New Blog by DC member on "Social Computation and Creativity"  (Read 3633 times)

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DC member alex3f, is a good friend of mine from University, and was one of the very first people on the planet to explore the use of collective intelligence on the web (he's published extensively on the field of Human Based Genetic Algorithms, see www.3form.com).

He's just started a blog on some of these issues and he's off to a promising start.  His second post is on the closing of the Google Answers service.  Definitely worth a read if you are interested in social computation and collective intelligence algorithms and architectures.

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In my opinion, late Google Answers was a very interesting experiment combining fee-based and free Q&A services together. To my knowledge it was the first attempt to combine them. However, paid researchers had to compete with free answerers in answering questions. This created unsatisfaction among researchers and they start to publicly criticize the service.
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Re: Nice New Blog by DC member on "Social Computation and Creativity"
« Reply #1 on: November 30, 2006, 10:43:11 AM »
Sounds interesting. I just added the RSS to my daily read feed.

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Re: Nice New Blog by DC member on "Social Computation and Creativity"
« Reply #2 on: December 01, 2006, 09:41:23 AM »
Sounds interesting. I just added the RSS to my daily read feed.
me too.

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Re: Nice New Blog by DC member on "Social Computation and Creativity"
« Reply #3 on: December 05, 2009, 01:51:20 PM »
Alex was just the subject of an article on TechCrunch:
http://www.techcrunc...ck-into-their-caves/

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Re: Nice New Blog by DC member on "Social Computation and Creativity"
« Reply #4 on: December 07, 2009, 10:04:13 AM »
Wow, unbelievable, a good post on TechCrunch! ;D

Good read, shame on the comments below :(