Daily Archives: May 23, 2014

They Can’t Represent Us!: Reinventing Democracy from Greece to Occupy

How the new global movements are putting forward a radical conception of democracy. Mass protest movements in disparate places such as Greece, Argentina, and the United States ultimately share an agenda—to raise the question of what democracy should mean. These … Continue reading

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Revolution in the Age of Social Media: The Egyptian Popular Insurrection and the Internet

An accessible guide to the enduring struggle between people and power in the digital age. Egypt’s January 25. Revolution of 2011 was a dramatic demonstration of the role social media has come to play in radical activism. A key moment … Continue reading

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Handbook of Collective Intelligence

This Handbook provides a survey of the field of collective intelligence, summarizing what is known, providing references to sources for further information, and suggesting possibilities for future research. The handbook is structured as a wiki, a collection of on-line pages, … Continue reading

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‘Homo Futbolensis’: A los Primates nos Gusta Jugar

A los primates nos gusta jugar. Somos un orden de especies muy juguetonas de nacimiento porque nos permite explorar el entorno y a los compañeros en un contexto de seguridad, sin que tenga graves consecuencias. De hecho, las especies más … Continue reading

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