SWARM SAYS:  WE BELIEVE!

SWARM SAYS: WE BELIEVE!

A day after the US celebrates Independence Day, millions of sports fans will be looking to celebrate again as the US National Team takes on Japan in the championship game of the Women's World Cup.  Four years ago, Japan edged the US in…
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Watch fifty people THINK AS ONE.

Watch fifty people THINK AS ONE.

Those following this blog know that UNU is a new social platform that enables groups of users to form "human swarms" that can answer questions, make predictions, even generate ideas. Now after a full year of testing, we've taken the training wheels off and opened UNU to larger…
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MANY MINDS are MORE FUN than one!

MANY MINDS are MORE FUN than one!

UNU™ is a new social platform that allows groups of networked users to form real-time swarms that can collaboratively answer questions, express opinions, and even make predictions. And it turns out, swarms are smart.  Research shows that groups of novice users can out-predict experts when…
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Is Collective Intelligence a safer form of A.I?

Is Collective Intelligence a safer form of A.I?

Pushing the boundaries of Collective Intelligence, researchers at Unanimous AI have been working to produce smart systems that keep humans in the loop. Their goal is to combine the technological power of artificial intelligence with the unique benefits of human emotions, sensibilities, and morality. As expressed by…
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Voting is Killing Your Team

Voting is Killing Your Team

A team is having trouble making a decision and someone says, “Let’s take a vote.” It's a solution that's simple and fast, but it’s often the wrong tool for the job. Even worse, it can kill your team. Teams function best when every member is bought…
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SWARMS are SMART… it’s kinda scary!

SWARMS are SMART… it’s kinda scary!

Last week when the Blackhawks beat the Ducks to reach the Stanley Cup finals, it sent a chill down my spine.  No... not because I'm a Blackhawks fan, but because I've been following the predictions made by "human swarms" and it's getting downright…
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Polls are polarizing, but SWARMS unite us!

Polls are polarizing, but SWARMS unite us!

Let’s face it, polls are polarizing, and political polls are deeply polarizing.  They don’t merely reflect the views held by groups, they drive groups into entrenched positions. It’s easy to blame the pollsters and pundits, but it’s not their fault. …
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