There is something powerful and compelling in a good challenge. In principle, many complex challenges have simple solutions. There are three types of solutions to challenges, the first type of solution is the cunning, cerebral type – it is usually based on the premise that wisdom and experience will eventually trump power and authority.
Posts Tagged ‘Anatole Rapoport’
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Tags: Anatole Rapoport, Chris Anderson, Complexity of Cooperation, cooperation, Crowdsourcing, IPD, Iterated Prisoner's Dilemma, James Surowiecki, live and let live, reciprocity, Richard Hofstadter, Robert Axelrod, The Evolution of Cooperation, The Long Tail, The Paranoid Style in American Politics, the Prisoner's Dilemma, The Wisdom of Crowds, TIT-FOR-TAT, Übersession
My friend Tony is one of those amazing sources of things that make my brain go ToingToing! We were chatting about Crowdsourcing – an übersession (which is like an obsession on steroids) of mine, ToingToing’ed here and here. Tony read a few great books on the subject (notably James Surowiecki’s The Wisdom of Crowds: Why the many [...]