News tagged with information networks

How wise are crowds?

The rise of the Internet has sparked a fascination with what The New Yorker’s financial writer James Surowiecki called, in a book of the same name, "The wisdom of crowds": The idea that aggregating or ave ...

Nov 17, 2010
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Privacy vs profit at Facebook

Facebook's evolution from online club house to Internet powerhouse is raising fears that the social network is trading privacy for profit.

May 02, 2010
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