Summary

These are videos of James Surowiecki talking about his book “The Wisdom of Crowds” and the principles it is based on. [View on Amazon]

CMX (13 Jun 2016)

James Surowiecki: The Power of the Collective. James Surowiecki, author of The Wisdom of Crowds and columnist for The New Yorker, explained to us exactly why humans are so much more powerful together than they are alone—and how to harness that power.

TED Talk (5 Nov 2008)

James Surowiecki: The power and the danger of online crowds. James Surowiecki pinpoints the moment when social media became an equal player in the world of news-gathering: the 2005 tsunami, when YouTube video, blogs, IMs and txts carried the news — and preserved moving personal stories from the tragedy.