I been an inactive blogger for last few months. I can pen down few reasons for the state of silence but will not help anyone. Finally I am back to the world of blogging. After three years of experiments with â€œ.comsâ€ of the World Wide Web I decided to take a break. I visited my relatives in Kerala and spent some good time there. For last few weeks,
â€œDelicious was related to food over book marking,
A program was a stage performance of Ron Kenoly or Don Moen,
A keyboard was ctk 731 casio synth than one ergonomically designed by Microsoft,
Hard drive was a long trip to the Rocky Mountains and waterfall, and
A web was a spider’s home between two banana trees planted in our fields.â€
This time was different and was motivating to find new aspects of life. I did carry my laptop and all possible e-books ranging from Adsense optimization to server load balancing but hardly opened any.
Apart from traveling I did manage to read one book â€œWisdom of crowdâ€ by James Surowiecki. This book covered some interesting fact about the collective intelligence, something that I always believed in as a community manager at different forums. One section that impressed was the circumstances under which a crowd can be considered smart. The condition mentioned were
- It needs a way of summarizing people’s opinions into one collective verdict.
All the points are excellent and the book is a worth recommendation. You can give it a try at Amazon “Wisdom of crowd”
Also as usual wikipedia is a good resource to peek in for more insight.