Stephen Downes

Knowledge, Learning, Community

According to this article, " In a paper published earlier this month in Science Advances, for instance, a team led by Neil Johnson, now a physicist at George Washington University, demonstrated that a decentralized model performed best under Goldilocks conditions, when its parts were neither too simple nor too capable." The headline of the Nautilus article suggests an explanation for the phenomenon. It's based on the feedback loops between members in the network and (I think) has a lot to do with whether the individuals are pursuing a collective goal.

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