CI Resources

Here I share a compilation of contents related to Collective Intelligence. This space is updated with new resources as they become available:




  • Albert-Laszlo Barabasi: “Linked: The New Science of Networks”. 2002. Perseus.
  • Antoni Gutiérrez-Rubí y Juan Freire: “Manifiesto Crowd: la empresa y la inteligencia de las multitudes”. In English.
  • Clay Shirky: “Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing Without Organization”.  The Penguin Press. 2008
  • Clay Shirky: “Cognitive Surplus: How Technology Makes Consumers into Collaborators”. The Penguin Press. 2010.
  • David Easley and Jon Kleinberg: “Networks, Crowds, and Markets: Reasoning about a Highly Connected World”. Cambridge University Press. 2010.
  • Don Tapscott & Anthony D. Williams. “Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration changes everything”. Porfolio. 2006.
  • Duncan J. Watts: “The Science of Connected Age”. 2003. W. W. Norton & Company.
  • Hélène Landemore: “Democratic Reason: Politics, Collective Intelligence, and the Rule of the Many”. eBook.
  • Howard Rheingold: “Smart Mobs: The Next Social Revolution”. 2002.
  • James Surowiecki: “Wisdom of crowds”. 2004.
  • Jcorn Altmann (Ed.): “Advances in Collective Intelligence 2011”. Springer.
  • Jeff Howe: “Crowdsourcing: Why the power of the crowd is driving the future of business”. Crown Business. 2008.
  • Lawrence Lessig: “Free Culture: How Big Media Uses Technology and the Law to Lock down culture and control creativity”. The Penguin Press. 2004.
  • Mark Tovey (editor): “Collective Intelligence: Creating a Prosperous World at Peace”. Foreword by Yochai Benkler and re-mixed by Hassan Masum . Prefaces by Thomas Malone, Tom Atlee and Pierre Lévy. PDF.
  • Michael Nielsen: “Reinventing Discovery”. Princeton University Press. 2012.
  • Nicholas A. Christakis & James H. Fowler: “Connected: The surprising power of our social networks and how they shape our lives”. 2010.
  • Nicholas Carr: “The Shallows: How the Internet is changing the Way We Think, Read and Remember”. Atlantic Books. 2011.
  • Olivier Zara: “Managing Collective Intelligence: Toward a New Corporate Governance”. M2 Editions. PDF.
  • Pierre Levy: “Collective Intelligence: Mankind’s Emerging World in Cyberspace”. Basic Books. 1998.
  • Robert Axelrod: “The evolution of cooperation”. New York: Basic Books. 1984.
  • Satnam Alag: “Collective Intelligence in action”. Manning Publications. 2009.
  • Scott E. Page: “The Difference: How the power of diversity creates better groups, firms, schools, and societies”. 2007. Princeton University Press
  • Steven Johnson: “Emergence: The Connected Lives of Ants, Brains, Cities, and Software”. Scribner. 2001.
  • Steven Johnson: “Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation”. Allen Lane. 2010.
  • Theo J. Bastiaens, Ulrike Baumöl, Bernd J. Krämer (Ed.): “On Collective Intelligence”. Springer.
  • Toby Segaran: “Programming Collective Intelligence: Building Smart Web 2.0 Applications”. O’Reilly. 2007.
  • Yochai Benkler: “The Wealth of Networks: How Social Production Transforms Markets and Freedom”. Yale University Press. 2007.
  • Yochai Benkler: “The Penguin and the Leviathan: How Cooperation Triumphs over Self-Interest”. 2011. Crown Business.