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Collective Intelligence: A term first coined by French media scholar Pierre Lévy in 1994 in his book Collective Intelligence . Collective intelligence refers to the sum total of information held individually by the members of a knowledge community that can be accessed in response to a specific question. An example of the power of collective intellingece can be seen in the Spoiling Survivor efforts of an online group (Jenkins 25-58), in the work of Riley Crane from the MIT Media Lab, and similar to the work of students on the Cybercultures Wiki.

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