KDMRG Visitor Presentation

12/07/2011 - 14:00
12/07/2011 - 16:00
By: Dr. Charles Petrie - Senior Research Scientist, Stanford CS Logic Group ------ Title: Flash Companies ----- Abstract: An exploration of Emergent Collectives as applied to networks of people working on increasingly complex Mechanical Turk tasks. Can it be scaled? Are there market forces driving such scaling? We argue in the affirmative and show that new coordination functions are both necessary and possible. We claim that "Flash Companies" are a major economic force in the future that may disrupt current corporations.