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George Por  


Introduction:     George Pór is PrimaVera Research Fellow at the Universiteit van Amsterdam Business School, Founder of CommunityIntelligence Ltd., and Publisher of the Blog of Collective Intelligence. He is a facilitator of the transition of organizations and communities to higher patterns of collective intelligence and performance, and is an advisor to the European Commission and the European Investment Bank. His past academic posts include: Senior Research Fellow at INSEAD, Visiting Researcher at London School of Economics, Online Community Architect at U. of Ottawa, Lecturer at California Institute of Integral Studies and Université de Paris, Research Assistant at U. of Lund and UC Berkeley. George introduced a concept of "collective intelligence" as an evolutionary capability that emerges from a network of conversations pictured as the nervous system of social organisms. Currently, he is working on the design of a European research workshop on Collective Intelligence.

Email:     George at community-intelligence dot com

Personal Web Site:     The Community Intelligence website: http://www.community-intelligence.com/
                               Blog of Collective Intelligence: http://www.community-intelligence.com/blogs/public/

Biography:     See http://www.kosmosjournal.org/kjo/about/bios/george-por.shtml

Wisdom-Related Publications Accessible On Line:    

Many George Por articles are available at: http://www.community-intelligence.com/view/resource_garden

Connecting Our Conversations | Becoming Wiser Together, Kosmos, Spring/Summer 2008, pp. 5-7.

Nurturing Systemic Wisdom through Knowledge Ecology, in The Systems Thinker, October 2000

Designing for the Emergence of a Global-scale Collective Intelligence, presented at the First Global Brain Workshop, 2001

Liberating the Innovation Value of Communities of Practice, in the "Knowledge Economics: Principles, Practices and Policies" textbook (2005)