Superorganismic Behavior via Human Computation

Chapter

Abstract

In a future world with pervasive Human Computation (HC), there may be profound effects on how humanity functions at multiple levels from individual behaviors to species/wide changes in evolutionary development. What would such an HC/shaped human society look like? This hypothetical society would be the result of successful adaptations that provide both increased benefit to the high/level facilitators of large-scale computations as well as sufficient incentives to individuals to participate in those computations.

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  1. 1.School of Life SciencesArizona State UniversityTempeUSA

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