WOC

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WOCWomen of Color
WOCWinds of Change
WOCWorld of Concrete (industry event)
WOCWizards of the Coast (Hasbro subsidiary)
WOCWorld Orienteering Championships
WOCWithout Compensation
WOCWorld Ophthalmology Congress
WOCWound, Ostomy and Continence
WOCWithout Children (biology)
WOCWorld of Color (Disney show)
WOCWarrant Officer Candidate
WOCWord of Christ
WOCWorld of Comics (German comic artists)
WOCWorld Outreach Church (Murfreesboro, TN)
WOCWireless and Optical Communications
WOCWin-on-Cd
WOCWindows One Care
WOCWorkplane Objective Code
WOCWindows Orgchart
WOCWriting on Cover
WOCWisdom of Crowds (MIT's Center for Collective Intelligence)
WOCWeapon of Choice (band)
WOCWorld Orchid Conference
WOCWater Oil Contact (petroleum engineering)
WOCWomen's Ordination Conference (Church)
WOCWeek of Compassion (Indianapolis, IN)
WOCWAN Optimization Controller
WOCWinter of Code (openmaru)
WOCWorld of Conflict (gaming)
WOCWing Operations Center (US Air Force; US DoD)
WOCWorld Organization of Creditors (Russia)
WOCWater-Oxidizing Center (chemistry/biochemistry)
WOCWave of Compassion
WOCWork Order Control
WOCWithout Cash (colloquial)
WOCWater Only Company (UK)
WOCWeb Oriented Center (training center in Brazil)
WOCWorld Orthopaedic Concern
WOCWestern Operations Center (Forest Service)
WOCWonders of Chiropractic
WOCWhites Only Club
WOCWait on Cement (oilfield drilling)
WOCWait On Cement
WOCWarriors of Chaos (gaming)
WOCWorld Of Chris (game)
WOCWomen of Cannabis
WOCWorkshop Organizing Committee
WOCWorkshop on Open Certification of Software Testers
WOCWindows Operators Console (PBX)
WOCWireless Opportunities Coalition
WOCWebsite Owners Club
WOCWorkforce Opportunities Council
WOCWeapons Operating Costs
WOCWeather Operations Cell
WOCWilchester Owners Committee
WOCWorld Overall Championships (frisbee sports)
WOCWar Operations Center
WOCWeb Order Cancel
WOCWait on Chat
WOCWritten and Oral Communications
WOCWaiting On Customer
WOCWide-Area Optimization Controller
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Books with titles such as The Wisdom of Crowds have suggested that the Internet would lead to a form of pure direct democracy because, if you ask enough people a question, the answer will always be correct.
According to the Wisdom of Crowds principle, more accurate estimates can be obtained by combining the judgments of diverse collections of individuals than by experts alone.
This is a salutary lesson for anyone who trusts the wisdom of crowds,' he elaborates.
In order to harness the wisdom of crowds successfully, certain features need to be present.
2012): The social psychology of the wisdom of crowds, Frontiers in Social Psychology: Social Judgment and Decision Making, 227-242.
What is coming to light around this practice, however, is how the philosophy underpinning New Yorker business columnist James Surowiecki's book The Wisdom of Crowds is influencing Australia's screen industries.
And what strikes me, as I scroll, sipping tea, taking a work-break, is how the wisdom of crowds so often doesn't confer wisdom, just muddies the already murky, fast-flowing waters of problems that, if you don't know the wider emotional landscape, aren't readily identifiable as black or white.
James Surowiecki explained that in a book called The Wisdom of Crowds.
Although there is something to be said for the wisdom of crowds, fear and panic--driven largely by short-term news and current events--are largely the consequence of emotional actions, Hussy said.
To be sure, there's something amazing going on when "expertise [is] no longer embodied in a person but in a process," and in "the wisdom of crowds," as Jemielniak (and many others) insist.
Their results have implications for wisdom of crowds arguments, as they illustrate with old and new jury theorems.
Inter alia, he describes communication campaigns, new health information technologies, social media, the wisdom of crowds, and discusses the policy issues raised by the dosage metaphor.