Medienberichte

Key Reports

June 28, 2011 The Socionomist Are crowds wise — or mad? Study confirms that herding undermines the wisdom of crowd effect, Alan Hall. Cover Story in the social science magazine “The Socionomist”, featuring the results of our PNAS paper.
June 14, 2011 World Radio Switzerland ETH researcher explains study showing one mind can be wiser than two, Interview with Heiko Rauhut about the experiment on the wisdom of crowds (PNAS)
May 19, 2011 ETH Life Mengen sind nicht weiser, Interview with Heiko Rauhut and Dirk Helbing about the wisdom of crowds (PNAS)
May 17, 2011 Spiegel online Gemeinsam sind wir dümmer, Report on the experiment on the wisdom of crowds (PNAS), including an interview with co-author Dirk Helbing. Article by Holger Dambeck.
May 16, 2011 Scientific American Wisdom of Crowds Withers with Peeks, 60 Second Science Podcast, Karen Hopkin
Sept 25, 2009 Arte Schwärme: Die Intelligenz der Massen , 60 minute TV documentary, including interviews, movies from the lab and reports on our experiment on the widsom of crowds. Director: Jakob Kneser.

Other Reports

May 28, 2011 The Wall Street Journal When We’re Cowed by the Crowd, Jonah Lehrer
May 23, 2011 Handelszeitung Die Massen lassen sich verführen
May 23, 2011 20 Minuten Online Zumeist falsch, im Durchschnitt aber richtig
May 19, 2011 lesaffaires.com Blogues Avez-vous une influence n'efaste?, Olivier Schmouker
May 19, 2011 DePers.nl Afkijken maakt massa dom, Marcel Hulspas
May 19, 2011 TVB Television Broadcast Media Makes Us Stupid
May 19, 2011 Intern.de Weisheit der Vielen wird durch Informations-Rückkopplung verfälscht
May 18,2011 ORF (Science.ORF.at) Wenn die Masse ihre Weisheit verliert, Elke Ziegler
May 18,2011 Bay Windows Reality Check: Just how smart is the “wisdom of the crowd” in the age of the Internet?, Jeff Epperly
May 18,2011 Ars Technica Social influences kill the wisdom of the crowd, John Timmer
May 17, 2011 The Atlantic Here’s an Article on the Dangers of Shared Information—Share It!, Derek Thompson
May 17, 2011 USA Today So much for the wisdom of the crowd, Dan Vergano
May 17, 2011 genevalunch.com Zurich researchers say social crowd influence dumbs us down, Ellen Wallace
May 17, 2011 Minyanville Five Things You Need to Know: The Mediocrity of the Wisdom of Crowds
May 16, 2011 Wired Science Sharing Information Corrupts Wisdom of Crowds, Brandon Keim
June 20, 2010 3 Sat Crowd Wisdom - Die Weisheit der Vielen, Interview of Jan Lorenz about joint study on the wisdom of crowds