Hive Is The New Network
The value of being connected isn’t in being networked. It’s having an opinion and taking action toward an outcome. The hive is a smarter, evolved network that is bigger than the sum of its parts. The hive: 1) Increases the frequency of interactions. 2) Decreases friction between nodes and creates a higher level of synchronicity between members of the hive. This produces stronger ties between individual members and allows the hive to act collectively. A network’s value is traditionally tied to the idea of more—this is what’s known as a “network effect.” As we’re moving to be defined by the idea of more with less, hives will beat networks. Learn more at Hackernoon (13 minutes).