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Concept related, and in my opinion, to be contrasted, with Collective Intelligence:


Stewart and Cohen:

"The cultural counterpart of intelligence is an external feature, which we shall call extelligence.... Extelligence is all of the "cultural capital" that is available to us in the form of tribal legends, folklore, nursery tales, books, videotapes, CD-ROMs, and so on. However, extelligence is not just a matter of "keeping a record". The intelligence of each individual allows them not only to access to cumulative body of extelligence, but to add to or change it." (http://www.poptel.org.uk/nuj/mike/presence.htm#noteStewart%20and%20Cohen%201997)