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hive mind

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  • 1A notional entity consisting of a large number of people who share their knowledge or opinions with one another, regarded as producing either uncritical conformity or collective intelligence: he has become one of those celebrities whose online presence has made him a favorite of the Internet hive mind we appeal to the company hive mind when we’re stuck
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    • We thought everyone was joining the blogosphere - melding into one enormous global hive mind.
    • The hive mind is the biggest problem with markets.
    • The view into the right wing hive mind is always worse than you expect.
  • 1.1(In science fiction) a unified consciousness or intelligence formed by a number of alien individuals, the resulting consciousness typically exerting control over its constituent members: there is a Borg Queen who controls the hive mind
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    • The Doctor's race to Oswin brought him to a room full of Daleks, but Oswin hacked into their hive mind and deleted any knowledge of the Doctor.
    • The team thwarted Parish's plans not just once, but three times, if you count his ploy to try and use Jason's hive mind powers in "Gods and Monsters."
    • Hive mind aliens want to conquer earth.

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