Word of the Week: hive mind (hahyv mahynd)
(Noun) 1. the property of apparent sentience in a colony of social insects acting as a single organism, each insect performing a specific role for the good of the group.
b. such a group mentality characterized by uncritical conformity and loss of a sense of individuality and personal accountability.
When I searched, I always selected the videos with the most views first. The wisdom of the so-called hive mind would guide me …. Dana Spiotta, “Down the Rabbit Hole of D.I.Y.,” The New Yorker, August 28, 2017