Polls are polarizing, but SWARMS unite us!

Polls are polarizing, but SWARMS unite us!

Let’s face it, polls are polarizing, and political polls are deeply polarizing.  They don’t merely reflect the views held by groups, they drive groups into entrenched positions. It’s easy to blame the pollsters and pundits, but it’s not their fault. …
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Of Mold and Men (and social swarms…)

Of Mold and Men (and social swarms…)

I think about slime mold a lot.  And fish.  And birds.  And all other social creatures that have evolved to amplify their collective intelligence by collaborating in closed-loop systems.  We have many names for these natural systems, including flocks, schools, shoals, blooms, herds, and swarms. In…
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The Case for Swarm A.I.™ technology

The Case for Swarm A.I.™ technology

Humanity is a tribal species, owing our evolutionary success to our ability to collaborate in social groups.1,2 This said, society has grown so rapidly during modern times that our tribal norms are no longer sufficient to maintain a cooperative stance…
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