One Of The Best Examples Of Collective Intelligence You'll Ever See

Individual ants are not very smart, but ants working together in a colony are capable of extraordinary feats. Case in point is this remarkable video in which a colony of ants have transformed into a daisy chain to pull a dead millipede — behavior that's never been seen before. » 9/01/14 8:30am 9/01/14 8:30am

New game creates a hive mind out of Google Glass users

By encouraging Glass users to behave and work like virtual ants, a new game called Swarm! is showing the tremendous potential for augmented reality to bring crowdsourcing to the next level — if not to humanity itself. » 8/06/13 4:40pm 8/06/13 4:40pm

Harvester ants use their own internet for hive-mind decision making

Harvester ant colonies are able to decide how many foragers they need to send out of the nest by using a protocol system that's eerily similar to the one IT professionals use to determine how much bandwidth is available on the internet. This so-called "anternet" apparently proves that ant decision-making and behavior… » 8/27/12 4:40pm 8/27/12 4:40pm