10 Books That Will Change the Way You Understand the Mind

A new wave of science fiction, from the show Person of Interest to the movie Her, features artificial intelligences whose minds are truly alien. These AIs have plural selves, or many identities running in parallel; they are basically hive minds within one consciousness. But this idea of a hive mind has a long history‚Ķ » 1/13/14 11:19am 1/13/14 11:19am

The most advanced hive mind in the jungle

All ants form hive minds, working together with uncanny precision to build giant colonies. But weaver ants do a lot more: They domesticate other insects and "milk" them for food, use tools, and go on group scorpion hunts. » 4/20/11 8:00am 4/20/11 8:00am