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Swarm Intelligence

David Castro taking a shot at an awesome courtship swarm of Bigeye fish at Cabo Pulmo, Baja California Sur, Mexico. Caption provided by Octavio Aburto (via National Geographic Photo Contest 2012) A critical analysis of the book Swarm Intellignece – Neil Leach, Roland Snooks What to underline The bee builds the next cell starting on [...]

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Microstupidity renders macrointelligence

  LOCAL INTERACTION + INPUTS OF GLOBAL INTELLIGENCE (THE PLAYER) The video game Lemmings has the basic idea, lemmings have no brains, they have no decision-making mechanisms and for that reason the player has to assing the lemmings some tasks, as they walk constantly around. If there is a stair, they climb, if there is [...]

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Tarzans in The Media Forest

  PROTESTOR GUARDING HIS TREE /  POLICEMEN GUARD THE DESTRUCTION WHAT WE CAN LEARN FROM A PARK Summer of 2013 something happened in Istanbul, the monetary system wanted to take the only green space left in Taksim, the GEZİ PARK, wich was the last public breathing point for the people and the reason to [...]

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