The Smart Swarm

The Smart Swarm

How Understanding Flocks, Schools, and Colonies Can Make Us Better at Communicating, Decision Making, and Getting Things Done

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Draws on the examples of insect colonies and fish schools to demonstrate how ancient animal instincts surpass modern human developments in speed and productivity, revealing how numerous technological breakthroughs were inspired by natural organizations.
Publisher: [Rego Park] : Gildan Media, 2010.
ISBN: 9781596597242
1596597240
Additional Contributors: Pratt, Sean
Contents: Ants: who's in charge here?
Honeybees : making smart decisions
Termites : one thing leads to another
Birds of a feather : secrets of flocks, schools, and herds
Locusts : the dark sides of crowds
Doing the right thing.
Summary: Draws on the examples of insect colonies and fish schools to demonstrate how ancient animal instincts surpass modern human developments in speed and productivity, revealing how numerous technological breakthroughs were inspired by natural organizations.

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