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Making decisions based on trees and flowers

February 14th, 2014

Of course there are several major differences between human and bee consensus, not the least of which is that we are not part of a hive mind, despite how much the internet often feels like one. Also, we don’t usually make decisions based on trees and flowers, though maybe we should.

Annalee Newitz, in This video of a honeybee swarm reveals why humans can’t form consensus [io9.com]

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