How do bees know how to build their hives? Insects have a wide variety of fascinating social behaviors. Where do they come from? Robert J. Marks and Eric Cassell, author of Animal Algorithms, discuss the origins of these mysterious instincts and how AI research has learned a great deal from nature.
- 00:39 | Introducing Eric Cassell
- 01:01 | Insect Social Behavior
- 04:33 | Super Organism
- 10:53 | Follow a Pheromone Path
- 15:02 | Swarm Intelligence
- 19:52 | Orphan Genes
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- About Eric Cassell
- “EMPs Could Combat Vast Drone Swarms Better Than Weapons” at Mind Matters News.
- “The Most Promising Defense Against Militarized Drone Swarms” at Mind Matters News.
- “About Orphan Genes — What’s the Big Problem for Evolution?” at Evolution News.
- Read about trail pheromones at Science Direct.