Flight of the Bumblebee (Yo-Yo Ma & Bobby McFerrin)
The Dicty Glide (Don Byron)
Release is Easier than Feared (Mark Deutsch & Jaron Lanier)
01.23.2011 (was 02.07.2010)
Many animals, from fish to bees and ants, cannot survive alone. They need to live in groups, and these groups have a kind of collective intelligence. You might say the internet has developed its own "hive mind." In this hour of To the Best of Our Knowledge we'll tell you how the modern science of complexity is unlocking the secrets of the hive mind. We'll also hear from E.O. Wilson about the marvelous world of ants.