Ant groups ‘more efficient than Google’ in processing data, new study finds – Science – News – The Independent

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/ant-groups-more-efficient-than-google-in-processing-data-new-study-finds-9436322.html

It looks like there might be a bit of a second wave of complexity research going on. This might explain why more people are becoming interested once more in the applications of these idea in management.

Nothing new in this news item, except that it validated and underlines some of the core concepts of self-organisation.

New coinage: Bio-mimetic management

BMM would, apply insights from biology to management.

An example being the use of ant-derived search algorithms to model and satisfice traffic flow.

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