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Learning from the Information Network of Life

Learning from the Information Network of Life | Biomimicry | Scoop.it
Life is network based. Millions of years of evolution have allowed the natural world to develop what can be argued to be the most tried, tested and optimized protocols in existence: biological networks. The ability for Internet of Things (IoT) market stakeholders to interpret and effectively apply principles derived from the study of biological networks will lead to increased asset and resource productivity, as well as greater system resilience.
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Stanford Biologist and Computer Scientist Discover the 'Anternet'

Stanford Biologist and Computer Scientist Discover the 'Anternet' | Biomimicry | Scoop.it

A collaboration between a Stanford ant biologist and a computer scientist has revealed that the behavior of harvester ants as they forage for food mirrors the protocols that control traffic on the Internet.

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