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Dynamics of Social Interaction
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Swarms of Bees Inspired this Energy-saving Innovation

Swarms of Bees Inspired this Energy-saving Innovation | Social Foraging | Scoop.it

"When it comes to managing a building’s cooling and heating costs, just look up. It turns out there’s a lot to be learned from the birds and the bees, according to Toronto-based REGEN Energy. The clean tech firm co-ordinates HVAC (heating, ventilating and air-conditioning) systems by tapping into the ability of insect colonies and flocks of birds to display a greater collective intelligence."


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Eben Lenderking's curator insight, December 29, 2014 4:44 AM
En Ingles...Another reason to love bees and what the natural world can teach us...
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Waggl, Inspired by Honeybees to Help People Make Decisions, Secures $1M

Waggl, Inspired by Honeybees to Help People Make Decisions, Secures $1M | Social Foraging | Scoop.it

"Michael Papay, chief executive at Bay Area startup Waggl, said his app is inspired by (and named after) the decision making dance that honeybees have used for millions of years.”


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Lance LeTellier's curator insight, May 6, 2014 8:49 AM
Wow, that's crazy!