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What is Swarm Intelligence?

Swarm Intelligence is a paradigm where a collection of simple, autonomous entities interact to create a group that exhibits complex behavior.

Overview

What it is:

Swarm intelligence is defined as a paradigm where a collection of simple, autonomous entities (such as in nature) interact creating a group that exhibits complex behavior.

Why it matters:

When applied to technology, this paradigm allows us to achieve complex outcomes with limited code, processing power, and hardware requirements.

What to do about it:

Technologists and business leaders should be aware of the possible applications of swarm intelligence to transform various fields such as robotics, data mining, medicine, and blockchains, and explore how their own projects and teams may benefit.

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