Ants in Second Life

July 3, 2007

For anyone that was interested in the post about how hive mind’s work or the similary themed talk I gave at Foo Camp, you might be interested in this YouTube video someone’s created of an ant simulation in Second Life. In a nutshell, ants use a similar system to bees for communicating and make decisions as a group and it can be modeled mathematically. In this video, someone has created ant simulations in the massively multi-player reality simulation game Second Life and then recorded the results. Very cool, helpful narration.

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