Monthly Archives: January 2015

Ants in the phone: How insects saved telecommunication

Dial the number, let it ring. That’s usually all it takes to contact anyone else in the world in possession of a telephone. We take this simplicity for granted, but for some time towards the end of the 20th century, … Continue reading

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Welcome to collective behaviour

We live in a world where phones are smart, mobs are dumb and Justin Timberlake is famous. If any of this strikes you as mysterious, you might have use for a steadily growing branch of science out there that aims … Continue reading

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