Blind Ants, Traffic Jams, and the Pixies

By Carl Zimmer | January 11, 2010 12:30 pm

Here’s a talk by Ian Couzin, a scientist who does fascinating studies on crowds and their wisdom. I wrote about Ian a couple years in the New York Times. It’s funny now to actually see him in the virtual flesh. And to hear him talk about how much he loves the Pixies.

CATEGORIZED UNDER: Brains, Evolution, Writing Elsewhere

Comments (1)

  1. Eduardo Santos

    Hi, Carl,

    Just to let you know that Dr. Couzin’s first name is Iain. You missed the second ‘i’.

    Cheers

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