The Emergence of a Hive Mind: Should We Worry?

The term “hive mind” refers to the apparent intelligence that emerges at the group level in some social species, particularly insects like honeybees and ants. An individual honeybee might not be very bright (although that’s debatable), but the honeybee colony as a collective might be very intelligent. Science fiction is replete with depictions of higher-intelligence … Continue reading The Emergence of a Hive Mind: Should We Worry?