The ways of ants and the importance of local in any network

Studying the behaviour of ants and their local networks reveals quite a lot about how our wired world works

"Networks in nature show how, for the networks that we engineer and those that tie us to each other, the pattern of links at the local scale sets the options for stability and transformation. Almost everything that happens in life is the result of a network. Making, or breaking, local links is the way to change." -- From the essay, ‘Local Links Run the World’ in Aeon.

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Photo Courtesy: Aeon

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