Why Swarming Evolved Offers Clues on how Intelligence Developed: "Swarming allows groups of animals to accomplish tasks that they can't do alone, such as defending themselves from a much larger predator. . ."Swarming is a complex behavioral trait that increases the chance for survival," Adami said. "Intelligence is an even more complex trait that also increases the chance for survival, so understanding one will help us understand the other."
How swarm intelligence could save us from the dangers of AI
We’ve heard a lot of talk recently about the dangers of artificial intelligence. From Stephen Hawking and Bill Gates, to Elon Musk, and Steve Wozniak, luminaries around the globe have been sounding the alarm, warning that we could lose control over this powerful technology — after all, AI is about creating systems that have minds of their own. A true AI could one day adopt goals and aspirations that harm us.