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Elements S2 • E46

Bees’ Tiny Brains Could Change How We Engineer Computers

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Published on Aug 7, 2018

Bees are insanely smart, and now scientists have shown they understand the concept of zero. How could this lead to more efficient computers?

After a Decade of Colony Collapse, Bees Are Bouncing Back! (Sort Of) - https://youtu.be/n9NQ9o7UWT4

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Honeybees zero in on nothing
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releas...
“Scientists discover bees understand the concept of zero, a surprise finding that opens possibilities for new, simpler approaches to developing AI”

Who Invented Zero?
https://www.livescience.com/27853-who...
“Though people have always understood the concept of nothing or having nothing, the concept of zero is relatively new; it fully developed in India around the fifth century A.D., perhaps a couple of centuries earlier.”

Bees understand the concept of zero
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases...
“By demonstrating that even tiny brains can comprehend complex, abstract concepts, the surprise finding opens possibilities for new, simpler approaches to developing Artificial Intelligence.”

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