Swarm Intelligence

How can thousands of Wildebeest coordinate their migration and yet two humans can run into each other in an otherwise empty hallway?  One answer is that Wildebeest use ‘swarm intelligence‘.  The herd explores and overcomes obstacles as one.  This is not an everyone for themselves operation.  The herd succeeds based on collective trial and error.  With enough followers the herd is bound to succeed.  The key component is that there is a shared vision for the Wildebeest, they are moving from one grazing land to another.  All their movements are unified towards achieving the goal that will benefit the entire herd.

What could your cause do with swarm intelligence?

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