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Collective wisdom and information overload.

Something about ants from the oldest magazine in the U.S.

www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=mindless-collectives-rational-decision-making

...these findings “underscore a nonintuitive point—getting lots of information about a problem may not help decision making if you have only limited computational capacity to process it. You might do better with a strategically limited set of information. The trick, of course, is knowing what information to use and what to exclude.”

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