Mathematician Steven Strogatz shows how flocks of creatures (like birds, fireflies and fish) manage to synchronize and act as a unit — when no one’s giving orders. The powerful tendency extends into the realm of objects, too. (Recorded February 2004 in Monterey, California. Duration: 21:59.) Watch Steven Strogatz’s talk on TED.com, where you can download […]
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