The Madness of Individuals. The author contrasts the complexity of the organisations we inhabit today with with the groups our Stone Age forebears lived in a hundred thousand years ago.
Microsoft's new version of MS-Office promises contextual collaboration and presence awareness
Robots are terribly polite these days. When two vehicles developed by a Canadian robotics firm arrive at a narrow door at the same time, they have a friendly way to decide who should pass through first……
Mobiles, music players and PDA's have freed up the way we communicate and entertain ourselves, but now we're travelling around with absolutely truckloads of information.
A swarm or a team can collaborate to overcome what a single robot might not be able to do.
Cross-training, identifying needed skills and boosting interdepartmental cooperation are key to IBM's responsive business strategy.
The Battle for the mobile email business has barely begun....The Economist (May 14, 2005)
Dr Humberto Maturana and Dr Franciso Varela, 2 Chilean biologist/neuroscientists, in their ground-breaking book "The Tree of Knowledge - The Biological Roots of Human Understanding"  illustrated their concept of a living system with a little graphical symbol. I have taken the symbol and adapted it and turned it on its side to be the icon for bioteams and bioteaming