Posts tagged ‘vocabulary’

Word for the day: Stigmergy

Stimulation of workers by the performance they have achieved, e.g., in ant colonies.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stigmergy

One of those cases where a word you’ve never noticed before shows up twice in one day:

Background research starting here: http://www.infoq.com/news/2009/04/mahout

and http://dreamsongs.org/DesignedAsDesigner.html expanded version, page 12