Episode 2: What Do an Army of Ants and an Online Encyclopedia Have in Common?

Listen: Apple Podcasts / Spotify / RSS feed / Other platforms “Stigmergy is a mechanism of indirect coordination, through the environment, between agents or actions,” according to Wikipedia. “The principle is that the trace left in the environment by an action stimulates the performance of a next action, by the same or a different agent.” Wikipedia should know all about stigmergy, since it’s almost […]

Episode 1: I Laughed So Hard I Cried

Listen: Apple Podcasts / Spotify / RSS feed / Other platforms On our first episode, we look at how collaboration happens in one of comedy’s most storied (and tough) environments — the TV writers’ room. It’s where the magic happens, but it can also be one of the most brutally competitive places a creative person will ever work. We […]