Emergence – How Stupid Things Become Smart Together

  • Published on: 16 November 2017
  • How can many stupid things combine to form smart things? How can proteins become living cells? How become lots of ants a colony? What is emergence?

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    Emergence – How Stupid Things Become Smart Together
  • Runtime : 7:31
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  • mwehehe he
    mwehehe he   7 hours ago

    Woah!! the background music reminds me of their life and time video. They have roughly the same music.

  • Pingas40000
    Pingas40000   2 days ago

    Does this mean the universe is conscious from all the things that make it up?

  • Thicc boi21
    Thicc boi21   2 days ago

    I thought this was going to be 177013

  • JR Hermosura
    JR Hermosura   3 days ago

    Stay for the music. It doesn't have an ad in the end.

  • Joseph M
    Joseph M   3 days ago

    Isn't anyone going to talk about how great the music in this video was?

  • Mohammad King
    Mohammad King   3 days ago

    So we are literally a bunch of "stupid things"

  • This is Patrick
    This is Patrick   4 days ago

    Me and my equally stupid friend tryna finish a presentation: we have achieve EMERGENCE

  • ElMatematico
    ElMatematico   6 days ago

    interesting... in my country, stupid things have not yet become intelligent

  • Mir na vas
    Mir na vas   6 days ago

    4:15, as a nursing student i get triggred by the incorrect blood flow in the heart

  • Pac Attack
    Pac Attack   6 days ago

    "Say the line, Bart!"sigh"This is not what [INSERT EXAMPLE] looks like""YAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY"

  • harish neve
    harish neve   6 days ago

    My life feels more..alive cuz i have u in it😉beautiful vdos nicely executed

  • richardmtl
    richardmtl   1 weeks ago

    still waiting for humanity to be smart

  • DarX
    DarX   1 weeks ago

    no mind to thinkno will to breakno voice to cry suffering

  • Afeef Fadl
    Afeef Fadl   1 weeks ago

    I like this video the most. This is like the summary of what kurzgesagt has been doing :)

  • Deceased Fatality
    Deceased Fatality   1 weeks ago

    Kurzgesagt- how stupid things become smart together Me- the boys

  • Gage Thorpe
    Gage Thorpe   1 weeks ago

    King George III after the 7 years war: how do we make our money back?Parliament: Simple, you don’t

  • Lola Crosby
    Lola Crosby   1 weeks ago

    to quote Spencer from ICarly:I may be an idiot, but I'm not stupid.

  • Otaku
    Otaku   1 weeks ago


  • Viktor the Creator
    Viktor the Creator   1 weeks ago

    "How stupid things become smart together"did you mean Students doing a group project

  • Nagaskay
    Nagaskay   1 weeks ago

    Imagine being an ant warrior and fighting in a big ass war for the forest againts other antsOn some naruto type shit “the 4th great ninja ant war”

  • MUr 05
    MUr 05   1 weeks ago

    "An ant is pretty stupid."outro plays

  • Some Guy's Channel
    Some Guy's Channel   1 weeks ago

    Serriouslly, why does Kurzgesagt make videos that could be dope video games?

  • Flamma
    Flamma   1 weeks ago

    Wouldnt simplence or some similiar word be easier to describe it?