Modeling Murmuration - Smarter Every Day 234

27 apr 2020
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  • Nature is so amazing

    W LanskyW LanskyDegi Síðan síðan
  • I've ALWAYS wanted to know about this! Waves of birds NOT crashing! Just Stunning.

    Tim Does StuffTim Does Stuff8 dögum síðan
  • I wonder if the same or similar principles would apply if you watched a crowd of humans in an unguided situation like exiting a music festival.

    Jonathan BroncoJonathan Bronco9 dögum síðan
  • Any numbers involved in nature's algorithms are prime. The same laws and ratios that align sunflower seeds will be surely be involved in some way to determine aspects of this flocking behaviour. Perhaps replacing the typical whole number slider for adjusting perameters with a fibonacci sequence slider or prime number slider would result in more accurate modelling attempts.

    awsxawsx9 dögum síðan
  • Murmurations....

    JenniferJennifer10 dögum síðan

    corporalchaos666corporalchaos66613 dögum síðan
  • The neat nitrogen wessely learn because forest distally knot worth a kindhearted caravan. scarce, infamous snake

    Charles GeorgetteCharles Georgette13 dögum síðan
  • Could it be that the smaller birds are often prey, and thus must hide in the flock to prevent predation, whereas the bigger birds are less concerned with being eaten and thus feel no need to constantly change direction?

    Phoenix VanguardPhoenix Vanguard15 dögum síðan
  • Maybe you've already done this, but I could watch a whole episode of you working with your kids.

    Dickie BrewerDickie Brewer15 dögum síðan
  • One parameter u missed was 3rd dimension....when the bords move towards or away from you they look denser......and less dense when they fly perpendicular to you vision. Add this to the simulation and it will look real.

    Vishal YadavVishal Yadav15 dögum síðan
  • Do they have a mate that they want to stay near?

    Linda DorseyLinda Dorsey19 dögum síðan
  • What if I Were My Dog and My Dog Were Me? Designed to assist young writers in learning during the pandemic! Margaret Van Fleet.

    Rya LeeRya Lee25 dögum síðan
  • Getting drunk after following a bird for a minute.....

    Jan KeesJan KeesMánuði síðan
  • 1:53 I have no idea why the birds do this at this point. My mind just clicked to thinking the birds are following the air gusts that they feel. This in turn can guide the flock in general direction when they catch a consistent current or organize in a specific pattern. Edit; without research, my conjecture is that they resemble fluid flow because they are flying in a fluid.

    Daniel DiBonoDaniel DiBonoMánuði síðan
  • 😮 birds

    Mary LaguaMary LaguaMánuði síðan
  • "each bird is making a decision based on math". I don't think it's quite like that. The birds are following what they see, and the math just mimicks that.

    Travis PendellTravis PendellMánuði síðan
  • 13:27 Matthew 6:26 ❤️

    Moses Thalluri U0112Moses Thalluri U0112Mánuði síðan
  • what i actually learned from this is that crane might root from crane....

    collophoniumcollophoniumMánuði síðan
  • Ben eater is the greatest of all time. I love his videos

    hoguesteelehoguesteeleMánuði síðan
  • Is the boyd algorithm two dimensional?

    Steve ReidSteve ReidMánuði síðan
  • 1- I assume the math / behavior works for schooling fish also. 2- As this behavior has evolved of long periods of time, how is it supporting survival? 3- I used to walk to and from a train station when commuting. In the evenings I would see a bunch of birds doing this. But as the sun went down, they began pealing off from the mass and flew down the large chimney of an old house. Like watching sand in an hour glass. That they all fit in there was amazing.

    CandC68CandC68Mánuði síðan
  • I've filmed the Starlings in murmuration where I live. You are welcome to watch them fly in front of a full moon. Sadly I can't post a link to my channel but I'm not hard to find and they look cool.😀

    Frank Talking BlackpoolFrank Talking BlackpoolMánuði síðan
  • 144p: ????

    Imam Ilham KhawarizmaImam Ilham KhawarizmaMánuði síðan
  • @ 6:46 But there comes a point where they break away also. It might be when they get too close to each other. One bird will break off and a group of others will follow.

    Jimmy BondJimmy BondMánuði síðan
  • “is this how birds work?” “possibly” me: birds are programmed confirmed

    ToxicPronounToxicPronounMánuði síðan
  • In the spring of 2020 i had to go spend a bunch of time on my family farm in Cherokee county AL. One of the most beautiful, fascinating things i have ever seen was the Cedar Waxwing migration. Large flocks landing in the fields eating dropped corn, soybeans, and whatever else. It's a curious thing to observe.

    Nick diCiccoNick diCiccoMánuði síðan
  • camera, screen, video rendering, eye-glasses, indoor lighting. aaaaah. no replacement for the 3D outside experience.

    Marvin HMarvin HMánuði síðan
  • is dat vim i c :))

    amuiamuiMánuði síðan
  • I feel like if he is as a hunter he would find out some way to kill a limit everyday or how to pull in a swamp donkey of a buck every year

    BigCountryUnlimitedBigCountryUnlimitedMánuði síðan
  • Perhaps you could set a good example and drive an electric vehicle? Seems the footprint from your channel is high

    Evan FabriEvan FabriMánuði síðan
  • Dude those birds fade in and out of existence , noice

    FiveStarMan 94FiveStarMan 94Mánuði síðan
  • High level Noita wandmaking, deconstructed.

    DragonStorm1DragonStorm1Mánuði síðan
  • God's great

    Sidi Mohamed LehbibSidi Mohamed LehbibMánuði síðan
  • Starlings form murmurations during migration. They roost without nests during that time. In summer, though, the adults will nest and raise one or two rounds of nestlings. During that season they will often nest near other starlings, but in much smaller colonies than the migration murmuration. We had a family nest in the corner of our roof last summer. The funniest part of that was our peafowl. One of our young peacocks was very curious about the nest, and he would occasionally poke his head into the area where they were nesting. Momma starling DID NOT APPROVE 😂 Watching a little starling tell off a peacock easily 100xs her size, and watching him sheepishly back off, was PRICELESS!💜💜💜😂

    Victoria EadsVictoria Eads2 mánuðum síðan
  • Mmmmmmm murmuration.....

    Victoria EadsVictoria Eads2 mánuðum síðan
  • . (12:50) How [ an anarchist ] civilization can work

    Ruben VerheijRuben Verheij2 mánuðum síðan
  • Great video, but It's not just math, it's God 😉

    Maiar AhmedMaiar Ahmed2 mánuðum síðan
  • But why do they follow those 3 rules specifically ?

    Satya ChandrarkSatya Chandrark2 mánuðum síðan
  • Just for the thumbnail

    Aayan Pratim DebAayan Pratim Deb2 mánuðum síðan
  • So fish in a school works the same way right???

    Jefferson MaahsJefferson Maahs2 mánuðum síðan
  • b I r b .

    DAM 4216-8DAM 4216-82 mánuðum síðan
  • Where's the line of code to execute the WeAreTiredCanWeReturnToTheTreeToRest() function?

    Aaron SeetAaron Seet2 mánuðum síðan
  • Next episode: How Do Hornets Work? "I love how they all buzz around me in unison when I approach their nest!"

    Aaron SeetAaron Seet2 mánuðum síðan
  • How the birds work? IS IT THE SAME LIKE THE FISH? When they swimming..

    Milkyway808 StarsMilkyway808 Stars2 mánuðum síðan
  • what coding launguage do you use?

    South SeoulSouth Seoul2 mánuðum síðan
  • Bird to other bird: The trick is to fly into the center but avoid hitting other birds

    Kim JanssenKim Janssen2 mánuðum síðan
  • Destin my friend from high school! And I love what you do and will always love Wheeler Wildlife Refuge.

    Will VogtWill Vogt2 mánuðum síðan
  • Ohhhhhhhh thats totally the logical parameters bugs follow when they swarm

  • look son flying math

    Jonte on gameJonte on game2 mánuðum síðan
  • These are just birds partying after a long day

    Åshwin kcÅshwin kc2 mánuðum síðan
  • Murmuration

    Craig McVeighCraig McVeigh3 mánuðum síðan
  • Those birds are just hitting the gym ...

    WMAaSWMAaS3 mánuðum síðan
  • Welcome to my channel 2

    IM ChannelIM Channel3 mánuðum síðan
  • My pop had a ‘whooping stick’ but I never saw a crane whoop someone!

    Theophilus JedediahTheophilus Jedediah3 mánuðum síðan
  • This is proof that birds are robots.

    Bettermetal830Bettermetal8303 mánuðum síðan
    • so many idiotCHILDREN, here

      David DavidsDavid Davids2 mánuðum síðan
  • Wish I had the kind of friends you do

    Ronnie SWHRonnie SWH3 mánuðum síðan
  • Why does it seem like sound is also a key factor into how these birds operate? I mean they start off in clumps and merge into a mass and sometimes disperse. That may have to do a number of things but could it be due to sounds as well? Could that be why they clump together?

    Jon DoeJon Doe3 mánuðum síðan
  • I think that's called a murmuration isn't it?

    Matthew StoutMatthew Stout3 mánuðum síðan
  • Man will never figure out the creators creation ,we can try though.

    Mark DemellMark Demell3 mánuðum síðan
    • As Proverbs 25 says, “It is the glory of God to conceal a matter, but the glory of kings [man] is to search it out.” So I think we can and are even expected to figure out more and more about the created world. Of course, the more we learn the more we realize is out there yet unlearned.

      darkisataridarkisatari3 mánuðum síðan
  • subhan allah ❤️

    abdou palirmoabdou palirmo3 mánuðum síðan
  • The optimal stitch posteriorly occur because repair pathophysiologically scold for a hypnotic mandolin. craven, fast thermometer

    Богдан БлаговирнийБогдан Благовирний3 mánuðum síðan
  • My question is what kind of batteries does the government use in birds asking for a friend

    Kevin ButtonKevin Button3 mánuðum síðan
    • so many IDIOTS

      David DavidsDavid Davids2 mánuðum síðan
  • bruh we all know birds arent real /s

    Doggo uwuDoggo uwu3 mánuðum síðan
  • Spot the beard growth

    Allan RashidAllan Rashid3 mánuðum síðan
  • Something I’ve noticed recently is that when you drive past a cow pasture you’ll notice that all of the cows are facing or pointing in the same direction. Even when they are still they are all looking the same way

    Lee TownsendLee Townsend3 mánuðum síðan
  • god is just playing dota and birds is meepo.

    ✪ KnZ✪ KnZ3 mánuðum síðan
  • Wrong. They’re controlled by the super surveillance hub at the NSA.

    ZenZen3 mánuðum síðan
  • Wait, i never seen this video before aaah.. new thumbnail!

    Je StudiosJe Studios3 mánuðum síðan
  • You are now very boring my friend adios

    biltongeater smithbiltongeater smith3 mánuðum síðan
  • Ben Eater has Akro Mils storage cabinets.

    Jonas EnsJonas Ens3 mánuðum síðan
  • man, that must be like at least 10 birds. crazy

    BrannDailorBrannDailor3 mánuðum síðan
  • Could I say that the birds make decisions and we can model them with math?

    Jesse SandersJesse Sanders3 mánuðum síðan
  • It isn't they are making decisions *based* on math, it is that Math does in fact model what we see in nature. The reason math models what we do see things, and our brains work to generalize things. We do this all the time. Which is why we find models that describe what we see. What is amazing is that *our* design ... how we are built ... works to find these models all the time. When you see things like boids algorithm, or F=m*a ... or E=mc^2 ... we find the math model that works for the system. Why that is so neat to me is that it shows "we are fearfully and wonderfully made."

    developer ninedeveloper nine3 mánuðum síðan
  • That is the single loudest keyboard i have ever heard

    Blood moonBlood moon3 mánuðum síðan
  • idk how birds work but I know they work for the government

    RummzeissRummzeiss3 mánuðum síðan
    • yes, and we know, you are an idiotCHILD

      David DavidsDavid Davids2 mánuðum síðan
  • They've collective consciousness like ants

    mehr preetmehr preet4 mánuðum síðan
  • this is the best video you've made and it wasn't recommended to me or shown to me and I've subscribed and belled. Tragic. also, if this was in the UK you would have been arrested for not having a bird watching loicense.

    Dice BlueDice Blue4 mánuðum síðan
  • 9:30 Stewie Griffin: "WhHHooping crane"

    HairysteedHairysteed4 mánuðum síðan
  • Intelligent people.....usually have great souls...(besides those who don’t lol)

  • Reminds me of galaxies colliding

    Amanda VassiliadisAmanda Vassiliadis4 mánuðum síðan
    • reminds me of a toilet flushing B F D

      David DavidsDavid Davids2 mánuðum síðan
  • Add a predator trying to single out one bird and it makes sense. Fish are masters at this. Actually my own theory about people is sort of similar. Imagine a rumour starts and it does the rounds on social media but no one is quite sure if it is true. You’ll get people clumping together, particularly with like minded souls. If you could model a rumour on social media, picking up extra bits of info at the boundary edges, then one group swoops near another group view and a new kind of shape emerges going in a new vector.

    Trevor MatthewsTrevor Matthews4 mánuðum síðan
  • Would be cool to attach a transponder to one of them

    Joseph WattsJoseph Watts4 mánuðum síðan
  • "This video is about boids...BOIDS, I tellya! BOIDS! " - Elmer Fudd :D

    Chris HollomanChris Holloman4 mánuðum síðan
  • I thought of a way to increase the realism of the boids algorithm in 2 dimensions. You could replicate the z-dimension by using a variable that changes the area/size of each individual "bird", such that they want to match the size/area of the birds in its visual field. Then you could replicate the change of the birds profile that you see when birds fly towards/away from you, compared to when they fly up/down and side-to-side.

    HeikaHeika4 mánuðum síðan
  • When I was a child, I was taught that birds are free. Now I was told, birds make decisions by math. So, question is, is free will really a thing?

    Hanyang LeeHanyang Lee4 mánuðum síðan
  • 99% of birds are lazy sobs who don't even have jobs. They don't work at all.

    therealxunil2therealxunil24 mánuðum síðan
  • And l was wondering about this very same thing, this past week. As Spock would say, "Fascinating"

    gurka321gurka3214 mánuðum síðan
  • Hi Dustin, I was wondering if you would consider doing a video about the mechanics of Evolution, would be really interested in seeing a video from you about that! Thanks for all your work! Dawson

    Dawson DoesDawson Does4 mánuðum síðan
  • Mermaration? Excuse the spelling.

    Jay SimsJay Sims4 mánuðum síðan
  • I am writing a science fiction book using this principle for drone fighters in space. This is what I discovered. First, why do they flock? Small birds and fish avoid predators. The larger birds don't flock the same way, not just because they are larger and their flight characteristics are different, but because they are not avoiding predators. Because there are so many variables, it seems completely random, but there are patterns to it, if you look close enough. First a unit moves in the same direction as their neighbors. Second, they remain close to their neighbors and third, avoid collisions with their neighbors. Modify that model using concentric zones for alignment, attraction and repulsion and you get an even better model.

    Ron SimpsonRon Simpson4 mánuðum síðan
  • A few British blokes looking forward to this

    Christ On A MtbChrist On A Mtb4 mánuðum síðan
  • I never thought to see ben and you together in one video! It's awesome!

    Drion_086Drion_0864 mánuðum síðan
  • I mean I dont the birds make their decisions based on math I understand what your saying. The decisions they are making look similar to the algorithm

    xXBoSS_rhynoXxxXBoSS_rhynoXx4 mánuðum síðan
  • Further proof that birds aren't real.

    xblackdogxblackdog4 mánuðum síðan
    • @xblackdog really???? all you boys are CRACKED. i know funny, and these stoopid 'bird' comments are NOT.!!!! they are, at best, juvenile stoopidness.

      David DavidsDavid Davids2 mánuðum síðan
    • @David Davids bold words from a bird believer.

      xblackdogxblackdog2 mánuðum síðan
    • further proof that you, and So many others, are IDIOTS!!!!!!

      David DavidsDavid Davids2 mánuðum síðan
  • That’s why I believe in Jesus, the creator, an ALL KNOWING GOD.

    Victor CaballeroVictor Caballero4 mánuðum síðan
  • Is there a single bird calling the shots or is it just follow the leader.

    Harry f Hawk jrHarry f Hawk jr4 mánuðum síðan
  • Is BirdFlocking the same as FishSchooling, except in a different fluid?

    ArchetypeGotohArchetypeGotoh4 mánuðum síðan
  • It's not so cool if they fly overhead and drop their ballast on you. Pretty disgusting. I guess you had a good position on the side.

    Helmut ZollnerHelmut Zollner4 mánuðum síðan
  • Birds aren't real, they're government surveillance drones.

    Caleb ZCaleb Z4 mánuðum síðan
  • When he says pick a bird and watch it, my bird went out of frame 😂😂😂

    Haile FryHaile Fry4 mánuðum síðan