An electronic online forum is one example of an inherently complex and self-organizing communication system. A termite colony is another. Such complex adaptive systems are continually changing as they adjust to new inputs from participants and from their environments. This results in the evolution of unpredictable ideas and behaviors. 

An electronic online forum is one example of an inherently complex and self-organizing communication system. A termite colony is another. Such complex adaptive systems are continually changing as they adjust to new inputs from participants and from their environments. This results in the evolution of unpredictable ideas and behaviors.