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But innovation is not just a matter of technological research: the nature study also offers a number of cues that can be applied to this hyper-connected society. Research by the plant neurobiologist Stefano Mancuso demonstrates that analyzes the analogy between plant intelligence and corporate organizational models as well as internet. The vegetable world, Mancuso emphasizes, offers many useful insights into robotics, sociology, urban planning and technology: the future is built in a garden.