|We're not sure what it is. They may have some kind of camouflage, a painful sting, a bitter taste, coloring like another kind of chip which is poisonous, it could be any number of things.|
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Lays Potato Chips Have An Evolutionary Advantage
At work, one of my buddies brings in boxes of assorted chips from Costco for all of us to share. By the time we get to the last few bags, all that's left are the Lays potato chips. Clearly, over a long period of evolution, Lays potato chips developed some kind of competitive advantage over the other chips. They must have, because they are able to evade their ecosystem's predators much better than the rest.