Jonathan Bartlett: Can computers simply evolve greater intelligence, Avida-style?  

The failure to do so is consistent with Bill Dembski’s notion of displacement. Put simply, to develop complex functional systems, you can shift design around but you can’t actually get rid of it.

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Ancestors is a video game that reveals how the first humans evolved

As an academic scientist who researches human evolution, I was surprised to receive an email one day from Patrice Désilets, a top computer game designer responsible for the first two Assassin’s Creed games. He was working on a new game based on our early evolution in Africa, he said, and was using my book The […]

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