POC Blog

The random technotheolosophical blogging of Reid S. Monaghan

Evolution inside a Machine

Interesting discussion going on about research being done at Michigan State. The skinny is that we can "program" computers to simulate evolution. Once certain system is designed it "evolves" on its own. Very interesting stuff - but didn't someone design the computer to be a system that worked intelligently before we began simulations on it? Hmm... Articles about the Research covered in the scientific media:

Great reply from the Discovery Institute guys at Evolution News & Views. I would write my own in depth review, but why? I have other things to do today...