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Design versus Naturalist Origin Theories of Animal Algorithms

The programming inside the animal brain is much like a game of Jenga. If one tries to pull the wrong block, then the entire stack comes crashing down. Robert J. Marks and Eric Cassell discuss how animal algorithms serve as the perfect example of irreducible complexity.

Show Notes

  • 01:25 | Introducing Eric Cassell
  • 01:52 | What is the source of Animal Algorithms?
  • 04:49 | No Free Lunch
  • 10:11 | Computer Programs and Animal Algorithms
  • 17:06 | Animal Algorithms and Convergence
  • 23:43 | Teleology and Animal Algorithms

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Design versus Naturalist Origin Theories of Animal Algorithms