From Sara Walker’s keynote at Alife 2020: The Natural History of Information:
Life is a process whereby information structures matter across space and time.
The fact that physics and chemistry are universal—ongoing in stars, solar systems, and galaxies—whereas to the best of our knowledge biology is exclusively a property of earth, supports the view that life is emergent.
- Article: Why Sex? Biologists Find New Explanations
- Artificial life
- Talk: Alife 2020 keynote Lee Cronin - A Top Down Chemically Embodied Artificial Life Computation
- Article: What Is an Individual? Biology Seeks Clues in Information Theory.
- Notes on: The information theory of individuality by Krakauer, D., Bertschinger, N., Olbrich, E., Flack, J. C., & Ay, N. (2020)
- Notes on: Spontaneous fine-tuning to environment in many-species chemical reaction networks by Horowitz, J. M., & England, J. L. (2017)
- Notes on: An Integrated Perspective on the Constitutive and Interactive Dimensions of Autonomy by Beer, R. D. (2020)
- Ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny
- Talk: Alife 2020 keynote Sara Walker - The Natural History of Information
- Talk: Alife 2020 keynote Michael Levin - Robot Cancer
- Article: The End of the RNA World Is Near, Biochemists Argue
- Article: The Cartoon Picture of Magnets That Has Transformed Science
- Talk: Alife 2020 keynote Luis Zaman - New Frontiers in Alife: What was old is new again