> Net software uses genetic algorithms
> By Duncan Graham-Rowe
<...>> "With evolution, traditionally you only reap the benefits after many
> generations, whereas here you have the three aspects of evolution--heredity,
> variety and selection--but without anyone having to die," he [Inman Harvey]
So, the Global Brain, the WebMind, has superseded evolution.
Now all it has to do is reproduce itself. Let's see... how many GBs can squeeze
into a Space Shuttle?
Wrong question. How many baby GBs can build Space Shuttles?
Google.com has about 60% of the Web (WebMind) cached. This sounds like an
instance in which hardware hasn't caught up with software, if we consider
information as software.
"One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is
constantly making exciting discoveries."
--A. A. Milne, author
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