A Biological Singularity

Gerhard Kessell-Haak (gerhard_kessell-haak@mail.tait.co.nz)
Wed, 23 Sep 1998 10:10:31 +1200

>>mother nature is not efficient by any stretch of the imagination.
>Agreed, intelligent design can beat it all to hell.

Sorry, but here I may have to disagree. FPGA circuits "designed" using genetic algorithms have been shown to be far more compact in design than anything that may be designed in an analytical, modular manner.

Combining intelligent design with goal-driven evolutionary design is the way to go.