He focuses on one subtopic of one chapter, dismissing the rest of the scientific content of the book as failing to engage with mainstream science.
Molecular clocks are a relatively simple concept.
It’s worth engaging him, since Swamidass is the relatively rare critic of ID who works at tackling arguments for design in a substantive fashion.
The origin and nature of man should be important to any thoughtful human being, of any religion or none.
As for criticism that ID is a “God of the Gaps” argument, Michael Chaberek urges Thomists to consider where that complaint leads.