Eric Cassell discuss the No Free Lunch theorems of William Macready and David Wolpert, and the problem of blind searches for everything from Rubik’s cube solutions to the formula for WD-40.
While these theories may appear reasonable, given the complexity of the behavior it is unclear how a Darwinian process can be a plausible explanation.
How could a mindless evolutionary process have evolved these sophisticated colonies?
Meet the animal kingdom’s most stunning navigators — the Arctic tern, homing pigeons, the monarch butterfly, and the desert ant, among others.
The book is all about the buzzing, migrating, web-spinning, and colony-building world of ingenious animals.