Unlike philosophy journals — or high school newspapers — many science journals are unwilling to publish responses by people attacked in their pages.
If computer scientists build systems like that, and life at the DNA level also incorporates them, for the very same reasons, that’s rather suggestive.
Elaborate schemes to explain the origin of the genetic code from the laws of physics and chemistry miss the whole point about codes.
For our biochemistry geeks, one mug contains both the periodic table of elements and a DNA-amino acids codon wheel.
They are not, per the National Academy of Sciences, a “particularly convincing example for speciation.”