Rosenhouse’s Whoppers: The Environment as a Source of Information
Take a simple example, one that Rosenhouse finds deeply convincing and emblematic for biological evolution.
Is Information a Naturally Occurring Phenomenon?
“Consider the toothpicks. If we drop them on the ground and let them scatter randomly, they will have no shape and will thus be uninformative.”
Proteome Is Analogous to Language
A paper likens the proteome to a language with a “quasi-universal grammar” possessing the minimum complexity necessary to function as a cell.