AI can appear smart when it generates a surprising result. But surprise does not equate to creativity.
Marks concedes that a computer code can surprise us — as, for example, when playing the game Go.
To evolve a protein, Douglas Axe draws a comparison to seeking out — blindfolded! — a particular atom secreted away somewhere in the Milky Way.
In our culture, crossing a range of thought disciplines, one views says that AI, entrepreneurship, and evolution can dispense with creativity. The algorithm is all!
The evolution of life mimics the evolution of software or other human technology.