As Lönnig points out, Richard Dawkins and others are at great pains to deny the connection. Why would that be?
A key idea in the theory of ID is specification, or matching a pattern. Specified, complex information is a hallmark of intelligent activity.
Only a freely acting, designing agent resolves the mystery. Only such an agent creates, truly, ex nihilo.
The mystique of evolutionism is the idea that natural selection explains everything. In fact, natural selection itself explains nothing.
If you’ve ever visited a desert, you may have noticed small clumpy mounds of crusty dirt in between the stretches of sand.