With reading assignments and quizzes, this course is a great way to polish your skills in explaining ID without suffering a spade-shoveling mishap of your own.
Researchers felt compelled to describe biological information using such phrases as “coding schemes,” “carries meaning,” “core program,” and “hierarchical rules (grammar).”
I will flesh out the concept of biological information, and I will explain why significant quantities of it cannot be generated through natural processes.
How does life emerge from that which is not alive? This mystery exercises a peculiar fascination, with the power to elicit remarkable feats of imagination.
Theorists hope to alleviate a deficiency in Shannon information theory, which dealt only with the structure of a communication, not its semantics.