We’ve explored bioelectricity in cells. We’ve looked at it within the human body. Now, electrical engineering is being found in the realms between.
The evolutionary mechanism of natural selection selects for current function, not potential future function.
Paco Calvo has authored many papers in respected journals; his view is another instance of panpsychism overtaking materialism in science.
Ants, fruit flies, and even plants can also calculate but it does not follow that they are conscious of what they are doing.
One genuine surprise in recent decades has been the discovery that plants have nervous systems like animals.