We’ve seen active information before in the Dawkins Weasel example. The baseline search for METHINKS IT IS LIKE A WEASEL stands no hope of success.
Those of us who find purpose in biology instead of random tinkering will not run out of material to get excited about any time soon.
Not all patterns eliminate chance in the presence of improbability. Take an arrow shot at a target.
An algorithm is a step-by-step set of instructions to accomplish a task. A recipe for German chocolate cake is an algorithm.
What’s remarkable is that this organ constitutes an analog-to-digital converter, as pressure waves (analog) are converted to electrical signals.