Alan Turing, Cybernetics and the Secrets of Life.
"China's Selling Genetically-Modified Mice for $17,000 a Pair": #ALife #Biology
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-04-01/china-s-demand-for-17-000-gene-altered-lab-mice-is-skyrocketing "Mouse-model market predicted to top $1.59 billion by 2022"
As @Meseberg explored on his recent trips to china and explained to me, with the "Internet+" and "Internet of Life" strategies, the Chinese are aiming to build new hybrid markets that deeply integrate digital (networks etc.) and analog (bio-tech etc.) at large scale.
Evolutionary robotics lecture 16: The Golem project. #ALife
Watch a single cell become a complete organism in six pulsing minutes of timelapse: https://aeon.co/videos/watch-a-single-cell-become-a-complete-organism-in-six-pulsing-minutes-of-timelapse #Biology #ALife
"The creation of the electronic brain" - post on Carver Mead & recent developments in Neuromorphic computing:
https://www.datacenterdynamics.com/analysis/creation-of-the-electronic-brain/ #ML #ALife
"Moore’s Law Is About to Get Weird - Never mind tablet computers. Wait till you see bubbles and slime mold" - by Gabriel Popkin: http://nautil.us/issue/21/information/moores-law-is-about-to-get-weird #ALife #Biology
"Art and Agency in Times of Wetware" - by Jens Hauser: https://www.pca-stream.com/en/articles/jens-hauser-art-agency-in-times-of-wetware-107 #Biology #ALife
Evolving super stimuli for real neurons using deep generative networks:
https://www.biorxiv.org/content/early/2019/01/17/516484 #ALife #NeuroScience
"Researchers Created Artificial Cells That Can Communicate With Each Other":
https://phys.org/news/2019-01-artificially-cells.html #ALife #Biology
Synthetic Biology: Programming Living Bacteria - Christopher Voigt: #ALife