12.1 Operating system or ecosystem?

Is the coded world going to be capable of cultivating the organic value of the planet or will our efforts be about reprogramming it to suit today’s interests? That’s for all of us to decide.


1.24 And they went in two by two

The essence of code is binary, it’s made up of 0’s and 1’s. These bits and bytes of code are protein chains for digital life. You could call them the double helix’s of our digital DNA.


1.12 Complexity, classification and consciousness

A great many new scientific disciplines emerged as a result of the Industrial Revolution. They included new fields of professional practice such as engineering, design and several branches of medicine.