Archive July 2014


Information Revisited – New Proteins

July 18, 2014 | Under Science | Posted by | No Comments

Last week I explained why random events cannot create meaningful information. This week let’s see how recent laboratory results confirm that, by looking at the creation of new proteins. Proteins are biological machine parts. They are manufactured using the code in DNA by snapping together the specified sequence of amino acids. All life uses the…

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Information – Monkeys or God?

July 11, 2014 | Under Science | Posted by | No Comments

Where does information come from? Did you ever hear of that blind monkey typing? Some argue that, if the monkey types long enough, you will get anything you are looking for. But simple math shows the monkey cannot generate meaningful information within the “probabilistic resources” of the universe. Take any stream of words/letters more than…

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