53: George Dyson – The Entangled Destinies of Nature, Humans and Machines

In this episode Richard Kilgarriff meets George Dyson, the science historian who presents human evolution and technology in the context of the natural world.
In his latest book, ANALOGIA, (https://www.amazon.co.uk/Analogia-George-Dyson/dp/1846147441/ref=pd_lpo_14_t_0/260-6104575-8422968?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=1846147441&pd_rd_r=4324f819-9d1f-456a-8d4f-36d56a995465&pd_rd_w=3dM3o&pd_rd_wg=darFU&pf_rd_p=7b8e3b03-1439-4489-abd4-4a138cf4eca6&pf_rd_r=1897SRTW7GYK78N6MY8G&psc=1&refRID=1897SRTW7GYK78N6MY8G/?tag=bookomi-21) The Entangled Destinies of Nature, Human Beings and Machines, George challenges the assumption that digital technology, made by human code, is naturally superior and separate to analogue design, and that the machines we imagine as our own today, may not be the machines that nature intends for tomorrow…