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Silicon Second Nature: Culturing Artificial Life in a Digital World

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By: Stefan Helmreich

316 pages, 21 b/w illus, 6 tabs

University of California Press

Hardback | Dec 1999 | #84225 | ISBN: 0520207998
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An expedition into an extraordinary world where nature is constituted of bits and bytes and life is born from sequences of zeroes and ones. Anthropologist Helmreich investigates the social and simulated worlds of Artificial Life - a strange hybrid of computer science and biology.

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