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Silicon Second Nature: Culturing Artificial Life in a Digital World, Updated With a New Preface
Silicon Second Nature takes us on an expedition into an extraordinary world where nature is made of bits and bytes and life is born from sequences of zeroes and ones. Artificial Life is the brainchild of scientists who view self-replicating computer programs—such as computer viruses—as new forms of life. Anthropologist Stefan Helmreich's look at the social and simulated wo ...more
Paperback, 330 pages
Published August 29th 2000 by University of California Press
(first published 2000)
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